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Here's How to Stop Dating Bad Boys
If you find yourself locked into a lust ridden on-again-off-again affair and riding the emotional roller coaster - get clear about what the problems are before you get off.
Huffington Post - Tue. Sep 6
Over-the-counter head lice treatments are likely to fail
A recent review on head lice treatments available in the United States described a marked decline in the effectiveness of permethrin synergized pyrethrins collectively pyrethroids , likely due to resistance arising from widespread and indiscriminate use over 30 years. The review also noted that the potential toxicity of lindane, and the availability of safer and more effective alternatives, should limit its use. Prescription products that are safe and effe ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
Review highlights the range of negative health effects linked with red meat co...
A new review provides a comprehensive summary of the potential negative health effects of eating red meat. Results from published studies and analyses indicate significant, although weak to moderate, increased risks for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer with the consumption of red meat, especially processed meat. The Journal of Internal Medicine review also notes that the production of red meat creates an environmental burden, with impacts on gre ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
JAMA editorial highlights challenges of implementing new TB screening guidelines
An editorial in the Sept. 6, 2016 issue of JAMA accompanies the publication of new US Preventive Services Task Force USPSTF screening recommendations for latent tuberculosis TB infection in primary care settings. The editorial, entitled The Challenge of Latent TB Infection, points out the urgent need for TB-related research to identify new tools and diagnostics that will identify patients who are at high risk from progressing from latent TB infection to ac ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
Cesarean birth appears associated with higher risk of obesity in children
Children born by cesarean delivery appear to be at a higher risk of becoming obese, especially within families when compared to their siblings born via vaginal birth, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics . Nearly 1.3 million cesarean deliveries are done annually in the United States. Still, the procedure carries risks for the mother and the baby. Jorge E. Chavarro, M.D., Sc.D., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
Heavy burden of EHRs could contribute to physician burnout
1. Heavy burden of EHRs could contribute to physician burnout For every hour physicians spend with patients, nearly 2 additional office hours are spent on clerical work Abstract http www. annals. org article. aspx doi 10. 7326 M16-0961 Editorial http www. annals. org article. aspx doi 10. 7326 M16-1757 URLs go live when the embargo lifts For every hour physicians provide direct clinical face time to patients, nearly two additional hours is spent on electro ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
Gamblers more prone to violent behavior
Men who gamble are more likely to act violently towards others, with the most addicted gamblers the most prone to serious violence, new research has shown. A study published in the journal Addiction found that gambling in any capacity - pathological, problem, or so-called casual gambling - related to significantly increased risk of violence, including domestic abuse. Researchers surveyed 3,025 men about whether they had ever engaged in violent behaviour, i ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
YouTube videos promote positive associations with alcohol use
F k it Let s get to drinking - poison our livers According to researchers at the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, lyrics such as these in YouTube music videos may harmfully influence adolescents in Britain. Their study is published in Springer s International Journal of Behavioral Medicine . The new research is an extension of previous work which found that UK teenagers were heavily exposed to images of alcohol and tobacco in YouTube music, effec ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
Greater efforts are needed to eliminate female genital mutilation
The World Health Organization reports that more than 200 million girls and women currently have been subjected to female genital mutilation cutting worldwide, and three million girls continue to be at risk each year. A new review details how the practice affects individuals physically and psychologically, noting that such traditions that dehumanize and injure are human rights violations. The review also stresses that alternative rites of passage without cu ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Sep 6
Memorizing: Faster, Easier, Longer Lasting, and More Fun
When you need something right now, it s great to have a backup kept in a second location. If you keep duplicate car keys or spare sunglasses in a drawer by the front door, and not just in your purse or jacket pocket, you are much more likely to have them quickly when you need them. The same is true for memorizing things you need to remember. If you want to remember something more easily, you can construct that memory and store duplicates of the information ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Sep 5
Seductive Details in Teaching
Decline in interest is an endemic problem at schools, especially in rich countries. This decline is most prevalent at middle school and for difficult subjects like mathematics and the sciences. What could teachers do to increase interest at school An easy way is to make school fun by showing glossy images or by cracking jokes. Although these accompaniments to subject matter indeed raise interest among students, they have the decisive drawback that they dec ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Sep 5
A Neuroscientist on How to Really Read to Kids
Most parents read to their children. We re steeped in studies about the benefits of reading to kids, so it s become rather like a box we have to check as responsible guardians the bare minimum a parent must do to ensure success. But most parents don t intentionally read to their child to improve their language skills. No, instead we read to them to make them sleepy, or so they can have something to write down on their school reading logs. We pull out a nig ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Sep 5
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