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Romantic Breakups Can Cause Physical Pain, Study Shows

Love hurts. It sounds like a cliche, but new research suggests it might literally be true. Rejection by a romantic partner during a breakup activates regions of the brain associated with physical pain, according to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study. "Rejection literally hurts," researcher Edward Smith, a cognitive neuroscientist at Columbia…

By: AOL Health / April 3, 2011

Men Feel Old At 58, Women At Only 29

Women feel like they're getting old when they're a mere 29, while men don't feel their age until they're 58, according to a new study. A quarter of women surveyed said they felt like they were over-the-hill when they found their first gray hairs, while men said age didn't sink in with them until their…

By: AOL Health / April 2, 2011

Sex, Running And Other Intense Activity Can Be Deadly

Too much of a good thing can kill you. Short spurts of strenuous physical activity, like having sex or going for a run, can dramatically raise the risk of life-threatening heart problems in older people, new research shows. The chance is even greater among those who don't exercise regularly. The study, published this week i…

By: AOL Health / March 27, 2011