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Therapy And Wellness News

How to Teach Happiness at School
By Ilona Boniwell
Huffington Post - Wed. Nov 2
Mental Health Services In Situations Of Conflict, Fragility And Violence: What...
Originally published by the World Bank Group here
Huffington Post - Wed. Nov 2
Money Avoidance
We re both really busy. My wife really doesn t get involved with our finances. I started to track my expenses, but then I got out of the habit. I was using an online program, but stopped because it just kept sending me messages that I was overspending. The excuses go on and on, and they all seem rather reasonable, at first blush . But what they are really saying is that paying attention to financial issues is simply too painful to apply the time and attent ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Nov 1
How Black Francis of the Pixies Writes His Own Narrative
You re the chosen one, But I could use a change. Even golden suns Find the end of their reign. You might as well be gone. Might As Well Be Gone by the Pixies
Psychology Today - Tue. Nov 1
Voting? Your Right, Your Responsibility—Or Not
Frankly, many people question whether it s worth all the time and effort to vote in a presidential election particularly when they have little enthusiasm or admiration for either candidate who s running. And here I m excluding any consideration of down-ballot measures or candidates. After all, the chance of their single vote actually determining the outcome of the election is minuscule. So, if it s so remote that their vote could swing the election, why ev ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Nov 1
Simple food additive slows E. coli poisoning
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Polysorbate, a safe additive found in everything from ice cream to cosmetics, has been proven to slow the toxic effects of E. coli poisoning. Had this discovery been known before the deadly 2011 E. coli outbreak in Germany, doctors may have had one more tool to save some of victims. The findings, featured in the current issue of the journal Biofouling , show that polysorbates attack the protective biofilm in which E. coli lives and r ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 1
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and American Cancer Society address cancer in ...
Darmstadt, Germany, November 1, 2016 - Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, and the American Cancer Society ACS today released a report that shows all four of the top causes of cancer deaths in women worldwide are mostly preventable or can often be detected early, when treatment is more successful. The report, titled The Global Burden of Cancer in Women, is the first tangible output from an innovative partnership betwee ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 1
Bacteria can't get a grip on self-healing, slippery surface
BOSTON - Implanted medical devices like catheters, surgical mesh and dialysis systems are ideal surfaces on which bacteria can colonize and form hard-to-kill sheets called biofilms. Known as biofouling, this contamination of devices is responsible for more than half of the 1.7 million hospital-acquired infections in the United States each year. In a report published in Biomaterials today, a team of scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center BIDMC , ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 1
Young adults' problem drinking may have lasting health effects
PISCATAWAY, NJ - Young adults with symptoms of alcohol dependence may see health effects late in life--even decades after conquering their problem drinking, according to a study in the November 2016 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs . Researchers found that, of 664 U.S. male veterans, those who had symptoms of alcohol dependence for at least five years in young adulthood generally had poorer physical and mental health by the time they we ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 1
Women have a remarkable variety of orgasmic experiences
Montreal, November 1, 2016 -- The nature of a woman s orgasm has been a source of debate for over a century. Since the Victorian era, the pendulum has swung from the vagina to the clitoris, and to some extent back again. Today, the debate is stuck over whether an orgasm can be produced through vaginal stimulation alone, or if arousal of the external clitoris is always necessary. A new review by Concordia research published in Socioaffective Neuroscience Ps ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Nov 1
Using Science to Understand How Ballot Design Impacts Voter Behavior
Concern over the security of the voting process has been a recurring issue in the run up to the US presidential election. Will every vote be registered accurately Are voting systems vulnerable to tampering These questions have weight considering that voting is a fundamental aspect of participating in a democracy, and it s important that elections accurately reflect the will of the people. But psychological science suggests that an even bigger problem may l ...
Psychological Science - Tue. Nov 1
The 'Face Of Mental Illness' Campaign Proves It's A Condition, Not A Halloween...
Mental illness is a health condition, not a Halloween costume .
Huffington Post - Tue. Nov 1
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