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Love museums, theater? The arts might extend your life

(HealthDay)—If you’re a senior who loves to take in the latest art exhibit or check out a new musical, it might do more than stimulate your senses: New research suggests it could lengthen your life. Scientists found that among over 6,700 older adults they tracked, patrons of the arts had a markedly better survival rate […]

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Why we love big, blood-curdling screams

Of all the sounds humans produce, nothing captures our attention quite like a good scream. They’re a regular feature of horror films, whether it’s Marion Crane’s infamous shower scream in “Psycho” or Chrissie Watkins’ blood-curdling scream at the beginning of “Jaws.” Screams might seem simple, but they can actually convey a complex set of emotions. […]