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Happiness exercises boost moods of those recovering from addiction says MGH study

Short writing exercises reliving happy moments boosted the moods of adults recovering from addiction in a study conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Recovery Research Institute. “Recovery is hard,” said lead author Bettina B. Hoeppner, senior research scientist at the institute and an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. “For the… Read More »

Moderate drinking not harmful for older patients with heart failure, study suggests

A new study suggests that people over age 65 who are newly diagnosed with heart failure can continue to drink moderate amounts of alcohol without worsening their condition. The study, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, showed a survival benefit for moderate drinkers compared with those who abstained from alcohol. On average,… Read More »

Tilting Head During Conversation Can Boost Social Engagement: Study

Conversation (Photo Credits: Pixabay) New York, Dec 30: While talking to a person, making a little tilt of the head may help the other person know you better, paving the way for deeper social engagement, suggests new research. While eye contact is considered crucial for social engagement, many people may find direct eye contact threatening.… Read More »