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The trick, of course, is to find moments of deep relaxation wherever you are, not just on vacation. Laughing with friends can be another way to start breaking the cycle of chronic stress and help keep your heart healthy, too. stock_colors/Getty Images hide caption

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High Stress Drives Up Your Risk Of A Heart Attack. Here's How To Chill Out

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Zoë, Maddy and Nick Waters, 10-year-old triplets from Bloomington, Ind. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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The Ups And Downs Of Togetherness And Independence When You're A Triplet

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Younger siblings seem to have an immune advantage as early as 1 month of age, which may help explain where they get the energy to tease older siblings. Rebecca Schortinghuis/Getty Images hide caption

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Most parents have a favorite child, psychologists say, even if they try to be fair. Hero Images Inc./Corbis hide caption

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When Kids Think Parents Play Favorites, It Can Spell Trouble

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Beheading Barbie is the kind of aggression that can cause sibling distress. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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