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Runner’s high uses same system as marijuana

August 22, 2017

People have long credited endorphins, released during exercise, for the pleasant feeling of the so-called runner’s high. But scientists know that endorphin molecules can’t cross the blood-brain...

Looking for a longer life and a smaller waist? Fasting may be the answer.

August 21, 2017

Can drastically cutting back on calories really help you turn back the clock? Research suggests the benefits of fasting may be more than a smaller waistline; they could include a longer lifespan....

In as little as a week, popular meds can boost heart attack risk

August 18, 2017

Perhaps you’ve heard that an aspirin a day can help keep the doctor away. If so, you may wish to reconsider. A new study published in the British Medical Journal reports that using some...