Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

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05/12/2012
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Study: Elderly Brains Have Trouble Recognizing Untrustworthy Faces

IMPLICATIONS: Older adults have in general been shown to be less sensitive to negative cues, write the authors. This “positivity bias,” which leads them to report higher levels of happiness and satisfaction with life, can be considered a good thing — until people try to take advantage of that. Continue reading

05/12/2012
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Can Yoga Help Treat High Blood Pressure?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects millions of people around the world, including over 30 percent of American adults. Often referred to as “the silent killer” for its tendency to wreak havoc on the body without producing symptoms, hypertension is the most common cardiovascular disease and a leading cause of stroke. If you have any concerns, get checked by your doctor. There likely won’t be any other way of knowing if you’re at risk. Continue reading

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