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CCHR Florida Applauds Court Finding Forcible Electroshock a Human Rights Violation: Reinforces the Need to Ban ECT - MENAFN.COM

Psychiatry - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:51

MENAFN.COM

CCHR Florida Applauds Court Finding Forcible Electroshock a Human Rights Violation: Reinforces the Need to Ban ECT
MENAFN.COM
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, November 7, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / -- The Florida chapter of the international mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), applauds a recent Supreme Court decision in Victoria, Australia ...

Categories: Psychiatry News

Eddie's Struggles With Alcoholism On 'A Million Little Things' Show How Precarious Addiction Can Be - Bustle

Alcoholism - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:48

Bustle

Eddie's Struggles With Alcoholism On 'A Million Little Things' Show How Precarious Addiction Can Be
Bustle
There's always a ton of drama going down on A Million Little Things, but it's getting really serious for Eddie right now. He's living on Gary's couch after Katherine announced she wants a divorce and now he has to lie to his friends (again) about being ...

Categories: Alcoholism News

Exercise Boosts Antidepressant Response - Newsmax

Depression - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:48

Exercise Boosts Antidepressant Response
Newsmax
Many studies have documented the benefits of physical exercise in reducing symptoms of depression, as well as the effectiveness of antidepressant medications. Findings published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society now point to the ...

Categories: Depression News

Fraction of Opioids Taken After Most Surgeries - WebMD

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:41

WebMD

Fraction of Opioids Taken After Most Surgeries
WebMD
7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery patients typically use only one-quarter of the opioids they're prescribed for post-operative pain, a new study finds. And those leftover pills pose a risk of misuse, addiction and overdose, researchers at the ...
Patients use only a fraction of opioids given after surgery -- but prescription size affects useScience Daily

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The Medical Minute: Why Naloxone rescue kits are now being prescribed - Penn State News

Prescription Pills Addiction - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:40

Penn State News

The Medical Minute: Why Naloxone rescue kits are now being prescribed
Penn State News
“Having the rescue kit available is not a sign of addiction, but simply a precautionary measure. It's like an EpiPen,” said Alexis Reedy-Cooper, a Family and Community Medicine physician at Penn State Health. “You can go years without ever having to ...

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From cocaine to sex: Addiction statistics revealed - Ynetnews

Cocaine Addiction - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:27

Ynetnews

From cocaine to sex: Addiction statistics revealed
Ynetnews
Latest data shows there are 120,000 addicts in Israel today with drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex and online shopping being the most popular vice choices. While the overwhelming majority of the addicts are men, there has been a sharp increase in the ...

Providing care to mastectomy survivors - Coeur d'Alene Press

Cancer Fighting Foods - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:26

Providing care to mastectomy survivors
Coeur d'Alene Press
Her favorite food would be halibut, and her family would choose her chicken and noodle soup as a favorite food. Terri Hillman has ... Women that come to them have either been in the battle or are dealing with the battle against breast cancer. Some come ...

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Categories: Cancer News

AGCO probes yield-robbing compaction - Agri News

Nutrient Deficiency - Wed, 2018-11-07 15:08

Agri News

AGCO probes yield-robbing compaction
Agri News
The impacted plants aren't getting enough air for the roots to penetrate the soil for water and nutrients and begin to have nutrient deficiency symptoms. Those areas will also be the first to have plant leaves roll in the afternoon from water stress ...

TherapeuticsMD Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results - Business Wire (press release)


Business Wire (press release)

TherapeuticsMD Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results
Business Wire (press release)
Bio-identical refers to estradiol and progesterone that are molecularly identical to the hormones circulating naturally in the woman's body. There is no evidence that bio-identical hormones are safer or more effective than synthetic hormones. BIJUVA is ...

