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Bridging approach to regulation needed to keep to e-cigarette innovations coming
A regulatory mechanism that allows for a bridging approach between different variants of e-cigarettes and other next generation products is required to maintain the rate of breakthrough innovations. Despite their short history, products like electronic cigarettes have gone through many changes and can now be categorized in multiple generations, Dr James Murphy, Head of Reduced Risk Substantiation at British American Tobacco said today. But, he said, The ma ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Nov 17
The Beauty of Being Bound
Ali F. Marvin, a doctoral student in the University of Alaska Anchorage clinical-community psychology program, asks psychologists to step up and stand in solidarity with communities to resist a hateful climate. Sitting in a classroom last fall, I heard my professor talk about an Alaska Native woman who wanted to say thank you to a group, but English words could not translate her true meaning. She explained that, in her language, thank you really means I am ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Nov 17
The Mental Health Struggles of Weight Loss Surgery
The following is a guest post by Joseph Rauch The burden of weight loss surgery is heavier than the discomfort, bodily risks and cost of the procedure itself. People who consider and undergo weight loss surgery cope with issues that impact their mental health and relationships, not only their bodies and wallets.
Psychology Today - Thu. Nov 17
Financial Morbidity
The dictionary defines morbidity as the relative incidence of disease, and in the insurance field, it s associated with the chances of someone becoming disabled. The idea of financial morbidity is aimed clearly at those who possess an inability to deal with their financial lives to a degree that their long-term financial security is put in jeopardy. Do some or most of the following behaviors sound familiar If so, you might be in or near a state of financia ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Nov 17
Women Veterans Face Mental Health Crisis
In the rough-and-ready, male-dominated world of military pilots, Olivia Chavez held her ground.
Huffington Post - Thu. Nov 17
3 Health Problems That Are Quietly Affecting Thousands of College Students
Stress is in full swing on many college campuses right now, as the fall semester s midterms give way to end-of-the-semester projects and final exams.
Huffington Post - Thu. Nov 17
Nurse-led monitoring improves the care of patients prescribed mental health me...
New research has found that nurse-led medicines monitoring can prevent serious adverse side effects of medicines prescribed to people with mental health problems and previously unnoticed health problems in patients can also be recognized and treated, which can help save lives and improve quality of life. The research published in the Nursing Standard found that people with mental health problems benefitted from medicines monitoring by nurses using Profiles ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Nov 16
Teen stalking victims: Analysis of consequences reveals disturbing trends
Ann Arbor, MI, November 16, 2016 - Stalking is a widely recognized public health concern, yet little information is available about stalking behaviors among teenage victims. The teen years are a formative period during which boundaries are tested and guidelines of acceptable emotional and sexual behavior are established. A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine surveyed 1,236 randomly selected youths and found that 14 of girls and 13 of b ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Nov 16
Smoking electronic cigarettes kills large number of mouth cells
Qu 233 bec City, November 16, 2016--A large number of mouth cells exposed to e-cigarette vapor in the laboratory die within a few days, according to a study conducted by Universit 233 Laval researchers and published in the latest issue of Journal of Cellular Physiology . Dr. Mahmoud Rouabhia and his team at Universit 233 Laval s Faculty of Dental Medicine came to this conclusion after exposing gingival epithelial cells to e-cigarette vapor. Mouth epitheliu ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Nov 16
Coping in a Post Election World & Amy Adams' Film Arrival
Spoiler alert some details about the plot of the film Arrival are revealed below. My husband and daughter and I just saw the film Arrival in which Amy Adams plays Dr. Louise Banks, a linguistics professor called upon to communicate with an alien race who suddenly appear and park 12 of their vessels at various locations around the Earth. Adams character reminded me of Dr. Elleanor Arraway, played by Jodie Foster in Contact 1997 . Both characters are strong, ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Nov 16
Toilet Paper, AAA Batteries, and a Clear Mind
For years now, I ve been helping people de-clutter their minds. When I learned how to clear my own mind, it changed the quality of my life for the better immediately, and, since that time, I have wanted to help others to do the same. When our minds are clear, we are more productive, less stressed, happier, less mistake-prone, and generally nicer people. Plus, it s easy. In 5 Steps to a Clearer Mind and Clear Mind in a Complex World I describe a procedure f ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Nov 16
Do Your Trees Keep You From Recognizing Your Forest?
It s really like not being able to see the forest for the trees. That is, when you re in the thick or thicket of things, it s hard to understand the deeper dynamics of just what s going on in your life To see how, unawares, you may be driven to act in ways virtually guaranteeing an outcome contrary to what you want. To understand how, unwittingly, you re actually conspiring to get things to turn out differently from what, at least you thought , you desired ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Nov 16
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