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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
Underweight women are at greater risk of early menopause
Underweight women and women who were underweight as teenagers or in their mid-30s are at greater risk of experiencing an early menopause compared to lean or normal weight women, according to a study of nearly 80,000 women. In addition, underweight women who lost 20 pounds or more at least three times between the ages of 18 and 30 were at significantly increased risk of an early menopause, which is defined as a naturally occurring menopause before the age o ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
Sidetracked by a donut?
Sugary, fatty foods are a distraction - more so than low-calorie foods and everyday objects - even if you are busy with a task that isn t remotely related to food, or are not even thinking about eating. This is according to Corbin Cunningham and Howard Egeth of Johns Hopkins University in the US, in the journal Psychonomic Bulletin Review which is published by Springer. Many studies investigate how people s thoughts and cognition relate to their eating hab ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
Societies detail treatment for patients with ventricular arrhythmias
The American College of Cardiology, along with the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society, today published new guidelines for the treatment of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death. Ventricular arrhythmias are an abnormal heartbeat arising from the heart s lower chambers, or ventricles. This condition can lead to cardiac arrest, which, in turn, results in sudden cardiac death if the abnormal rhyth ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
Food should be marketed as a 'meal' rather than a 'snack' to avoid overeating
Marketing food as a snack leads to increased consumption and continued overeating, a new study in the journal Appetite reports. In the first ever study of its kind, Professor Jane Ogden and her researchers from the University of Surrey examined the impact of labelling food products as snacks or meals . During this innovative investigation, eighty participants were asked to eat a pasta pot which was either labelled as a snack or a meal. Each pot was present ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Oct 30
To Focus Attention, Think On Your Feet, Not Your Seat
Standing desks, often satirized as a new age workplace phenomenon, have been linked to a range of health benefits, including decreased blood sugar, back pain and fatigue. And new research published in Psychological Science suggests that staying on your feet may not just be good for your heart, but also for your mind. Although dual-tasking may seem like second nature to most of us, researchers have been split on whether or not standing serves as a distracti ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Oct 30
Inside the Psychologist’s Studio with Lila Gleitman
APS Mentor Award Recipient Lila R. Gleitman s research on developmental psycholinguistics has won international recognition and fostered our understanding of children s innate language acquisition abilities. Her work has helped explain how young children identify verb meanings and process sentences, why verbs are learned more slowly than nouns, and how deaf children create communications that reflect the same structure found in spoken language. In this ins ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Oct 30
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