News tagged with social work

Musical experience offsets some aging effects

(Medical Xpress) -- A growing body of research finds musical training gives students learning advantages in the classroom. Now a Northwestern University study finds musical training can benefit Grandma, too, by offsetting ...

May 11, 2011
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Social giving makes us happier

People usually feel good when they make a charitable donation, but they feel even better if they make the donation directly to someone they know or in a way that builds social connection. Research to be published in the International Jo ...

Aug 20, 2013
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Acupuncture might ease fatigue linked to breast cancer

(HealthDay)—Offering breast cancer patients a relatively short regimen of acupuncture alongside standard treatment can help alleviate some of the crippling fatigue that often accompanies the disease, according ...

Nov 02, 2012
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