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Hearts may swoon when stocks do, study suggests

(AP) -- Stock market slides may hurt more than your savings. New research suggests they might prompt heart attacks. Duke University researchers found a link between how a key stock index performed and how many heart attacks ...

Mar 13, 2010
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Financial hardship contributes to diagnosis anxiety

A new analysis has found that women with medium or low levels of income are particularly susceptible to anxiety and depression after being diagnosed with the precancerous breast condition, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). ...

Feb 08, 2010
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Discrimination takes its toll on Black women

Racial discrimination is a major threat to African American women's mental health. It undermines their view of themselves as masters of their own life circumstances and makes them less psychologically resilient and more prone ...

Nov 04, 2009
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Child Abuse Raises Risk of Illness in Adulthood

(PhysOrg.com) -- Child abuse has had a known association with increased risk for virtually all types of psychological and psychiatric problems — but a new evidence review suggests that it raises the risk of physical illness ...

Oct 08, 2009
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Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

(PhysOrg.com) -- Twenty minutes per day of guided workplace meditation and yoga combined with six weekly group sessions can lower feelings of stress by more than 10 percent and improve sleep quality in sedentary office employees, ...

Aug 04, 2009
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