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Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook

Here are some stories published elsewhere that we think you might be interested in.

Find them on The Straits Times Mind&Body Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StraitsTimesMindBody.

THE SUPER-CENTENARIAN

World's oldest person Emma Morano celebrates 117th birthday.

She credits her longevity to an odd diet and being single.


BREAST CANCER SCREENING

Should there be a cut-off age for mammograms?

No, older women should also get screened for breast cancer.


MAGIC MUSHROOM DRUG

Three cancer patients tell how a psychedelic drug eased their fears.

New research shows that a compound in "magic mushrooms" can help relieve depression, anxiety and distress.


HEART HEALTH

The healthiest things that every 45-year-old should do.

Lower your heart failure risk for the rest of your life by taking good care of your health when you are between the ages of 45 and 55.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 06, 2016, with the headline 'Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook'. Print Edition | Subscribe