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June 2008
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More than a Feeling
How the Arts Affect Your Health
For thousands of years, people have searched for the meaning and beauty of life in music, painting, poetry and other arts. Now scientists are finding that the arts can benefit both your mental and physical health.
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What Makes Your Head Hurt?
Tension is the Most Common Culprit
If you suffer from headaches, you're not alone. Headaches are one of the most common health complaints. But only rarely do they warn of a serious illness.
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