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Hugs May Help Protect Against Colds by Boosting Social Support

More frequent hugs may protect people from the increased susceptibility to infection that comes with being stressed, resulting in less severe illness symptoms. ... More>


Walk This Way: Acting Happy Can Make It So


National Institutes of Health Announce Intent to Publish 4 Funding Opportunity Announcements

The National Institutes of Health Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Common Fund Program intends to support a collaborative research infrastructure involving an interdisciplinary team of basic and clinical scientists to develop the foundation for an experimental medicine approach to behavior change. ... More>


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Workplace Ostracism More Distressing Than Harassment

Being ignored, excluded, or overlooked at work inflicts more damage on our physical and mental health than does being harassed, a new study shows. ... More>