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"Yes, Adults, You Can Still ‘Believe’ in Santa!"

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Study Finds Growing Socioeconomic and Racial Disparities in Management of Brain Metastases

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A new study in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network highlights the need to improve access to stereotactic radiosurgery following radiotherapy to treat brain metastases for minority and lower-income populations.

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Psychological Effects of Amtrak Crash During Holidays Could Be Severe

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We Overstate Our Negative Feelings in Surveys, New Research Shows

We tend to overstate our negative feelings and symptoms in surveys, shows a new study by a team of psychology researchers. This bias wears off over time, but the results point to the possibility that measurements of health and well-being, which are vital in making medical assessments and in guiding health-related research, may be misinterpreted.

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UA Study to Take ‘Deep Dive’ into Risk Factors for Veterans, Suicides

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University of Alabama researchers, America’s Warrior Partnership and The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation have partnered on a four-year, $2.9 million study to explore risk factors that contribute to suicides, early mortality and self-harm among military veterans.

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No Family Is Immune to Addiction, but Members Can Take Steps to Help a Substance Abuser

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How Much People Earn Is Associated with How They Experience Happiness

People who earn more money tend to experience more positive emotions focused on themselves, while people who earn less take greater pleasure in their relationships and ability to connect with others, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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How Electroconvulsive Therapy Relieves Depression Per Animal Experiments

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In a study using genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have uncovered some new molecular details that appear to explain how electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) rapidly relieves severe depression in mammals, presumably including people. The molecular changes allow more communication between neurons in a specific part of the brain also known to respond to antidepressant drugs.

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Amber-Tinted Glasses May Provide Relief for Insomnia

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Knowing that individuals with insomnia are also unlikely to change their ways, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center tested a method to reduce the adverse effects of evening ambient light exposure, while still allowing use of blue light-emitting devices. Their findings will be published in the January issue of Journal of Psychiatric Research.

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Six Tips to Survive Holiday Stress

how to cope with stress over the holiday month.







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