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“GOOD VIBES ONLY” JUST MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE

The study, which was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, included 159,255 women from racially diverse backgrounds, per EurekAlert. The researchers found that higher levels of optimism, which they defined as “the generalized expectation of positive future outcomes,” correlated with longer lives and a higher likelihood of living past 90 years of age. Women who were more optimistic had a …

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How stress can damage your brain & body

We all know what stress feels like physically — though the symptoms vary by person. Some people experience shakiness or a racing heart, while others develop muscle tension, headaches or stomach aches. But what we might not realize is that our physiological responses to life’s stresses and strains can have deeper, less obvious repercussions for just about every organ and …

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Latest COVID updates

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Worried about AstraZeneca?

Worried about AstraZeneca? Me too. The way we think about risk might be the problem I have spent nearly the entire pandemic reporting on the science of vaccines. The evidence leaves us in no doubt: they are one of humanity’s greatest medical inventions and are directly responsible for saving tens of millions of lives. Hence, why I’m surprised that I …

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Parenting -Protecting Australia’s wildlife

–parenting Now that it’s hot out, at least once a week, my husband surprises our daughters with a trip to a local ice cream shop. This is when he says he feels he’s at “peak dad” — when he gets to spring something exciting on the kids that he knows will delight them. “I love to see that look of …

theatre of cruelty

Theatre of cruelty: If you think Australia making an example of a sick three-year-old is an exception, think again. This is what we do

Theatre of cruelty in Australia The Biloela family is just the latest unwilling participants trapped in Australia’s ongoing theatre of cruelty This week, my colleagues Melissa Davey and Josh Taylor put together a rich timeline of the events on Christmas Island that culminated in a three-year-old child being flown to Perth for medical treatment. I encourage you to read it if you …

Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open, citing her mental health

Tennis star Naomi Osaka said Monday she is withdrawing from the French Open after refusing to speak to the media at the grand slam. The major winner posted a statement on Twitter saying she was pulling out so that “everyone can get back to focusing on the Paris tennis going on,” adding that she would “take some time away from the court.” Naomi Osaka …