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Decreasing cocaine use leads to regression of coronary artery disease
January 12, 2016 - People who use cocaine regularly are at high risk of coronary artery disease. A study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine , the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine ASAM , reports that stopping or reducing cocaine use can potentially reverse the process of coronary atherosclerosis. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer . In particular, reducing cocaine use leads to regression of unstable, noncalcified coro ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jan 13
Scientists reveal non-addictive pathway to pain relief
OHSU research suggests an avenue for developing treatments for chronic pain that harness the medicinal properties of cannabis while minimizing the threat of addiction. The study , conducted in a rodent model, provides additional rationale for the development of therapeutics using cannabinoid receptors to treat chronic pain, which afflicts about 30 percent of the U.S. population. OHSU investigators studied the function of two forms of cell membrane receptor ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jan 13
Study: Vulnerable young women of color most likely to need abortion financial ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Abortion fund patients who get aid to help pay for abortions are younger and more likely to be African American when compared to general abortion patients in the U.S., according to the findings of a study just published online in the journal Social Work in Health Care . These patients receive over 1,000 in aid on average to pay for procedures that would otherwise be unaffordable, given their limited resources The patients in this study are ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Jan 13
The secret of NOT Yelling When You're Having a Bad Day
I ve been working hard not to yell at my kids. But sometimes I just can t help it. I explode, and then I feel so guilty . I know it isn t really what my kids are doing, it s just me, having a hard day. Is it really possible to stop yelling What s the secret
Psychology Today - Fri. Jan 13
Minimum Daily Requirement for Creativity
Sam Bennett, today s guest poster, has made it her mission to assist people in getting unstuck by helping them focus and move forward on their goals . Her new book, excerpted below, is called Start Right Where You Are How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers, and Recovering Perfectionists . It s premise is that small shifts in the right direction can yield big results in the realization of our c ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Jan 13
The Problem With (How We Treat) Highly Disciplined People
Self-control it s a skill that most of us wish we had a lot more of. Yet, every once and awhile, you meet a person who has a seemingly mystical ability to make themselves do things they ought to do and resist the urge to do things they ought not to do. It s that person who walks their dog, eats their oatmeal, picks up coffee for everyone in the office, and still shows up to work by 9 a.m. The person who gets their day s work done by lunch and then works ou ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Jan 13
Four Uncommon Ways to Clear Your Mind and Make Big Decisions
What are some tips for battling decision-fatigue originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights .
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 13
How To Revive A Vision For Your Child's Future After a Diagnosis
On a December morning after I dropped my 10-year-old son off at school, a Christmas song came on the radio, which triggered a future vision of my Daughter. It was of her in a wedding dress at a church full of family and friends. The church was decorated with holiday colors red and green.
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 13
What The War Movie 'Billy Lynn' Teaches Us About Resilience
I recently saw an amazing movie that surprised me in packing such an emotional punch. Billy Lynn s Long Halftime Walk directed by Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain is about the emotional and psychological price American soldiers pay to do their jobs to fight our wars and defend our democratic values.
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 13
Ohio State joins national call for HPV vaccination as a means of preventing ca...
Columbus, OHIO - Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus HPV , The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital a Richard J. Solove Research Institute OSUCCC - James has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute NCI -designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of recently revised recommendations from the Centers for Disease C ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jan 11
Study finds vaccination is the most cost-effective way to reduce rabies deaths...
Every year in India, 20,000 people are estimated to die from rabies. Most of the victims are children. Nearly all of the deaths occur after victims are bitten by rabid dogs. For years, experts have debated the best strategy to reduce this burden. Now, a new study has identified a cost-effective way to reduce death due to rabies. The research, led by a scientist at the University of Maryland School of Maryland UM SOM Center for Vaccine Development CVD , was ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jan 11
Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners jumps by 200 percent in US children
WASHINGTON, DC January 10, 2017 --About 25 percent of children and more than 41 percent of adults in the United States reported consuming foods and beverages containing low-calorie sweeteners LCS such as aspartame, sucralose, and saccharin in a recent nationwide nutritional survey, according to a study out today. Those numbers represent a 200 percent increase in LCS consumption for children and a 54 percent jump for adults from 1999 to 2012. Just 8.7 perce ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Jan 11
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