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New York Neighborhood Noise May Be Healthy For its Residents

New York Neighborhood Noise May Be Healthy For its Residents

New York Neighborhood Noise May Be Healthy For its Residents Loud workplace noise has been found by many studies to cause harm, but a recent analysis links the sounds of

Using Instagram Can Actually Make Adolescents Feel Closer and More Loved By Their Friends

Using Instagram Can Actually Make Adolescents Feel Closer and More Loved By Their Friends

Using Instagram Can Actually Make Adolescents Feel Closer and More Loved By Their Friends Your food, your vacation, your carefully curated life – all posted for your friends in a

New Treatment Offers Hope for Women With Frequent Hot Flashes

New Treatment Offers Hope for Women With Frequent Hot Flashes

New Treatment Offers Hope for Women With Frequent Hot Flashes Women plagued by frequent hot flushes during menopause could cut the number of flashes by almost three-quarters, thanks to an

Blood Test Unlocks New Frontier in Treating Depression

Blood Test Unlocks New Frontier in Treating Depression

Blood Test Unlocks New Frontier in Treating Depression Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression, according to research that

Hope For Obesity: First Time in Modern Memory, Americans Drank More Water Than Soda

Hope For Obesity: First Time in Modern Memory, Americans Drank More Water Than Soda

Hope For Obesity: First Time in Modern Memory, Americans Drank More Water Than Soda Bucking a historic trend, Americans reportedly consumed more bottled water than soda in 2016. According to

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments” An emergency room visit for an illness or injury may seem like a strange time to try to

Teen Successfully “Cured” of Sickle Cell Disease in World First

Teen Successfully “Cured” of Sickle Cell Disease in World First

Teen Successfully “Cured” of Sickle Cell Disease in World First An article published last week reported on groundbreaking work by researchers who have successfully reversed a teenager’s sickle cell anemia with the

Physician Invents Reconstructive Surgery For Female Genital Mutilation

Physician Invents Reconstructive Surgery For Female Genital Mutilation

Physician Invents Reconstructive Surgery For Female Genital Mutilation There is new hope for the hundreds of millions of women worldwide who have been subjected to genital mutilation. A surgeon in

Watching Birds Near Your Home is Good For Your Mental Health

Watching Birds Near Your Home is Good For Your Mental Health

Watching Birds Near Your Home is Good For Your Mental Health According to this new study, people living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs, and trees are less likely to

Brain Scans May Help Doctors Predict Adolescents Drug Use Before it Starts

Brain Scans May Help Doctors Predict Adolescents Drug Use Before it Starts

Brain Scans May Help Doctors Predict Adolescents Drug Use Before it Starts There’s an idea out there of what a drug-addled teen is supposed to look like: impulsive, unconscientious, smart,

Outdoor Adventure Program Provides Promise for Treating Children With Autism

Outdoor Adventure Program Provides Promise for Treating Children With Autism

Outdoor Adventure Program Provides Promise for Treating Children With Autism This exciting new study finds that outdoor challenge-based interventions may be effective in reducing the overall severity of Autism Spectrum

Brief, Intense Stair Climbing is a Practical Way to Boost Fitness

Brief, Intense Stair Climbing is a Practical Way to Boost Fitness

Brief, Intense Stair Climbing is a Practical Way to Boost Fitness There are no more excuses for being out of shape. Researchers at McMaster University have found that short, intense

Trouble Waking Up? Camping Could Set Your Clock Straight

Trouble Waking Up? Camping Could Set Your Clock Straight

Trouble Waking Up? Camping Could Set Your Clock Straight If you have trouble going to sleep at night and waking up for work or school in the morning, a week