Performing Acts of Kindness Can Boost Both Physical Health and Happiness Levels, Study Finds

Performing acts of kindness and helping other people can be good for people’s health and well-being. That’s according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. But not all good-hearted behavior is equally beneficial to the giver. The strength of the link depends on many factors, including the type of kindness, the definition of […]

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Myanmar Eradicates Disease That Caused Blindness in 4% of Its People—The 12th Nation To Do So

Though trachoma is preventable, blindness from trachoma is irreversible–and it continues to be one of the leading causes of blindness globally, affecting 1.9 million people around the world. In good news from Myanmar, the World Health Organization has validated that the disease has been eliminated from the country: This is extra impressive, because in 2005, […]

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This Week’s Inspiring Horoscopes From Rob Bresny’s ‘Free Will Astrology’

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):“I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity,” said fashion writer Diana Vreeland. Here’s how I interpret that: People who enjoy looking their best and expressing their unique beauty may do so out of a desire to share their gifts with the world. Their motivation might be artistry and generosity, not self-centeredness. […]

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