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Jul 01, 2014

Mindfulness or cake? The battle against stress and comfort-eating

The sweet foods we crave to relieve stress have been shown to cause obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Short of a ban on sugar refinement, how can we break the habit? The race against obesity continues apace. Last week, for instance, the bid...

Jun 20, 2014

Sun's rays addictive like heroin, claims new report

SUNSHINE acts like an addictive drug and has a similar effect on the body as heroin, scientists claim. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun stimulate the production of endorphins, "feel good" hormones that act on the same biological pathway as opioid d... #Harvard Medical School #David Fisher