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How Stressed Are You? Your Earwax May Give Answers

Collecting and analyzing earwax for levels of the stress hormone cortisol may help us track mental health.

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Measuring stress: Earwax holds essential clues

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I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com

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