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AHA News: Anxiety Is Linked With Smoking - But How Is Still Hazy - 2021-01-22
"In these stressful pandemic times, health experts have more reason to circle back to the link between anxiety and smoking: Does anxiety cause people to smoke? Or does smoking cause anxiety?" More

Now That Psychiatric Care Has Gone Online, Many Patients Want It to Stay There - 2021-01-20
"Now, not only have patients seeking help with mental health issues been working through their emotions and experiences by video and phone for months -- many would like to keep those options, a new study shows." More

Pot Use Ups Odds for Suicide in Young People With Bipolar Disorder - 2021-01-20
"Marijuana addiction increases the risk of death by suicide, homicide and other causes (such as car crashes) in youth and young adults with mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, a new study warns." More

Stressed Out By the News? Here's Tips to Help Cope - 2021-01-20
"Northwestern University experts suggest checking in on current events a couple of times a day and no more. Constant updates can fuel anxiety and depression, they warn." More

A Promising New Therapy Against OCD? - 2021-01-19
"Noninvasive electrical stimulation of the brain, fine-tuned to specific "circuitry" gone awry, might help ease obsessive-compulsive behaviors, an early study hints." More

The Family Cat Could Be Good Medicine for Kids With Autism - 2021-01-19
"The small study suggests that adopting a shelter cat may help reduce separation anxiety and improve empathy in kids with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)." More

Fewer U.S. Cancer Patients Are Dying From Suicide, Study Finds - 2021-01-19
"New research reveals an encouraging trend: Despite the rate of suicide rising overall for Americans, U.S. cancer patients are actually less likely now to take their own life than in the past." More

Sperm Samples May Help Predict Autism Risk in Offspring - 2021-01-14
"Biomarkers in sperm may help identify men at risk of fathering children with autism, researchers say." More

'Mindfulness' on Your Mind? It Has Limits, Review Finds - 2021-01-14
"Mindfulness is all the rage when it comes to boosting mental health, but new research suggests that it may not help everyone equally." More

Aphasia Affects Brain Similar to Alzheimer's, But Without Memory Loss - 2021-01-13
"A rare brain disease that causes loss of language skills doesn't lead to memory loss, a new study finds." More

Crowdsourcing Raises Billions for Families Hit Hard by Medical Bills - 2021-01-12
"Crowdsourced fundraising seems to, at least partly, fill a gap between out-of-pocket health care costs and what people can afford." More

Biden Says He Will Release All Vaccine Doses After Taking Office - 2021-01-08
"The potentially risky move is meant to boost a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination program that has gotten off to a slow start, with only about 5.9 million doses administered out of 29.4 million distributed, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention." More

Coping With Anxiety, Fear During a Rocky Presidential Transition - 2021-01-08
"Taking care of your mental and physical health will be important in the coming days of trial and tribulation in the United States, American Psychiatric Association President Dr. Jeffrey Geller said Thursday." More

Certain Antibiotics Linked With Upped Risk for Deadly Aortic Aneurysms - 2021-01-07
"A widely used class of antibiotics has been linked to an increased risk of a potentially fatal blood vessel condition -- even in younger, healthy people." More

Hope Can Save People From Making Bad Choices: Study - 2021-01-07
"The investigators wanted to find out why some people are more likely to fall into risky behaviors, such as gambling, drinking too much, taking drugs and overeating." More

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