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Steve Bailey Associated Press, May 7 2001 If you’re happy and you know it – you just may live longer. New research released Monday stemming from a 15-year study of aging and Alzheimer’s disease in nuns suggests a positive emotional state at an early age may help ward off disease and even prolong life. “It’s… Read more »

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Will Boggs, MD Reuter’s Health April 24, 2001 Women who harbor feelings of anger or depression are more likely to have heart disease risk factors such as high cholesterol and an unhealthy weight, a new study shows. Researchers say the findings add more support to the idea that physical and psychological factors conspire to raise… Read more »

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Reuters, April 26 2001 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who see the proverbial glass as half empty may be nearly four times more likely than their optimistic peers to come down with a cold, study findings suggest. According to the report, psychological stress, particularly the chronic type that may accompany a neurotic and negative… Read more »

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Allergy 2001 A perceived increase in allergies among children in the industrialized world has been blamed on everything from environmental pollutants to sanitizing products. Now, a team of researches from Finland suggests that diet may play a role. Their study, published in a recent issue of the journal Allergy, found that children who eventually developed… Read more »

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Will Dunham Reuters March 27, 2001 BETHESDA, Md. (Reuters) – Medical experts gathered on Monday at the US National Institutes of Health, the very embodiment of the medical establishment, to discuss a concept once derided as New Age fluff–how emotions shape human health and disease. Leading researchers in medicine, neuroscience, microbiology, psychology and social sciences… Read more »

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Copyright © 1999 Nicotine Anonymous World Services God grant me serenity, to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change. As smokers trying to stop smoking, we cannot change the craving… Read more »

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Lisa Tsering, Natural Health July/August, 1999 This Spring the city of Atlanta clocked a breath-catching pollen count: slightly more than 6,000 grains per cubic meter of tree and other pollen, the highest ever measured in that area. To the west, Tulsa, Okla., posted a count of 10,000. This is especially remarkable when you realize that… Read more »

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Health Psychology July 1999 Patients with coronary heart disease can lower their blood pressure and reduce their heart risk by undergoing hostility-reduction intervention. The study found that in persons who had heart disease, who were additionally having problems with interpersonal stress or aggression, that if they went into a group therapy, their blood pressure as… Read more »

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Alternative Medicine May 1999 There is hardly any human disease or condition in which allergic factors are not involved,” claims California chiropractor and acupuncturist Devi S. Nambudripad. ÒA substance under the sun, including sunlight itself can cause an allergic reaction someone.” In other words, you are potentially allergic to anything. if you check with enough… Read more »