Psychology & Psychiatry

Why holding a grudge is bad for your health

(HealthDay)—It's surprisingly easy to hold a grudge, but whether it involves a friend, a co-worker or a loved one, it can fill you with bitterness, keep you stuck in the past and even lead to anxiety or depression.

Health

Physicians need training for mass casualty incidents

(HealthDay)—Proper training and post-incident steps can help lessen the secondary trauma health professionals experience providing care during mass casualty incidents (MCIs), according to an article published in the American ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

For Alzheimer's caregivers, a much-needed break

(HealthDay)—Day care centers for people with Alzheimer's disease can give their spouses and other family caregivers a much needed source of stress relief, a new study suggests.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Frozen in time: Clarifying laws on IVF embryo use and destruction

Over the past two decades, the frozen preservation of embryos has become routine practice in IVF. What currently happens to embryos next is controlled by overlapping and complicated rules that confuse and disempower IVF users.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Leisure activities cultivate hope, resilience in disaster survivors

(Medical Xpress)—As survivors of Hurricane Sandy are learning, the emotional toll of natural disasters is as profound as their physical devastation. However, a new study of people who survived Japan's deadly earthquake ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: Insomnia takes toll on tinnitus patients

For the more than 36 million people plagued by tinnitus, insomnia can have a negative effect on the condition, worsening the functional and emotional toll of chronic ringing, buzzing, hissing or clicking in the head and ears, ...

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