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    • The Science of a Good Marriage
    • By: Tara Parker-Pope
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
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    We've all heard the statistic: Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce. But what if it isn't true? What if, in fact, its not only possible but often easier than you think to save a seemingly troubled relationship? Those are the questions Tara Parker-Pope asked herself after her own divorce. An investigative journalist on the health and wellness beat, she turned to some of the top biologists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and other scientists for answers.

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    • Good Food For Thought

    • By Melissa Holewinski on 08-27-10

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    • How to Build Resilience in Midlife

    • By: Tara Parker Pope
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Much of the scientific research on resilience — our ability to bounce back from adversity — has focused on how to build resilience in children. But what about the grown-ups?

    "How to Build Resilience in Midlife" is from the July 31, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Tara Parker Pope and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Should You Choose a Female Doctor?

    • By: Tara Parker Pope
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Whether your doctor is a man or woman could be a matter of life or death, a new study suggests. A study of more than 580,000 heart patients admitted over two decades to emergency rooms in Florida found that mortality rates for both women and men were lower when the treating physician was a woman. And women who were treated by male doctors were the least likely to survive.

    "Should You Choose a Female Doctor?" is from the August 20, 2018 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Tara Parker Pope and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How to Manage Stress Like an Olympic Biathlete

    • By: Tara Parker Pope
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Race across the snow on skis as fast as you can. Now stop and shoot a target the size of an Oreo about 54 yards away. If you miss, you’ll ski penalty laps before you are allowed to race to the next set of targets.

    "How to Manage Stress Like an Olympic Biathlete" is from the February 21, 2018 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Tara Parker Pope and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • To Bicker Less, Shut Your Eyes …

    • By: Tara Parker Pope
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    It started as a simple conversation about a child’s birthday party. But it quickly escalated into a full-blown marital rift. She accused him of neglecting the family. He said she was yelling.

    "To Bicker Less, Shut Your Eyes …" is from the September 04, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Tara Parker Pope and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Ambivalent Marriage Takes a Toll on Health

    • By: Tara Parker Pope
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Ambivalent Marriage Takes a Toll on Health" is from the October 28, 2015 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Tara Parker Pope and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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