Stress

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Experts: Certain Foods Can Help Cut Stress

The website KitchenDaily.com compiled a list of foods experts say could help fight anxiety.

03/02/2015

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Simple Steps To Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays can be busy. There are gifts to buy, cookies to bake, decorations to put up and that can all amount to one thing — stress.

12/23/2014

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Seen At 11: Are You Stressing Your Hair Out?

We’ve come to accept stress as part of our daily lives. But for women, and more and more young women, there’s a new and devastating effect from stress—losing their hair.

10/22/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Behind-The-Wheel Stress Could Improve Driving Performance In Teens

Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death for people aged 15-29, and the most dangerous time is during a new driver’s first few months behind the wheel.

04/08/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Investigating The Link Between Stress And Infertility

A team of researchers at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, led by Dr. Courtney Lynch, have made a connection between stress and a couple’s inability to get pregnant.

03/24/2014

Holiday stress could lead to heart problems. (Credit: CBS 2)

Holiday Time Can Mean Stress On Your Heart

Holiday stress can mean trouble for your heart if you’re not careful.

12/24/2013

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Study: 9/11 Led People To Start Smoking Again

Roughly one million people who had kicked the habit went back to smoking because of the stress of 9/11, according to a newly published report.

06/21/2013

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Poll: Level Of Happiness Linked To Wealth

A full 58 percent of respondents to a new University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant poll answered they were either completely happy or very happy.

06/18/2013

Survey: Connecticut Most Stressed In Tri-State Area

A Gallup survey on stress in America conducted from January to December 2012 and just released this month found that among those in the Tri-State Area, 43 percent of the people surveyed in Connecticut answered yes to having stress.

04/30/2013

Police stand guard near beach homes that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy, on November 24, 2012 in Ortley Beach, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Once-Idyllic Jersey Shore Now A Stressful Place To Live Post-Sandy

The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy is being felt beyond the bricks and mortar, as the serenity at the Jersey Shore has been replaced by stress.

03/09/2013

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Are You A Workaholic?

When most people leave work at the end of the day they let out a sigh of relief. But for others, enough is just never enough.

01/28/2013

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Talking To Your Kids About Hurricane Damage, Defeating Disaster Distress

From the stress of dealing with the aftermath of back to back storms, to dealing with the outcome of the presidential elections – which not everyone agreed on – we know there are parents out there that could use some tips on teaching their kids to cope.

11/09/2012

LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes Enters 30-Day Treatment Facility

On the day after her 30th birthday, country star LeAnn Rimes voluntarily entered a 30-day treatment center to deal with anxiety and stress.

08/30/2012

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Can Stress Shrink Your Brain? Research Says Diet May Improve Mood, Work Performance

Long-term exposure to stress floods the brain with cortisol, which damages neurons making them smaller. Part of the brain affected by stress controls problem solving and memory: in extreme cases, the results can be serious.

08/21/2012

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