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Aging Gracefully: How Genucel's Anti-Aging Technologies Are Winning The Day - Medical Daily Times

Anti-Aging - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:56

Medical Daily Times

Aging Gracefully: How Genucel's Anti-Aging Technologies Are Winning The Day
Medical Daily Times
Well, aging might be an inevitable fact of life – one that none of us can avoid. However, one company's nature-based anti-aging technologies are helping countless men and women achieve the next best thing: Aging gracefully! The philosophy seems to be ...
Genucel on Ways to Reduce Puffiness and Bags Under Your EyesLive Newspaper

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Categories: Anti-Aging

Retailers urged to display lots of organic produce - The Packer

Organic Food - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:38

The Packer

Retailers urged to display lots of organic produce
The Packer
In 2017, organic sales set a new standard in the U.S., and fresh produce played a key role in that achievement, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Organic Trade Association. U.S. organic sales totaled $49.4 billion in 2017, up 6.4% from 2016 and ...

The Second Wave of Portland's Meth Epidemic Hits Homeless Hardest - The Portland Mercury

Meth Addiction - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:35

The Portland Mercury

The Second Wave of Portland's Meth Epidemic Hits Homeless Hardest
The Portland Mercury
More than a decade later, Wagner's on-and-off addiction to meth led to him living in a tent in Portland. There, he'd use meth to stay awake and warm during winter nights. It also suppressed his appetite, meaning he wouldn't have to buy food. “It can ...

Woman in botched Botox fraud case is ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment - Globalnews.ca

Psychiatry - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:17

Globalnews.ca

Woman in botched Botox fraud case is ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment
Globalnews.ca
Forensic psychiatrist Dr Derek Pallandi testified that Ashkani suffers from bi-polar disorder and possibly borderline personality disorder and has a long history of mental illness. Based on his 4 hour examination in August, she met the threshold of ...

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Categories: Psychiatry News

Indonesian 'vaccine fatwa' sends measles immunization rates plummeting - Science Magazine

Vaccines and Vaccination - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:07

Science Magazine

Indonesian 'vaccine fatwa' sends measles immunization rates plummeting
Science Magazine
Just before it began, the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) of the Riau Islands, a provincial Islamic body, raised concerns that the new MR vaccine had not been certified as "halal," or lawful, by the central MUI in Jakarta, the highest authority in such ...

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Indonesian 'vaccine fatwa' sends measles immunization rates plummeting - Science Magazine

Vaccines and Vaccination - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:07

Science Magazine

Indonesian 'vaccine fatwa' sends measles immunization rates plummeting
Science Magazine
As the bell rang on a recent morning at an elementary school here and pupils filled the classrooms, anxious adults crowded the corridors outside. It was vaccination day, but many parents in this North Sumatra village did not want their children ...

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Tips and tricks to help doctors de-stress - MD Linx

Heart Disease - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:55

MD Linx

Tips and tricks to help doctors de-stress
MD Linx
Relaxation techniques induce the body's natural relaxation response, which is marked by slower breathing, lower blood pressure, and increased well-being. They often ... Nevertheless, researchers have looked at the effects of relaxation techniques in a ...

Don't believe these nutrition myths - Lakenewsonline.com

Aspartame - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:52

Don't believe these nutrition myths
Lakenewsonline.com
Misinformation is rampant on the Internet. Two myths that I see time and again concern margarine and aspartame. You've likely read or heard about these “deadly” substances in our food supply and may even believe the horror stories you've heard about ...

Thomaston woman accused of selling Ritalin to police informant - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Ritalin - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:46

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Thomaston woman accused of selling Ritalin to police informant
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Thomaston — A 35-year-old Thomaston woman is being held without bail after being charged with a Class drug trafficking charge for selling Ritalin to a police informant. Ashley R. Benner was charged Tuesday, Nov. 6 with the felony offense which police ...

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What Is the Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables? - Food Poisoning Bulletin

Fruits and Vegetables - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:44

Food Poisoning Bulletin

What Is the Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables?
Food Poisoning Bulletin
Consumers are understandably nervous about the new romaine lettuce growing season in the Yuma, Arizona region after the large E. coli O157:H7 outbreak that was linked to that product earlier this year. In that outbreak, 210 people were sickened, and 96 ...

Organic food consumption linked to reduced cancer risk - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Organic Food - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:41

Organic food consumption linked to reduced cancer risk
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Small studies have demonstrated that consumption of an organic food diet resulted in lower measurable levels of chemical pesticide residues. It is not known whether the lower pesticide residue of organic foods translates to a reduction of cancer incidence.

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