Fragile X study offers hope of new autism treatment [Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:57:10 EST]
People affected by a common inherited form of autism could be helped by a drug that is being tested as a treatment for cancer, according to researchers. Fragile X Syndrome is the most common genetic cause of autism spectrum disorders. It affects around 1 in 4,000 boys and 1 in 6,000 girls. Currently, there is no cure.
Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study. This is the first randomized study to compare group mindfulness treatment and individual cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with depression and anxiety in primary health care.
Title: Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports [Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets [Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?
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Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness
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Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: FDA Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention
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Created: 11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu [Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu
Category: Health News
Created: 11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits [Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits
Category: Health News
Created: 11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows
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Created: 11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study
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Created: 11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief [Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
Category: Health News
Created: 11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Are We as Young as We Feel or as Old as We Think? [Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:51:25 +0000]
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If there's one thing all the recent research on aging and the influence of psychological factors tells us, it's that how we surround ourselves and how we think and feel about our lives really matters.

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A Testament to Character [Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:15:02 +0000]
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Character can be likened to a psychological "immune system" of sorts, insulating a person against both the slings and arrows and the many negative influences of this world -- and the admirable characters I've met in my life have clearly demonstrated to me the incredible power of just one person to make a significant difference.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
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Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds [Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Title: Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests
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Created: 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
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