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  Release of relaxation hormones has positive effects, researchers say.   Receiving soothing massages for eight weeks after the death of a loved one can provide much-needed consolation during an intense, stressful period of grieving, according to a study in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing.  Hand and foot massages can help […]


Scientists believe anger may alter the immune system in a similar manner to how stress causes chronic inflammation. Anger kills—isn’t a new concept in medical circles.  Since the late 1960s researchers have evaluated its link to heart disease.   A study consisting of 670 men, from 45 to 87, participants in the US Normative Aging […]