Health Behavior News Service

The Health Behavior News Service, (HBNS) has been in existence since 1999. It is a project of the Center for the Advancement of Health. The goal of HBNS is to provide the media and the public with the latest evidenced based scientific research for the purpose of making an informed decision about their health care. The service is funded by the Annenberg Foundation and the Kellogg Foundation. HBNS publishes health news on the Web, The Prepared Patient and the subscription is free.

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Military culture enables tobacco use

Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, such as exercise or taking meditation breaks, could ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Some psychiatric patients are more frequent users of hospital ERs

Long waits for care in overcrowded U.S. emergency departments (EDs) are stressful for patients and care providers and increase the risk of adverse events and the costs of care. ED patients with psychiatric conditions, in ...

Pediatrics

Unhealthy diets linked with mental health of children

Children and adolescents who ate foods high in saturated fats, refined carbohydrates and processed foods appear to experience more depression and low moods, suggests a new systematic research review in the American Journal ...

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