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New Study: The Healing Power of Cuddling

monkeys cuddlingIs there anyone who doesn’t like cuddling? On the physical affection spectrum, it may not be an all-star, but it’s definitely a winner in terms of improving our health and well-being. Besides the obvious physical pleasure of cuddling, there is… Read the rest

NIH-funded study suggests brain is hard-wired for chronic pain

A Map of Chronic Pain
A Map of Chronic Pain

Brain’s white matter may determine susceptibility to chronic pain

Scientists used the structure of the brain’s white matter (green lines) to predict whether a subject would recover from low back pain. Red dots represent differences… Read the rest