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We have countless songs, movies, books and even a holiday to prove it. But can love really shape our health and how we act and behave?

The science of love and loneliness

February 17th, 2019

We have countless songs, movies, books and even a holiday to prove it. But can love really shape our health and how we act and behave?

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    Also dubbed “self-myofascial release,” foam rolling is a form of self-massage that literally employs rollers made of foam to reduce tension in the fascia, a ...

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    In the U.S., there’s 4,400 unidentified bodies recovered and logged annually, according to National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. Of those, 1,000 stay nameless after ...

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    During a traumatic event, it’s normal to feel stress and fear. It’s often what saves our lives and is the body’s natural fight-or-flight mechanism, helping ...

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    First and foremost, self-care isn’t a one-size-fits-all deal. It’s the reflection of what makes you—regardless of your generation—feel better and recharged after a rough day, ...

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    He has 431 NHL wins, the ninth-most in league history. He has won three Stanley Cup rings, five conference championship trophies and an Olympic goal ...

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    According to research in the Review of General Psychology, 50 percent of happiness is genetic and 10 percent is because of circumstances, such as wealth ...

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    About a fifth of U.S. adults struggle with mental illness, but only 41 percent of that group received services in the past year, according to ...

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    Carnivorous plants aren’t a product of nightmares so much as they are a product of evolution. When plants growing in bogs and other wetlands couldn’t ...

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    In the modern era, there’s nothing quite like ending a shopping safari with a bargain. So when it comes to consumer goods, why not stack ...

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    To maximize Super Bowl gambling opportunities, it helps for sports bettors to piece together exactly how they see the action playing out. Here’s one view ...

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    Fortunately, the Southern Nevada Water Authority has had strategic initiatives in place since 2002 to keep up with the area’s rapidly growing population.

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    Infant mortality rates are nearly double for African-Americans in Nevada compared with other ethnicities in the state. One-third of Native American children are part of ...

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    According to the American Institute of Stress, stress has been linked to depression, anxiety, heart attacks, stroke, hypertension and immune system disturbances, and can cause ...

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    NFL teams are notoriously secretive, and the Raiders haven’t typically done much to refute the reputation. That could be changing when the team moves to ...

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    For the times when it’s better to “just do” than say “let me know what you need,” (asking for help is not always easy), here ...

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    The government shutdown, which began December 22, is the longest on record, causing national parks to rely on volunteers and donations to stay open.

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    Two-thirds of Americans can't pass a basic financial literacy test, according to a study of 80,000 people by FINRA Investor Education Foundation. That means the ...

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    Tony Machado stands about 20 yards from the hole at Chimera Golf Club ahead of his second shot. He makes great contact with the soccer ...

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    Sip Barolo, nosh on a meat and cheese board and put chocolate on everything.

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    “The idea was inspired by these terrific parties in Paris and Brussels on rooftops and thinking about how that would work in Las Vegas.”

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    Diablo's Cantina takes a more authentic turn with executive chef Saul Ortiz, a native of Mexico City known for crafting authentic cuisine ...

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    The 13th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit culinary festival will be back on the Las Vegas Strip May 9-12 with another talented lineup of ...

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    Whether you’re snuggling with your honey or decide you just need a touch of romance, you’ll find all sorts of experiences to spice up your ...

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    Emmet moved to Las Vegas with his family at age 15 from Rochester, New York, and graduated from Faith Lutheran High School.

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    One day as a youngster, Bryson Stott stepped to the plate in his T-ball league and looked out at an empty infield. In the name ...

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    The band's new "Sin City Residency" opens on August 14.

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    Jennifer Romas will celebrate 1,000 shows at Westgate this year.

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    The Australian quartet marks 10 years starring on the Strip and three decades performing together this year.

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    Deuces Are Wild will feature never-before-seen visuals and audio from Aerosmith recording sessions.

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    The group’s footprint here has included a Joint residency, Kiss by Monster Mini-Golf and Kiss-themed wedding packages.

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    “I felt like I was always being used as a tool, like, look at this hot porn girl I hang out with. They treated me ...

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    Fortunately for lovers of Athens fries, Paymon’s has expanded into the suburbs with locations in the southeast Valley and Summerlin.

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    “We saw Shania [Twain’s] and Garth [Brooks’ residencies] and we’ve been talking about trying to fall somewhere in the middle of that.”

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    I discovered the internet a little too early and got really curious with Googling. I was like, you can type in “boobs!”

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    “It’s the inclusive exclusive party. The emphasis has always been inviting everyone to participate and connecting through music and maybe fashion. We don’t want to ...

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    The sandos lasso in ingredients obvious—beef brisket on the Dallas and pulled pork on the Houston—and not so much, like the Waco (ham and pineapple) ...

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    Looking to relax and be more in tune with your partner? Veer toward indica or indica-leaning strains like Bubblegum Kush or Green Love Potion. Prefer ...

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    Mayer Hawthorne hits On the Record on February 15.