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Hormones deliver long-range, long-lasting messages all over the body.
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Internal clocks guide when you sleep, when you wake up, and when you get hungry.
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Maintaining balance keeps your body healthy and running smoothly.
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Hot flashes create a sudden warm sensation over your body and can range in time and intensity.
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Your body is even more vigilant about regulating and tracking its internal temperature than the best weather channel.
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The debut of Bruce Jenner’s sex change on the cover of Vanity Fair was stunning, but superficial. A deeper question than her newfound beauty is: What about her brain?
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Odor information travels through the amygdala, where it helps to influence such behaviors as reproduction and defense.
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