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Health Professionals Need to Be Cautious on Social Media

Health Professionals Need to Be Cautious on Social Media

19 hours ago   |   Psych Central

For health professionals on social media, posting just one negative comment in frustration may harm their credibility with current or potential clients, according to a new...
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Friends are Better Predictors of Health than Personal Fitness Trackers

Friends are Better Predictors of Health than Personal Fitness Trackers

3 days ago   |   Psych Central

New research suggests the growth in utilization of wearable fitness trackers has led to incorrect assumptions about our health. Nowadays, we often look at our heart rate to...
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Orthodontic Braces May Not Boost Your Confidence

Orthodontic Braces May Not Boost Your Confidence

6 days ago   |   Psych Central

A new Australian study counters the belief that getting braces to fix your crooked teeth will automatically boost your self-confidence. In fact, the findings, published in the...
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Lab Findings Hint that BP Med Could Impact Alzheimer's

Lab Findings Hint that BP Med Could Impact Alzheimer's

6 days ago   |   Psych Central

New research finds that the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain's memory and learning centers among people with Alzheimer's disease, without...
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In Dating, You May Have a Type After All

In Dating, You May Have a Type After All

7 days ago   |   Psych Central

When it comes to dating, a new study finds that we do indeed have a type. Even after heartbreak and vowing “never again,” we tend to look for love with the same type of person...
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High Levels of Internet Use May Alter Brain Function

High Levels of Internet Use May Alter Brain Function

10 days ago   |   Psych Central

In a new review, an international team of researchers propose that internet use can produce both acute and prolonged changes in specific areas of cognition, affecting our...
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New Eating Disorders App Teaches Normal Eating Behavior

New Eating Disorders App Teaches Normal Eating Behavior

10 days ago   |   Psych Central

Swedish researchers have developed a pioneering method to help people with anorexia learn to eat again. The scientists take the position that eating disorders should be...
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Study: Suicide, Overdose Among Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality

Study: Suicide, Overdose Among Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality

11 days ago   |   Psych Central

New research finds that overdoses and suicides were among the most common reasons for mothers dying within a year of giving birth in California. The findings suggest women...
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Poor Nights Sleep May Increase BP, Linked to Cardiovascular Health

Poor Nights Sleep May Increase BP, Linked to Cardiovascular Health

17 days ago   |   Psych Central

A new study from the University of Arizona suggests a connection between a bad night's sleep and elevated cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers discovered a sleepless night...
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Genetic Liability for Major Depression Ups Risk of Suicide Attempts

Genetic Liability for Major Depression Ups Risk of Suicide Attempts

17 days ago   |   Psych Central

A new study has discovered that a genetic predisposition for major depression also increases an individual's risk for a suicide attempt. The finding of a shared genetic link...
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Lithgow, Bening and more stars to perform Mueller report

Lithgow, Bening and more stars to perform Mueller report

Former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign is getting the theatrical treatment. Read more ...

Trump signs executive order requiring hospitals to disclose prices to patients

Trump signs executive order requiring hospitals to disclose prices to patients

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday aimed at making health care prices more readily available to consumers. Read more ...

'There's bleach on me. They poured bleach on me': Chicago PD just released...

'There's bleach on me. They poured bleach on me': Chicago PD just released files and footage from the Jussie Smollett case

The Chicago Police Department released records and videos on Monday, related to the investigation into "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who police alleged organized an attack... Read more ...

Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

The Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have been selected as the next hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics after the IOC made its formal announcement on Monday. Read more ...

GOP state senators in Oregon strike for 5th day over climate change bill

GOP state senators in Oregon strike for 5th day over climate change bill

The Oregon Senate is unable to conduct business for a fifth day because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. Read more ...

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

"We will continue to increase pressure on Tehran," Trump said. "Never can Iran have a nuclear weapon." Read more ...

Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt

Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt

The proposal goes further than the plan already unveiled by his Democratic primary rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway declines to appear before House panel

Kellyanne Conway declines to appear before House panel

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday turned down a request to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on possible violations of the Hatch Act... Read more ...

19-year-old killed in officer-involved shooting

19-year-old killed in officer-involved shooting

Police say witnesses told them that the victim fired at police before he was shot. Read more ...

Chiefs' WR Tyreek Hill to meet with NFL investigators this week, according...

Chiefs' WR Tyreek Hill to meet with NFL investigators this week, according to report

Yahoo Sports, citing multiple sources, says meeting will happen in Kansas City Read more ...