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Hand surgeons provide update on wild animal bites
October 27, 2017 - Injuries from wild animals are relatively uncommon, with a risk of unusual infections and other potentially severe complications, according to a paper in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery reg , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons ASPS . The review and update by Venkat K. Rao, MD, MBA, and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin - Madison includes a quick reference to treatment ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
E-cigarette use by high school students linked to cigarette smoking
Use of e-cigarettes by high school students was strongly associated with later cigarette smoking, according to a large study conducted in 2 Canadian provinces and published in CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal . While our study provides strong evidence that e-cigarettes are associated with smoking initiation among youth, the association is unclear, says Dr. David Hammond, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
Helping smokers quit: Payments, personalized support can work
BOSTON - Money can be more powerful than nicotine, as a new study found that smokers who received financial incentives, in addition to personalized support, to help them quit were more successful than smokers who did not receive these interventions. Published in JAMA Internal Medicine , the study demonstrates that these approaches could play an important role in helping people quit smoking. Despite declining smoking rates in recent years, tobacco use is st ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
Depression is on the rise in the US, especially among young teens
October 30, 2017 - Depression is on the rise in the United States, according to researchers at Columbia University s Mailman School of Public Health and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. From 2005 to 2015, depression rose significantly among Americans age 12 and older with the most rapid increases seen in young people. The findings appear online in the journal Psychological Medicine . This is the first study to identify trends in ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
Immigration Policies Based In Fear Hurt Even The Smallest Americans
Children as young as four are anxious about their parents being deported under President Trump s immigration policies with long-term consequences for their health and wellbeing. The children in our community are having sudden tantrums when they re dropped off at preschool they re obsessed with airplanes and distant relatives they only want to build walls with their blocks they turn away meals and snacks, they fear their parents being taken away. These are ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 30
I Won’t Let Anxiety Stop Me From Becoming A Mom
This article was originally published on Healthline . Original illustration by Healthline I was officially diagnosed with anxiety disorder when I was 24. But the truth is, I think I ve had it from birth. Adults called me a sensitive child because I was always afraid that something bad was going to happen. I hated change, loud noises, new people and anything remotely upsetting. One time, watching a vampire cartoon made me want to sleep with a thick scarf ar ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 30
Kate Middleton Is The Latest Victim Of Harmful 'Bump Shaming'
This article was originally published on Healthline . Photo Source Healthline As the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton lives her life with style and grace. And being a mother to Prince George and Princess Charlotte hasn t done much to change that. So when news broke that Kate and husband Will had another pink-cheeked royal baby on the way, people got excited. As with her last two pregnancies, the Duchess was diagnosed this time around with hyperemesis g ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 30
Why It's Time To Stop Casually Calling People 'Schizophrenic' And 'Bipolar'
By Amanda MacMillan There has been no shortage of insults during the first nine months of the Trump presidency both those directed at members of the administration, and those dished out by the commander-in-chief and his staff. But one specific insult recently caught the attention of two psychiatrists, who blogged about it on the BMJ website . In July, in a now-infamous phone call to reporter Ryan Lizza, then-Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci refer ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 30
When You're Not Working Because Of Depression And Anxiety
When You re Not Working Because of Depression and Anxiety was published on The Mighty . Written by Chronic Worrier As if the challenges you have to face living with and trying to battle mental illness in my case, recurring severe anxiety and depression aren t enough, there s also the feeling of shame that goes with it. That s my experience anyway, and I would guess that of most others who are living with any type of ongoing or recurring mental health condi ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 30
8 Stories That Will Resonate If You Have Social Anxiety
Living with social anxiety can be difficult in many ways. The condition is hardly about being shy it s more nuanced and challenging than many may believe. Social anxiety can cause emotional symptoms like excessive worrying and panic and physical issues like a rapid heartbeat and nausea . The condition is also incredibly common More than 15 million American men and women experience the disorder. We ve compiled a reading list that contains insights, first ha ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Oct 30
For college men, low awareness of HPV risk -- Education may help increase vacc...
October 26, 2017 - Male collegiate athletes have high rates of risk factors for infection with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus HPV , but have low HPV vaccination rates and low awareness of their personal health risks, according to a study in the November issue of The Nurse Practitioner , published by Wolters Kluwer . An educational program can increase knowledge and awareness of HPV risk in college-age men, but more work is needed to translate that ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds
The jury s still out on rock n roll. But the link between sex and at least one drug, marijuana, has been confirmed. A study by investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine indicates that, despite concerns among physicians and scientists that frequent marijuana use may impair sexual desire or performance, the opposite appears more likely to be the case. The findings, to be published online Oct. 27 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine , are based ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
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