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Therapy And Wellness News

New report presents bundled payment model for breast cancer screening
Reston, VA - According to a new report by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, mammography may present an opportunity for the expanded use of bundled payments in radiology. The study, published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology JACR , reports that breast cancer screening provides a framework for radiologist-led bundled payment models, and can be implemented with different services included in the bundle depending upon a pr ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 18
More evidence that 'healthy obesity' may be a myth
The term healthy obesity has gained traction over the past 15 years, but scientists have recently questioned its very existence. A study published August 18 in Cell Reports provides further evidence against the notion of a healthy obese state, revealing that white fat tissue samples from obese individuals classified as either metabolically healthy or unhealthy actually show nearly identical, abnormal changes in gene expression in response to insulin stimul ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Aug 18
Schizophrenia symptoms eased with aerobic exercise
New research further supports the benefits of exercise for mental health, after finding aerobic physical activity could help treat the symptoms of schizophrenia.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 17
Why Do People Buy Guns?
The mass shooting that killed 49 people in an Orlando, Florida, night club this past June has once again sparked ferocious debate about gun control legislation. Without fail, the emphasis in debates on the gun issue after a horrible tragedy like Orlando seems to be on stopping an assortment of perceived dangerous people, like terrorists and people with mental illness, from getting their hands on dangerous weapons.
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 17
The Dark Side to the 2016 Olympics
With the recent mugging at gunpoint of four U.S. swimmers at the site of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, some cracks appear to be fracturing the veneer of the games. In fact, some reports suggest that a handful of incidents have brought Rio s safety into question Patterson, 2016, para 10 . Beyond the issue of safety, however, there has always been a dark side to the Olympics. First, there is the toll that hosting such a large event takes on the host city, from t ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 17
"Healthy Anger"
The history of psychologists understanding and recommendations regarding anger reflects the history of our culture s ambivalence toward this highly charged emotion Travis, 1989 . At this moment, however, it is incumbent upon all of us to recognize the need for reflection to help us respond to rather than react to a very natural and informative emotion. Let it All Hang Out In the 1970 s many therapists advocated that the healthiest expression of anger was t ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 17
Finding Hope Through Change: How A Horse Helped Strengthen My Root Chakra
Life hasn t been easy lately. I ve recently moved to a new home in a new state, had a major shift with work, and celebrated my 45th birthday, which made me start realizing that my dream of having a family and children just may not be in the cards. While I know I still have so much to be grateful for, this new reality hit me hard. As someone who has spent her life living in the shadow of depression and helping others find hope, I understand that lots of lif ...
Huffington Post - Wed. Aug 17
Mediterranean Lifestyle -- Not Just Diet -- Lowers Depression Risk
It rsquo s not only the Mediterranean diet , but the whole ldquo Mediterranean lifestyle rdquo that can make a difference in your mental health, a new study from Spain found.
Huffington Post - Wed. Aug 17
Mental Illness Affects Presidents, Too
Perhaps it isn rsquo t surprising, given the intense rhetoric of this year rsquo s presidential election, that politicians have started throwing around accusations of insanity.
Huffington Post - Wed. Aug 17
Study reveals ethnic differences in mental illness severity when hospitalized
TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2016 - Chinese and South Asian patients in Ontario experience more severe mental illness at the time of hospital admission than other patients, according to a new study that examined the association between illness severity and ethnicity. The population-based study, published earlier this month in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry , was led by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH and the Institute for Clinical E ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
Fluoride consumption linked to diabetes using mathematical models
Water fluoridation prevents dental cavities, which are a costly public health concern. But despite the benefits supplemental water fluoridation remains a controversial subject. Some indicate it may cause long term health problems, but studies reporting side effects have been minimal or inconclusive. The long-term effects of ingested fluoride remain unclear. A recent study published in the Journal of Water and Health examined links between water fluoridatio ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
JNeurosci: Highlights From the Aug. 17 Issue
Genetic Reprogramming of Supporting Cells in Cochlea Generates New Hair Cells Hair cells -- auditory receptors located in the cochlea -- fail to regenerate when damaged, and hair cell loss is the leading cause of hearing disorders. Supporting cells in the cochlea can differentiate into hair cells, but this often depletes the population of supporting cells. Researchers have found a way to genetically reprogram supporting cells in the mouse cochlea so that t ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 17
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