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Text messaging program may help pregnant women kick the smoking habit
WASHINGTON, DC Oct. 2, 2017 -- An intensive text messaging program provides some pregnant women help in fighting the urge to light up a smoke, according to a study out today. Our findings show that a text messaging program helped some groups of pregnant women quit smoking during pregnancy, says lead author Lorien C. Abroms , ScD, MA, an associate professor of prevention and community health at Milken Institute School of Public Health Milken Institute SPH a ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 2
Plastic surgeons get tips on managing Opioid addiction risk
Oct. 2, 2017 - Opioid medications prescribed for pain management after plastic surgery may contribute to the ongoing opioid epidemic, according to a special topic paper in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery reg , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons ASPS . Plastic surgeons must recognize their patients risk of developing opioid use disorders and that the opioids they prescribe may be diverted to non- ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 2
The Balance Between Online Privacy and Monitoring
The adolescent world revolves around technology. In fact some studies report that teens are spending most of their waking hours online. With so much connected time, it raises the question how involved should parents be in their teens online life I was recently asked a series of questions pertaining to this very topic and shared my responses below. Should parents monitor their teens browsing history I believe it s important for parents to monitor their teen ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
Born To Be Wild - Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help
Born To Be Wild - Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe By Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH Reviewed by Lloyd I Sederer, MD
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
Why Would Anyone Run For Office? It’s In Their Genes?
I ve spent many of my adult years around or studying politicians. And for the life of me I ve never understood why someone would want to run for office. Candidates often spend a great deal of their own money and their family s and friends to go around talking to a lot of people, most of whom don t want to talk to them. What s the result Usually they get accused of being evil or stupid by political opponents. Then, if they win, they spend countless hours ra ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
"So Much to Read, So Little Time!"
Jobs of all kinds call for more reading than ever before, due mainly to the increasing role of technology in almost every field. While print newspapers continue to decline, online and mobile news sites show continued massive growth. Over 1.9 million new book titles were published in the last year alone http www.worldometers.info books , and a recent estimate put the indexed Internet at 4.59 billion pages and growing http www.worldwidewebsize.com , the grea ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
This One Exercise Can Improve Your Relationship Today
Have you ever found yourself feeling dissatisfied in a relationship The person you thought was so great and wonderful when you first met them, is starting to show flaws Why does he always talk about sports , why can t she cook like my mother Small things can become bigger and bigger until they feel like a fingernail on a chalkboard every time he she does that super annoying thing. Now you are starting to notice other things they do that annoy you too. He n ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
What Parents Need to Address About Sex
Talking about sex is something that parents need to address openly and clearly. We know that babies are sexual in the sense that they touch themselves sexually, in the womb so, it s never too early to talk about what naturally is part of your children s life. Their understanding of sexuality is central for your children to develop confidence . In our information age, numerous materials are readily available to help you address particular questions tailored ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
52 Ways to Show I Love You: Create the Right Rituals
In this season already filled with rituals checking off school supply lists, buying Halloween treats, changing the time on our non-atomic clocks, and shifting menus to adapt to shorter and perhaps cooler days we can also show love through rituals if we are mindful of their role in our closest relationships. I credit some of the rituals that David and I created while carrying on our two-year transatlantic courtship with helping us make it to the next level ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
Creepy Halloween Destinations
Looking for someplace creepy to go this Halloween If so, there is no shortage of spooky destinations to visit. A quick Google Search guided by the phrase creepy places leads you into a surreal realm of actual geographic locations that the most creative of Hollywood horror writers could not dream up on even their best of days. There are, of course, macabre old cemeteries, catacombs, and burial grounds aplenty, including one in the Philippines that is nothin ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Oct 1
Antidepressants and weight gain: What's the connection?
Antidepressants are the third most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States and are taken by 11 percent of Americans aged 12 years and over.
Medical News Today - Sat. Sep 30
How to Avoid a Personal Political Meltdown
I got into an email argument with my nephew about politics and wound up calling him a f------ moron. I can t believe I said that. I apologized later. That s not me. I threw my shoe at the TV news last night, I got so upset. I can t believe I d do something like that. These are fraught times, aren t they These regretful comments by two friends of mine invite us to think about how we respond to the turmoil around and within us all. How to find a calm, hopefu ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Sep 30
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