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Mount Sinai researchers pinpoint when cocaine-addicted individuals are most vu...
New research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai using electroencephalography, or EEG, indicates that adults addicted to cocaine may be increasingly vulnerable to relapse from day two to one month of abstinence and most vulnerable between one and six months. The findings, published online today in JAMA Psychiatry , suggest that the most intense periods of craving for illicit substances often coincide with patients release from addiction treatm ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Sep 7
Replacing old memories with new for people who fear spiders
A hairy, eight-legged friend creeps out from under the bed just as you are tucking in for the night. Who does not feel just a slight apprehension
Medical News Today - Tue. Sep 6
Conquer Distractions With This Simple Chart
Is the world more distracting Sometimes it seems that way. With our digital devices buzzing, world events demanding our attention, and more things to entertain us than ever before, it certainly seems harder to focus on what s really important. And yet, focus is exactly what it takes to get things done and get ahead. Distraction might appear more available than ever, but it is nothing new. Over 2,000 years ago, Socrates and Aristotle debated the nature of a ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 6
Seven Steps Toward Better Critical Thinking
It s been said that the problems you encounter in life aren t so much from what you don t know, but from what you know for sure that isn t so. Who said it We don t know, although many people are certain that Mark Twain said it. More on that later. For now, why would it be less hazardous to your health , to productivity , to happiness to not know a whole bunch of things than to believe things that aren t true Pause . If you re sure that you know something, ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 6
The Therapeutic Benefits of Beautiful Sights and Things
Here is a comment from a client, Cammy, regarding the relationship between stress , beauty and internet surfing. Details have been changed for privacy purposes. Lately, I cannot work. I move from writing a brief to looking at beautiful things. Velvet pillows, furry rugs, mohair throws. I wonder, are they soft or itchy what is that color, peach, pink I look at beaches, the blue and green water, and want to be in it, taste the salt. I think I should get back ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 6
Selfish Donald Trump versus Selfless Mother Teresa
We live in momentous times. Everyday a new surprise, a new shock, something new to get our heads around.
Huffington Post - Tue. Sep 6
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
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