This Week in Health: Take a Walk, Get a Massage, Pet a Dog

This Week in Health: Take a Walk, Get a Massage, Pet a Dog
From TIME - April 7, 2017

This week's health news was filled with useful tips about how to feel better and happier with a bit of self-care, like taking a walk during work and getting an occasional massage.Heres what else caught our attention this week. (Sign up for our newsletter for more.)

Here's how to be less tired after work

If you are tired of battling post-work fatigue, take a walk. A quick lunchtime stroll in a green space helped people concentrate more and feel better for the rest of the afternoon.

Almost half of U.S. adults have HPV

The sexually transmitted infection is more common than you think. Even more concerning: one in five adults has the type that puts a person at higher risk for cancer.

Why your pet is good for your mental health

The smile-making, anxiety-relieving benefits of pet therapy are fur-real.

The health risks of tattoos

Tattoos come with some rare but real risks, including blood-borne diseases from tainted ink and cancer.

Aspirin may lower the risk of dying from cancer

Massage can help treat lower back pain

How vitamin C may help cancer treatments work better

Babies in these countries cry the most

Why nature sounds help you relax


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