News tagged with mental

Do children make you happier?

Women who have difficulty accepting the fact that they can't have children following unsuccessful fertility treatment have worse long-term mental health than women who are able to let go of their desire for ...

Sep 09, 2014
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Sibling bullies may leave lasting effects

(HealthDay)—While a burly kid on the playground may be the stereotype of a childhood bully, a new study suggests some of the most damaging bullies are as close to home as you can get: They're siblings who ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Ten percent of Americans admit to illicit drug use

(HealthDay)—Nearly 10 percent of Americans aged 12 and older were illicit drug users in 2013, and almost 20 million said they used marijuana, making it the most widely used drug, U.S. health officials reported ...

Sep 04, 2014
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Aussie cannabis users found to self-medicate

One in two Australians who grow cannabis for medicinal reasons are doing so without speaking to their doctor, according to responses from cannabis growers to an international survey.

Sep 03, 2014
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The ABCs of getting 40 winks

How early is too early for school? The American Association of Pediatricians recently recommended middle and high school start times be set no earlier than 8:30 a.m. The organization says the natural sleep ...

Sep 03, 2014
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The Edwardians were also fans of brain training

Brain-training programmes are all the rage. They are part of a growing digital brain-health industry that earned more than US$1 billion in revenue in 2012 and is estimated to reach US$6 billion by 2020. The extent to which they actually improve brain function re ...

Sep 01, 2014
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