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Marijuana Use Tied to Higher Odds for Thoughts of Suicide - 2021-06-22
"Young adults who use marijuana appear to have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and attempted suicide, according to a new study from the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)." More

AHA News: New Psychotherapy May Reduce Anxiety, Depression in Heart Patients - 2021-06-21
"A type of psychotherapy that changes how people regulate thinking patterns may reduce anxiety and depression for people recovering from heart problems, new research shows." More

5 Tests You Should Not Order for a Child With Autism - 2021-06-21
"The council offered a list of five things doctors and patients should question in evaluating tests for kids with behavioral or developmental disorders, including autism. " More

Drinking Rose During Pandemic, Especially for Women & Black Americans - 2021-06-21
"It might have seemed harmless to while away hours stuck at home during the pandemic with extra wine and cocktails. But new research instead points to a troubling trend: Alcohol use and risky drinking rose among Americans over the last year." More

Dads of 'Preemie' Babies Can Be Hit by Depression - 2021-06-18
"Postpartum depression strikes fathers of premature babies more often than previously thought, and it can linger longer in fathers than in mothers, a new study finds." More

Hospitals: One Reason COVID Is More Lethal for Black Americans - 2021-06-18
""Our study reveals that Black patients have worse outcomes largely because they tend to go to worse-performing hospitals," said study co-author Dr. David Asch." More

Could Fish Oil Supplements Help Fight Depression? - 2021-06-18
"Fish oil supplements are often touted as good for your heart health, but a new study finds they may also help fight depression." More

Red Cross Warns of Severe Blood Shortage - 2021-06-17
"There's a severe blood shortage in the United States due to a recent surge in trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries, the American Red Cross says." More

Treating Teachers' Depression Could Boost Young Students' Grades: Study - 2021-06-16
"When depression strikes teachers, they can suffer mightily, but a new study suggests their students' ability to learn might also be harmed." More

What Works Best to Ease Migraines? - 2021-06-16
"In an analysis of over 100 published studies, researchers found that several drug classes showed good evidence they ease the pain of a migraine-in-progress." More

Could a Type of Statin Raise Dementia Risks? - 2021-06-15
"Certain cholesterol-lowering drugs might speed dementia in some older adults whose memories are starting to fail, a small, preliminary study suggests." More

Many U.S. Mass Shooters Had Untreated Mental Illness: Study - 2021-06-15
"A new study finds that many mass shooters in America suffered from a mental illness that wasn't being treated when they committed their crime." More

Doctors May Be Overprescribing Opioids After Surgeries - 2021-06-14
"Many patients who are prescribed opioids after surgery could get the same level of pain relief with non-opioid alternatives such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen without the risk of addiction, researchers say." More

Gun Suicides Are Rising Steeply Among American Youth - 2021-06-14
"A rising number of young Americans, including children, are taking their own lives using firearms, a new study finds." More

Good News, Bad News From Alzheimer's Vaccine Trial - 2021-06-14
"An experimental Alzheimer's vaccine appears to safely clear abnormal tau protein from the brain, but it's not yet clear whether the shot will be able to save brain function." More

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