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Older Patients at Risk When Dentists Prescribe Opioids - 2020-09-28
"Seniors who take depression and anxiety drugs shouldn't be prescribed opioid painkillers by their dentist because it puts them at increased risk for problems, researchers warn." More

How You Can Help Prevent Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic - 2020-09-26
"Challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic may increase the risk of suicide, so it's crucial to know the warning signs, a mental health expert says." More

Small Risk of Autism Seen in Babies Born Preterm and Post-Term - 2020-09-25
"There may be a slightly increased risk of autism for each week a child is born before or after 40 weeks of gestation, according to a new study." More

Accuracy of COVID-19 Antibody Tests Varies Widely, Study Finds - 2020-09-24
"Wide variation exists in the accuracy of commercial testing kits that check for antibodies against the new coronavirus, researchers say." More

Hazardous Ingredients Make 'Smart Drug' Supplements a Not-So-Smart Buy - 2020-09-24
"A new study warns that you should seriously reconsider taking any over-the-counter supplement that promises a powerful brain boost." More

FDA Adds Abuse Warning to Labels for Xanax, Valium - 2020-09-24
"Reacting to an upsurge in abuse of benzodiazepine sedatives such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan, U.S. officials on Wednesday added a "Boxed Warning" to the drugs' labels, cautioning about the danger." More

Severe Mental Illnesses Often Overlooked at Hospital Admission: Study - 2020-09-23
"Severe mental illness diagnoses often get missed in patients hospitalized for physical health problems, according to a new study." More

AHA News: How to Protect Yourself From the Stress of Politics - 2020-09-23
"We interrupt your latest binge of breaking political news, fear-provoking campaign commercials and angry posts from your favorite pundit to report that politics can be stressful." More

Kids Often Hit Hard by Death of Beloved Pet, Study Finds - 2020-09-23
"The loss of a pet may be a child's first encounter with death, and new research suggests no one should underestimate the psychological trauma that the loss can bring." More

Fall Risk Rises Even in Alzheimer's Early Stages - 2020-09-21
"In older people a fall can sometimes be a sign of oncoming Alzheimer's disease, even in the absence of mental issues, new research suggests." More

PTSD May Be Tied to Greater Dementia Risk - 2020-09-17
"Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)may significantly increase the risk of dementia later in life, according to a new study." More

COVID Conflicts Are Putting Big Strains on Relationships - 2020-09-17
"Both sides think they're right. And that's led to friction and frustration among friends and families." More

New Research Links Another Gene to Alzheimer's Risk - 2020-09-16
"A genetic variant in some people may be associated with mental decline that can't be explained by deposits of two proteins linked with Alzheimer's disease, researchers say." More

Black Kids at Higher Odds for ADHD - 2020-09-16
"Current wisdom holds that white kids are at greater risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than Black children are, but a new analysis finds the opposite is true." More

Even Exercise May Not Ease Pandemic-Linked Stress - 2020-09-15
"Exercise is often recommended to combat stress and anxiety. But it might not be the solution to your pandemic-related worries, new research indicates." More

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