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Are you living your best life? 1 in 3 Americans believe they won’t hit their ‘peak’ until age 46!

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Mar 23, 2021 … NEW YORK — If you’re one of those people who believes “it’s all downhill after turning 30,” a new study might cheer you up. It turns out most Americans believe the best year of our lives doesn’t come until age 37. A survey of 2,000 people finds, on average, Americans believe they didn’t peak or will…

Breakfast really is for champions: People who regularly eat morning meal happier, more successful

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Mar 22, 2021 … NEW YORK — If waking up and having a hearty breakfast every morning simply isn’t your thing, you might want to reconsider that stance. A new study suggests that your career may benefit from starting the day off with the proper nutrition. The survey of 2,000 Americans — split between 1,000 breakfast eaters and 1,000 who…

When feeling dehydrated, 2 in 3 people opt for medication — not water!

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Mar 17, 2021 … NEW YORK — Although many people know they need to drink more water, it turns out few are actually treating their dehydration with water! In fact, some are doing things which just make things worse. New research shows more Americans will reach for over-the-counter medication to treat dehydration symptoms rather than drink a glass of H2O.…

Choir singing improves brain function, slows cognitive decline in older adults

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Feb 20, 2021 … HELSINKI, Finland — Here’s some research that’s sure to be music to the ears of folks who love to sing. Choir singing boosts brain function and creates a greater sense of togetherness, particularly in older people, according to a new study. The findings suggest that joining a choir could help fight age-related cognitive decline and…

Americans — especially married folks — having less sex than in years past

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Feb 07, 2021 … SAN DIEGO — How’s your love life going these days? Despite the perception that online dating has liberalized sexual encounters, one study finds that Americans are actually having sex less. Researchers at San Diego State University looked at data from the General Social Survey (GSS), a commonly-referenced sociological survey. They found the GSS useful in…

Post-COVID attitude? Americans more focused on enjoying life now than career and success

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Feb 02, 2021 … NEW YORK — Sometimes, all it takes is a world-changing crisis to give people a new perspective on life. A majority of Americans say they’re planning to focus more on health and happiness rather than career and success after the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, that also means getting their financial flaws in order too. The…

Making more money really does make people happier, study says

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Jan 20, 2021 … PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — The old saying goes “money can’t buy happiness,” but a new study finds that’s not exactly true. Although previous studies find there’s a limit to how much a person’s income impacts their happiness, a researcher from the University of Pennsylvania says the sky’s the limit when it comes to money’s influence over well-being.…

The end of COVID and return of traveling is keeping many optimistic about 2021

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Jan 14, 2021 … NEW YORK — Although most people are just happy to be in another year besides 2020, regaining their positivity will be a tough task moving forward. Seventy-six percent of Americans say it was harder to stay positive last year than ever before, according to a new survey. This isn’t to say it was impossible, though,…

Most breast cancer patients satisfied ‘going flat’ after mastectomy

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Jan 05, 2021 … LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A mastectomy can be a life-changing decision for women dealing with or at high-risk for breast cancer. While many women opt for breast reconstruction, a new study finds more women are “going flat” after surgery. Researchers from UCLA say although most of these women are happy with their choice, nearly a quarter…