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Stress and anxiety wear down your brain. Here’s how to fight back.
Forgetful? Distracted? The world is on fire—it’s normal.
Baboon poop shows how chronic stress shortens lives
Biologists tracked 300 baboons from life to death and found some interesting insights.
Can you really die from a broken heart?
Extreme emotional distress can cause the heart muscles to weaken.
Do Insects Get Stressed?
Welcome to the third and final installment of my stress series, in which I ask whether the organisms I talk...
Do Microbes Get Stressed?
Welcome back. Here is the second part of my three-part series on stress, in which I explore whether the organisms...
Do Plants Get Stressed?
I spent the last several months thinking about stress, not only because I was actively stressed over deadlines and the...
FYI: Does Stress Make You Hungry?
Yes, but only for junk food.
A Whole New Kind of Party Animal
Pets provide significant relief from college's unique stress factors