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mood

Strong bonds, strong bones

New study finds that older women who enjoy quality social connections might reap the rewards in physical health.

Budget your way to bliss

Cutting back on less meaningful expenses can leave more money for the things that give you pleasure.

Feeling glum? It’s all in the wrist

Researchers have created a high-tech wristband that can change color based on the wearer's emotions, providing a new tool in the management of mood disorders.

Want happy? Get a hound

Introducing a dog into your busy life could be just the ticket to less stress and better health—but only if you commit to regular walks.

Feeling pressured? So does your pooch

Cortisol levels in dogs often mirror those of stressed-out pet owners.

Life got you down? Grin and bear it

Good news: Smiling may indeed boost your mood. Bad news: Frowning will bring you down.

Want happiness? Spread kindness

Your kindergarten teacher had it right—if you want to bring cheer and goodness into your life, you should first deliver the joy to others.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

Build a good food mood

What determines your cognitive output? Your nutritional input.

Haywire body clocks tied to mood disorders?

New findings extend our understanding of the body's complex genetic architecture and how it relates to hormones, neuroticism, depression and bipolar disorder.

Exercise chases away the blues … to a point

Activity helps people no matter their age, race, gender, household income or education level.

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