Psychology & Psychiatry

Fewer older Korean Americans use mental health services

Nearly 30% of older Korean American immigrants fell within the category of experiencing mental distress, but only 5.7% had used professional mental health services according to a study conducted by the University of Hawaiʻi ...

Health

Fewer women aware of heart disease as leading cause of death

(HealthDay)—From 2009 to 2019, there was a decrease in awareness among U.S. women that heart disease is the leading cause of death (LCOD) among women, according to a special report from the American Heart Association, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 presents new obstacles for people who use service dogs

While browsing through a Facebook group for guide, mobility and service dog recipients, a post by one of the members jumped out at me. "Did you dare to go out with your dog?" it asked. "Are you able to go out of your home?" ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Children with disabilities need oral hygiene support

An International Islamic University Malaysia study highlights the need for strong oral hygiene awareness among school staff caring for disabled children. A high incidence of dental issues among disabled children boarding ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A man who can't see numbers provides new insight into awareness

By studying an individual with an extremely rare brain anomaly that prevents him from seeing certain numbers, Johns Hopkins University researchers provided new evidence that a robust brain response to something like a face ...

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