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    Playing Team Sports Could Boost Mental Health

    Join in. While research has shown that exercise can effectively fight panic attacks as well as mood and sleep disorders, a recent study reveals that organized sports help even more: According to survey data from the Centers for Disease Control on 1.2 million adults, those who exercised had fewer days of negative mental health, and those who played team sports reported the fewest. Experts believe such group activities may be more beneficial because they add an element of accountability and commitment while providing much-needed social support.

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