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Managing menopause Passport to Wellness

Given its informal title “the change of life,” it’s no surprise that menopause, just like any other change, can cause anxiety. However, menopause – the time in a women’s life when menstruation stops – doesn’t have to be a time that women anticipate with dismay. Menopause, which happens because the ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone, can occur …

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Do these genes make me lonely? Study finds loneliness is a heritable trait

Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and is an even more accurate predictor of early death than obesity. To better understand who is at risk, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine conducted the first genome-wide association study for loneliness — as a life-long trait, not a temporary state. They discovered that risk for …