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Mind And Body

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The weeks after a hospital discharge may be a great time to help smokers quit the habit, and one study suggests a particular program might help. 466 more words

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Progressing through Life

In the flash of an eye or the sound of the word memories can come flooding in. No matter how distant a trauma is or how far away it is in your conscious thought; it only takes a tiny thing for the mind to remember. 433 more words


Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Even though schizophrenia is one of the most severe forms of mental illness, nearly 40 percent of people with the disorder say they’re happy, new research contends. 373 more words

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Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

By Tara Haelle
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Kidney injury can be added to the list of possible harms related to use of three antipsychotic medications often prescribed to treat behavioral symptoms of dementia in older adults, a new study finds. 760 more words

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6 Surprising Reasons Eating Right Pays Off

Eating healthy can make you look and feel better, but it can also be great for your wallet. Whether by reducing medical costs or helping you earn more, a healthy diet has benefits beyond a slimmer waistline. 739 more words

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When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — It’s no secret that daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters often fill the gaps left by sons. 555 more words

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