Fear

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Research published in Current Biology showed the woman felt no fear in a variety of scary situations.
These included exposure to snakes and spiders, horror films and a “haunted house”.
The woman feels other emotions but said as an adult, she had never felt afraid.
She is the first known case of someone who is unable to process fear.
Researchers […]

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By Salynn Boyles
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
Study Shows a Positive Attitude and ‘Health Literacy’ Play Key Roles in Back Pain Relief
Most adults experience back pain at some point in their lives, but for about one in 10 sufferers the condition is persistent and disabling.
It has long been recognized that patients’ attitudes and beliefs about their […]

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