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Getting Your Finances to Go Viral
An idea reaches its tipping point where momentum carries the idea, product or new craze to take off. Think zero to hero overnight. In reality though, it s never that simple virtually nothing is overnight. Hours of thought, work and care go into taking any concept from an idea to actual success. The same can be said for your financial life. Begin with an idea. Maybe, I d like to be free from financial worry or I d like to have choices in my life that only f ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Mar 11
Penn experts warn that touting 'naturalness' of breastfeeding could backfire
PHILADELPHIA - Breastfeeding campaigns that extol breastfeeding as the natural way to feed infants could result in harmful decision-making by some parents on other important health matters, according to experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Writing in a Perspectives column in the April issue of Pediatrics , Jessica Martucci, PhD, and Anne Barnhill, PhD, Medical Ethics and Health Policy researchers at Penn Medicine, ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Mar 11
Early detection: Colorectal cancer rates declining in Germany
The introduction of screening colonoscopy in Germany is showing results Within ten years of the start of this screening program for the early detection of colorectal cancer, the number of new cases has significantly dropped in the age groups 55 years and over. This is the conclusion drawn by Hermann Brenner, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg and co-authors in the current issue of Deutsches 196 rzteblatt International Dtsch Arztebl Int 2016 113 101- ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Mar 11
Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery
March 11, 2016 - For patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin genioplasty , the use of ultrasonic piezosurgery equipment reduces trauma, pain, and swelling, compared to traditional surgical drills, reports a study in the The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery . The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer . Piezosurgery may be a viable alternative to traditional osteotomy [bone-cutting] technique, as it reduces the degree of inflammation, pain, swelling, ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Mar 11
Lead exposure changes gut microbiota, increases chance for obesity
ANN ARBOR--Exposure to lead during early development can alter the the gut microbiota, increasing the chances for obesity in adulthood, researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health have found. Adult male mice exposed to lead during gestation and lactation were 11 percent larger than those not exposed, due to differences in their gut microbiota, which is the ecological community of microorganisms within the body. Early life exposure t ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Mar 11
Mother's smoking may increase her children's risk of lung disease as adults
An Australian study that followed patients over five decades reveals that children of mothers who smoke have an increased likelihood of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD in adulthood. The risk was even more pronounced when children exposed to maternal cigarette smoke at a young age took up smoking later in life, which is a risk factor for COPD by itself. The findings indicate that there may be a combined effect of passive smoking in chi ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Mar 11
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of new articles published in Clinical Psychological Science are part of the forthcoming special series 8220 Dissecting Antisocial Behavior The Impact of Neural, Genetic, and Environmental Factors 8221 Polygenic Risk for Externalizing Psychopathology and Executive Dysfunction in Trauma-Exposed Veterans Naomi Sadeh, Erika J. Wolf, Mark W. Logue, Joanna Lusk, Jasmeet P. Hayes, Regina E. McGlinchey, William P. Milberg, Annjanette Stone, Steven A. Schi ...
Psychological Science - Fri. Mar 11
Pre-Marital Counseling
In order to get and sustain the relationship you want, you have to create the love you desire. And it helps to have a joint plan before the wedding about what to do when the relationship loses its luster. What are the most common problems couples face or at least bring to therapists these days I think therapists are dealing with more affairs these days. About half of my practice is helping couples work through the aftermath of an affair. I hear almost the ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Mar 10
What Do the Blind See When They Dream?
I m on the phone with Amelia, a forty-four-year-old insurance agent who has been blind from birth, and I m scraping the bottom of my mental thesaurus to find descriptive words that will have the same connotation for both of us. How do you . . . perceive things I ask. What do you mean I just see them. You see them Well, not visually, of course. Right. I need a more specific question. Could you describe the color red Red is hot, she says. Red is like fire. W ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Mar 10
Listen to Your Parents! (It’s Good for Them)
After rejecting their parents values wholeheartedly as teenagers , many young adults rediscover the joys of family bonds and once again see sense in their parents points of view. Who knows There may even be a social benefit to showing off a parent s smarts at least in abstentia . Sprinkling a conversation with Mom always said ... or Dad had a way with might help an inexperienced twenty-something sound like a regular fount of down-home wisdom . But as much ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Mar 10
Two-Thirds of Americans Report Daily Discrimination in Poll
Nearly seven in 10 Americans experience some form of discrimination, and that discrimination can contribute to higher stress levels and poorer health, researchers report. The online poll found 61 percent of more than 3,300 respondents reported daily discrimination, such as disrespectful treatment, receiving poorer service than others or being threatened or harassed. And nearly half of those surveyed said they had experienced major discrimination, such as u ...
Healthday - Thu. Mar 10
Hispanic women who identify as white are healthier than those who don't
Los Angeles, CA March 10, 2016 Hispanic women who identify as Black or another race have worse functional health than their counterparts who identify as White, according to new research. Out today, this research is part of a new special issue of Research on Aging ROA, a journal from SAGE Publishing focused on aging and health among Hispanic populations in the United States and in Latin America. Looking at data from 42,908 U.S. Hispanic women, ages 18-85, f ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 10
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