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How to Boost Your Brain With Endocannabinoids

How to Boost Your Brain With Endocannabinoids

If you feel like you’re moving a mile a minute, you might not be too far off. Life these days is fast-paced, demanding, and busy. While we all have different ways of coping—eating well, exercising,...

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Meet Your Brain’s New Best Friend—3 Reasons to Try BrainGear

Meet Your Brain’s New Best Friend—3 Reasons to Try BrainGear

We do lots of things to care for our bodies, like getting enough sleep, slathering on sunscreen, and squeezing in an exercise class. But what about our brains? Our hectic lives keep this essential ...

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Here’s What Happens to Your Brain When You Fake a Smile

Here’s What Happens to Your Brain When You Fake a Smile

Resting bitch face (RBF). The idea is downright insulting. But even though getting unwelcome suggestions from strangers to “smile” can quickly turn a neutral mood into an angsty one, going with the...

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How Benadryl Might Be Killing Your Brain Cells, and More in our Weekly Feed!

How Benadryl Might Be Killing Your Brain Cells, and More in our Weekly Feed!

Every Monday, we're rounding up the biggest news bites in health and wellness. In this week's episode: over-the-counter medicines like Benadryl, Dimetapp, and Dramamine could lead to dementia.

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11 Awe-Inspiring Facts You Never Knew About Your Brain

11 Awe-Inspiring Facts You Never Knew About Your Brain

It only weighs 3 pounds. It runs on about 20 watts of electricity. It’s what sets us apart from other animals.

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The Crazy Way Complaining Alters Your Brain

The Crazy Way Complaining Alters Your Brain

I’m sitting at my favorite local diner on a warm and sunny Saturday in February, with my boyfriend across from me—so many things to be grateful for. Only, I’m starving. One-by-one, I watch every ta...

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Good News, Chocolate Lovers: You Probably Have a Healthier Brain

Good News, Chocolate Lovers: You Probably Have a Healthier Brain

The act of breaking off a square of rich, sweet chocolate at work or before bed feels, well, naughty. Perhaps we glance to our left and right to make sure no one’s watching before we slide a bar ou...

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A 10-Minute Workout Can Change Your Brain for the Better

A 10-Minute Workout Can Change Your Brain for the Better

Are you a visual or auditory learner? A new study on the effect of exercise on the human brain suggests that we’re all actually kinesthetic learners. In other words, we learn by engage in physical ...

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The Seriously Scary Toll Stress Takes On Kids' Brains

The Seriously Scary Toll Stress Takes On Kids' Brains

In 2011, 25 percent of high school seniors applied to seven or more colleges—a time-consuming and challenging process that, for many teens, seems like it will influence the rest of their lives.

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Feast On These Anti-Aging Brain Foods To Stay Sharper, Longer

Feast On These Anti-Aging Brain Foods To Stay Sharper, Longer

My grandmother loved her toast and coffee. She always ate simply and modestly, favoring plain meals. She lived to be a 92-year-old great-grandmother, but in much of her elder years, she was in and ...

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How to Not Get Fired: Easy Tips to Be More Productive at Work

How to Not Get Fired: Easy Tips to Be More Productive at Work

There's a reason why they call it work—after all, sitting at a desk all day isn't exactly a party. But getting distracted at the office can cost you.

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Do You Live In One of America's Most Polluted Cities?

Do You Live In One of America's Most Polluted Cities?

On the surface, it seems like air quality in America should be pretty great these days, right?

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