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Study finds racial disparity in emergency department opioid prescriptions
Dr. Astha Singhal, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine GSDM , published a study that found a racial disparity in opioid prescriptions for emergency department visits for non-definitive pain-related conditions. Titled Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Opioid Prescriptions at Emergency Department Visits for Conditions Commonly Associated with Prescripti ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 9
New research supports the removal of drug use as a restriction to hepatitis C ...
New, highly curative hepatitis C therapy is both safe and effective as a treatment option for people who inject drugs receiving opioid substitution therapy according to the results of a world-first clinical trial led by Professor Gregory Dore at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Australia and published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine . In Australia, more than 230,000 people are living with hepatitis C. People who inject drugs are the major population af ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Aug 9
Our Anger Crisis: The Pleasure and Pain of Anger
Second in a series of posts on what philosophy can contribute to understanding and addressing anger part I here
Psychology Today - Tue. Aug 9
3 Ways Toxic Entitlement Leads to Suffering
A recent article reviewed many studies on entitlement , which the authors of the review summarized as pervasive and enduring feelings of deservingness for more goods, services, or special treatment than others ... with or without any dutifully earned right to those benefits. No doubt we all know people who fit this description the student who expects a good grade without putting in any effort the friend who always expects you to be available but is never t ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Aug 9
Winona Ryder Calls Out This Sexist Attitude Toward Mental Health
Winona Ryder is not here for your mental health shaming.
Huffington Post - Tue. Aug 9
What Bollywood Films Mean To A South Asian Queer Woman Dealing With Mental Hea...
By Josika Gupta
Huffington Post - Tue. Aug 9
Single people more fulfilled, experience more psychological growth
Single people are often stereotyped as being sad and lonely, and dating apps and shows go all out to transform their miserable lives into a celebrated twosome that may one day be married. However, it turns out single people have a heightened sense of self-determination and are more likely to experience more psychological growth and development than married people, study finds.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 8
Why Is Change So Hard?
The following is a guest post by Stephanie Ballard , LPC, CADC change Ch nj verb make or become different noun the act or instance of making or becoming different. Change, transformation, alteration however one may choose to name it, can be seen all around us. Whether this change be taking public transportation rather than an Uber, making healthier lifestyle choices, or deciding to be a little more friendly to that colleague at work more often than not we ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 8
Is Anxiety Psychological or Physical?
Definition Anxiety can be defined as a state consisting of psychological and physical symptoms brought about by a sense of apprehension at a perceived threat . Fear is similar to anxiety, except that with fear the threat is, or is perceived to be, more concrete, present, or imminent. Presentation The psychological and physical symptoms of anxiety vary according to the nature and magnitude of the perceived threat, and from one person to another. Psychologic ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 8
New Study Reveals How Immune System Affects Social Behavior
It had long been thought that the brain is a special place in the body, largely sealed off from the immune system. We talk about the blood-brain barrier and the immune privileged status of the brain, as though it exists in another dimension, totally out of reach. Neurons, we were told, were too precious to risk being lost in a street fight with a virus or bacteria, so the brain must be in some sort of protective bubble, isolated from both infections and im ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 8
Meditate For Peace And Heal The Planet
In the aftermath of recent global shootings, bombings and terrorism, many wonder how to prevent future violence. Now recent research reports group meditation can decrease and prevent violent crime, terrorism and war.
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 8
Mcr-1 gene isolated from human for the first time in Brazil
Washington, DC - August 8, 2016 - For the first time in Brazil, a particular antibiotic resistance mechanism conferring resistance to the important antibiotic, colistin, has been detected in a human. It was in a strain of Escherichia coli that was isolated from a diabetic patient s foot infection. The mechanism, called MCR-1, was incorporated into a plasmid, a short piece of DNA that exists independent of the genome, which can jump from one bacterium to an ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 8
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