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Does weather affect arthritis pain?

Medical myths die hard. Maybe that’s because there’s no agreement on whether a common belief is indeed a myth. For example, there’s the longstanding belief that weather affects arthritis pain. Many of my patients notice a clear connection; some are so convinced of the link, they believe they can predict the weather better than the… Read More »

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Medical News Today: How do our emotions affect our immune response?

New research uncovers fresh evidence to suggest that frequent exposure to negative emotions may have an important impact on the functioning of the immune system. Do you often feel sad or angry? This could affect how your body reacts, researchers warn. Many studies have shown that chronic exposure to stress, anxiety, and negative moods generally… Read More »

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Late-night tweeting may affect pro basketball players' performance

(Reuters Health) – Professional athletes in the National Basketball Association may score fewer points and snag fewer rebounds the day after late-night activity on Twitter, a new study suggests. Sleep researchers studied game performance to understand how late-night social media use and sleep deprivation might affect occupational and physical performance the following day. “Most of… Read More »

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