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Don't worry: Smartphone app reduces anxiety

Playing a smartphone game for 25 minutes can greatly reduce a person's anxiety, according to research published in a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:06am EDT

Tags: Tracy Dennis, Hunter College, City University of New York, Laura O, Neal Augenstein

Researchers: Wash your hands of stress, because it's contagious

Not only is stress a contagious natural defense mechanism -- researchers say it can present long-term health risks.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 05:28am EST

Tags: startribune, stress, herma percy

Helping kids deal with shutdown stress

Just like their parents, kids are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 06:54am EDT

Tags: kate Ryan, shutdown, parenting, children, Eleanor Mackey

Dr. Pawz: Keep your pet home for the 4th of July

If you're planning on bringing your pup to Fourth of July festivities, think twice about events with fireworks. Local veterinarian Katy Nelson says exposing pets to frightening fireworks displays isn't fair to Fido.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 01:32pm EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, July 4th holiday, pets, Katy Nelson, Dana Gooley