The parts of the brain known to help process fear and negative emotion are hyperactive when someone with math anxiety confronts a tricky problem, scientists say. iStockphoto hide caption

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Take A Hike To Do Your Heart And Spirit Good
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For Many Americans, Stress Takes A Toll On Health And Family
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Noah Cummings, 13, starts the morning with his mom, Heather Cummings, at home in Epsom, N.H. Ellen Webber for NPR hide caption

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Anxious Parents Can Learn How To Reduce Anxiety In Their Kids
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