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Stress, Part 2: stress and our bodies


In this weekend's installment of our stress series with Dr. Sonia Lupien: how stress affects our bodies--and why we're still running from that woolly mammoth.

Dr Lupien is the founder and director of the Centre for Studies on Human Stress in Montreal, which combines research with public outreach. She's also a professor of psychiatry at the Universit√© de Montreal.

In 2003 she was voted one of the Top 10 Canadians Who Make a Difference by MacLean's Magazine.

Benoit Aubin wrote this about her: 
"In the rarefied circles of research on how hormones can affect the brain and influence our behaviour, health and happiness -- that's psycho-neuro-endocrinology -- Lupien is a star.

She has established clinically to international acclaim what many of us know intuitively: stress can make us sick."

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