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Coronavirus Ups Anxiety, Depression in the LGBTQ Community - 2020-07-06
"In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, anxiety and depression are striking many in the LGBTQ+ community for the first time, researchers say." More

With Pandemic-Related Stress, Abuse Against Kids Can Surge - 2020-07-06
"Stress from social distancing and isolation to stop the spread of COVID-19 can lead to increased family violence at home, Tulane University experts say." More

Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Leave a Mental Health Crisis in Its Wake? - 2020-07-06
"The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone's mental health in ways small and large, and experts are concerned that for many, today's anxiety will become a tidal wave of mental health problems in the years ahead." More

New Leash on Life: How Dog-Walking Is Helping Veterans Battered by PTSD - 2020-07-01
"Many soldiers experience traumas on the battlefield that leave them emotionally wounded, but something as simple as walking a dog might bring these veterans desperately needed psychic relief." More

Brain's Iron Stores May Be Key to Alzheimer's - 2020-06-30
"The progression of Alzheimer's disease may accelerate as iron deposits build up in the brain, a new study finds, hinting at a possible role for the mineral in mental decline." More

AHA News: Sadness and Isolation of Pandemic Can Make Coping With Grief Harder - 2020-06-30
""Even if you think you're prepared for grieving, we never really are," he said. "There's no quick fix. And when you add in the isolation we have now, a difficult time becomes much harder."" More

Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Still Happening -- And May Look Like COVID-19 - 2020-06-30
"Reports of serious, even deadly, vaping-linked lung injuries dominated the headlines late last year, then COVID-19 took over the news." More

COVID Drug Remdesivir Could Cost Up to $3,120 Per Patient, Maker Says - 2020-06-29
"The maker of remdesivir, the first drug that showed promise in treating coronavirus infections, will charge U.S. hospitals $3,120 for a patient with private insurance, the drug company announced Monday." More

Hormones May Explain Greater Prevalence of Alzheimer's in Women - 2020-06-26
"Women have more Alzheimer's disease-related changes in the brain than men, and this may be linked to hormonal disruptions at menopause, researchers say." More

Middle-Age Obesity Linked to Higher Odds for Dementia - 2020-06-25
"If you've been looking for a good reason to slim down, consider this: Being obese at midlife appears to increase your odds for dementia." More

Avoiding Pain and Addiction After Sports-Injury Surgery - 2020-06-24
"With opioid addiction soaring in the United States, it should come as good news that an opioid painkiller may not be needed after a sports-injury repair." More

One-Time Treatment Eases Parkinson's -- in Mice - 2020-06-24
"In findings that could pave the way to a new treatment for Parkinson's disease, scientists have figured out how to spur the production of new brain cells in mice." More

1 in 10 Americans Uses a Prescription Painkiller: CDC - 2020-06-24
"Americans continue to look to the medicine cabinet for pain relief, with 1 in 10 using some type of prescription painkiller, a new U.S. government report says." More

Cyberbullies and Their Victims Can Both Develop PTSD - 2020-06-24
"Cyberbullying among teenagers is estimated to range from 10% to 40%, said the researchers. Because it can be done anonymously day or night, it poses special risks, they noted." More

Could Crohn's, Colitis Raise Dementia Risk? - 2020-06-24
"People with inflammatory bowel disease might be vulnerable to developing dementia, a new study suggests." More

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