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STEM Tuesday: Gratitude is Good for Your Heart

(Yesterday, as I drove CoCo to work, I listened to my favorite radio station, WBEZ. The mellow voice of Bob Edwards introduce It was Gratitude Monday, and the week of Thanksgiving, so of course I listened up. Paul Mills, a professor of family medicine and public health at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, already knew that gratitude helps fend off depression.  He wondered if it could make a difference in physical health.  So he decided to do a study.  A much more rigorous study than the one I did with the “miracle” face cream. Mills recruited a…

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