Health

A break for smokers? Glitch may limit penalties

(AP)—They have to huddle outside office buildings and they can't get their nicotine fix by lighting up on airplanes. But now smokers may catch a break from a glitch in President Barack Obama's health care law.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Child psychologist offers holiday tips for unruly kids

The holiday season can be particularly over-stimulating for young children, what with more pressure-packed traveling, shopping and even church-going.  Boston University child psychologist Dr. Jonathan Comer offers parents ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Did you see that? How could you miss it?

You may have received CPR training some time ago, but would you remember the proper technique in an emergency? Would you know what to do in the event of an earthquake or a fire? A new UCLA psychology study shows that people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fainting after air travel may indicate pulmonary embolism

Fainting after recent air travel could be a sign of pulmonary embolism (PE), a potentially fatal blockage in the lungs. Syncope or fainting is an uncommon symptom of pulmonary embolism; however, new research presented at ...

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