Your Body on Caffeine

“Don’t talk to me until I’ve had my coffee.” Sound familiar? “I can’t survive without caffeine.” Maybe it’s just a case of the Mondays, or maybe you’re unaware of exactly how much caffeine you’re guzzling on a daily basis. Time ...

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Should You Try Whole Body Cryotherapy?

Leasha West’s body has been through the wringer. As a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former combat instructor, she hiked 15-plus miles several times a week with a 150-pound pack on her back. The bottoms of her feet turned raw and ...

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Caffeine May Not Cause Palpitations

Drinking that extra cup of coffee or tea won’t likely make your heart beat a few times faster than usual, according to a study published yesterday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers examined people who drank coffee, ...

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12 Steps to Let Go of a Grudge

A grudge is a worn, ugly, itchy sweater you can’t get rid of – because if you do, how will you stay warm? Nursing a grievance is part of human nature: At some point, almost everyone does it. Freeing yourself ...

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Working overtime may raise stroke risk

  If you’re “leaning in” by putting in extra hours on the job, you may be gaining gender equality that you don’t want—the same stroke risk as your male colleagues. A recent analysis indicates that women who work 55 hours ...

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Women’s hearts age differently than men’s do

A long-term study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found that men’s hearts typically grow with age, while women’s shrink. The researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the left ventricle—the main pumping chamber of ...

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