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“stress”

Oct 16, 2014 12:45 PM ET
We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
Jul 14, 2014 04:31 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Eating a high-fat meal after a stressful day led to calories burning more slowly, reports a new study. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2014 06:25 AM ET
If you've ever been nervous or stressed, you might have experienced a weird feeling in your stomach. Why do we feel so many emotions in our guts? Laci did some digging to figure out what connects our brains to our midsections.
Apr 16, 2014 07:20 AM ET
Finals week is approaching and some of you might be stressed out. While exams are stressful, there are ways to make them more manageable. Join Laci as she covers five helpful tips to do better on finals.
Mar 14, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A religious group contends that religious activity promotes social well-being, one of four components of brain health. Other research has suggested that religion shrinks the brain. Who's right?
Jan 6, 2014 08:20 AM ET
Feeling anxious or nervous about something? Don't try to calm yourself down - get psyched! Annie tells you about a new study that suggests that excitement over fear-inducing activities can make you feel better.
Dec 18, 2013 04:45 AM ET
Laughing is weird if you think about it -- a physical response to something we find funny, or even uncomfortable. Guest host Annie Gaus explains why we do it.
Nov 11, 2010 07:06 AM ET // Liz Day
Close to one in five employees have missed work due to stress, and almost all have lied to their bosses about it.