Mental Health

Anxious about COVID-19? Stress can have lasting impacts on sperm and future offspring
March 23, 2020
Prolonged fear and anxiety brought on by major stressors, like the coronavirus pandemic, can not only take a toll on a person's mental health, but may also have a lasting impact on a man's sperm composition that could affect his future offspring. That is the finding of a provocative new study pub...
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Can You Buy Happiness? Yes, Study Suggests, If You Spend on Experiences
March 23, 2020



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SATURDAY, March 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Consumers are happier when they spend money on experiences, instead of more stuff, a pair of new studies finds.
"It would be unfair to compare a shirt to a tr...
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Celebrity Suicides Spawn 'Copycat' Tragedies, Study Shows
March 20, 2020



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By Amy Norton
THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- When the media report on a celebrity's suicide, especiall...
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Opioid OD Deaths Fall Despite Growing Use of Synthetic Drugs: CDC
March 20, 2020



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THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Overall, opioid-related deaths in the United States fell 2% between 2017 and 2018, according to newly released data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
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Ritalin and similar medications cause brain to focus on benefits of work, not costs
March 19, 2020
Common assumption has long held that Ritalin, Adderall and similar drugs work by helping people focus.
Yet a new study from a team led in part by Brown University researchers shows that these medications -- usually prescribed to individuals diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivi...
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How Do Your Work Relationships Affect Burnout?
March 19, 2020



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WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Being recognized for your efforts at work could reduce your risk of burnout, new research suggests.
Emotional exhaustion, decreased productivity and deperson...
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The Doctor Gap: Mental Health Care Providers?
March 19, 2020


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By Karen Pallarito
WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Even in the midst of rising rates of suicide and ...
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One Joint May Cause Psychotic Symptoms: Study
March 19, 2020



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WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking just one joint of ...
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Childhood obesity linked to higher risk of anxiety, depression and premature death
March 18, 2020
Two new studies from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden underscore health risks associated with childhood obesity. Children with obesity have a three times higher risk of mortality in early adulthood compared with children in the general population and are more likely to suffer from anxiety and depr...
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Friends Matter for LGBT Health
March 12, 2020



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WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Having a large social network of other people with the same sexual identity benefits the health of LGBT people, a new study finds.
Previous studies have foun...
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