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Psychology & Psychiatry

Using mindfulness to lower stress

Many chronic conditions, like high blood pressure, insomnia or heartburn, can be traced to a single common problem: stress.

Cardiology

Heart attacks—different signs for men, women

We've all seen the movie scenes where a man gasps, clutches his chest and falls to the ground. In reality, a heart attack victim could easily be a woman, and the scene not so dramatic.

Health

Want to avoid a cold? Try a tattoo or twenty, says researcher

There's no known cure for the common cold, but receiving multiple tattoos can strengthen your immunological responses, potentially making you heartier in fighting off common infections, according to research by a trio of ...

Health

How to have a well-stocked first-aid kit

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. Ideally, one kit should be in the home and one in the family car.

Health

Avoiding colds and flu

Celebrating fall and looking forward to the holiday season is exciting for most of us. We look forward to bonfires, falling leaves, social gatherings and holiday events. We share laughs and visits with friends and family. ...

Neuroscience

Ways to help elderly parents maintain psychological prowess

As your parents age, their risk of loss of independence and physical health problems increases while their potential quality of life decreases, all as a result of decreased psychological prowess. Some changes in psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety and depression in children, adolescents

Childhood mental health awareness has increased in recent years, but the majority of children and adolescents with mental health issues remain undiagnosed and untreated.

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