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Travel can make you 7% happier

People who enjoy travel, travel regularly and frequently talk about new travel plans between trips also report being happier overall than those who stay close to home, according to a new study from Washington State University.

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Least lonely at 60

Older woman communicating virtually

A recent study of loneliness across the average lifespan found that the decade spanning one’s 60s may be the least lonely period for many adults, while 20-somethings tend to be the most lonely.

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Did you go ‘dry’ this January?

Dry January

Kicking off the new year by taking a monthlong break from alcohol – otherwise known as “Dry January” – is becoming a more popular choice every year, both in the U.S. and around the world.

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Boosting heart attack survival

A recent trial called Advanced Reperfusion Strategies for Refractory Cardiac Arrest, using a life support machine to temporarily take over the functions of the heart and lungs, improved the survival of its first participants who suffered from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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Good news about flu

Patient getting vaccine

Despite predictions that cases of the seasonal flu and COVID-19 could potentially spike together in a “twindemic,” the 2020-2021 flu season has so far been unusually mild, according to nationwide statistics.

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