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Heavy Drinkers Put Themselves at Risk for Dementia - 2018-02-22
"The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns." More

More Americans Pushed Into High-Deductible Health Plans - 2018-02-22
"The number of uninsured American adults held steady at about 13 percent in 2017, but many more insured Americans are being presented with high deductibles, new research shows." More

Antidepressants Do Work, Some Better Than Others: Study - 2018-02-22
"Antidepressant drugs actually do help ease depression, countering debate over whether the medications do what they're supposed to, a large research review has found." More

Guns Still Found in Homes With Unstable Kids - 2018-02-21
"In the aftermath of last week's deadly shooting rampage at a Florida high school, a new survey shows that parents are loath to remove guns from their home even if their child might be mentally unstable." More

Chronic Opioid Users May Wish to Taper Opioid Use - 2018-02-21
"Many patients with non-cancer-related chronic pain prescribed long-term opioids may wish to taper their opioid use, according to a research letter published online Feb. 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine." More

Some Pain Patients Can Cut Opioid Dose and Still Get Relief - 2018-02-21
"Some potentially good news for folks taking opioids for chronic pain: It's possible to slowly reduce the dosage without increasing discomfort, new research suggests." More

Sibling Bullying Tied to Increased Odds of Psychotic Disorder - 2018-02-20
"Children involved in sibling bullying are at increased risk of developing a psychotic disorder, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in Psychological Medicine." More

Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella Illnesses, CDC Says - 2018-02-20
"The popular botanical drug kratom is already under fire from U.S. health officials as an addictive opioid, and now new reports are linking its use with salmonella poisoning." More

Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke - 2018-02-18
"You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, experts warn." More

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Can Help Alleviate PTSD in Veterans - 2018-02-16
"For military veterans, therapeutic horseback riding may be a clinically effective intervention for relieving symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in Military Medical Research." More

Treatment Initiation for Depression Low in Primary Care - 2018-02-16
"Treatment initiation for depression remains suboptimal in the primary care setting, despite wide availability of effective treatments and increased detection efforts, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine." More

Sibling Bullying Could Have Mental Health Effects - 2018-02-16
"People who, as young kids, either bullied their siblings or were bullied themselves by siblings face an increased risk for psychotic disorders, a new British study suggests." More

Molecular Markers May ID Alzheimer's Before Clinical Onset - 2018-02-16
"For young adults with autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease, molecular markers can identify changes associated with the disease before clinical onset, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in JAMA Neurology." More

Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills - 2018-02-16
"Can the adoring gaze of a dog or the comforting purr of a cat be helpful to people with mental illness? Absolutely, new research suggests." More

Health Tip: Manage Stress - 2018-02-16
"When faced with a stressful situation, according to the American Cancer Society, your pulse quickens, you breathe faster, your muscles tense and your brain uses more oxygen." More

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