News tagged with illness

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California enacts right-to-die law

(HealthDay)—California on Thursday becomes the fifth and largest state in the country to allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives.

Jun 09, 2016
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Is firearm violence greater among the mentally ill?

A new study finds that the majority of mental health professionals believe firearm safety issues are greater among mentally ill people, yet they do not screen their clients for firearms or provide firearm safety counseling. ...

Jun 09, 2016
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Trauma in childhood linked to drug use in adolescence

Latest research from a national sample of almost 10,000 U.S. adolescents found psychological trauma, especially abuse and domestic violence before age 11, can increase the likelihood of experimentation with drugs in adolescence, ...

Jun 08, 2016
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Illness (sometimes referred to as ill-health or ail) can be defined as a state of poor health.

It is sometimes considered a synonym for disease. Others maintain that fine distinctions exist. Some have described illness as the subjective perception by a patient of an objectively defined disease.

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