06/30/2015
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  • NEWS

    Consumption of sugary drinks, such as sodas and sports drinks, is tied to more than 184,000 deaths around the world each year--mainly from diabetes--according to a new study published in the journal Circulation. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Only about one in eight people with pre-diabetes actually realize they are at high risk for diabetes, according to new research from the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may have a 60 percent increased risk for heart attack or stroke, according to researchers from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Learn more

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    The very first requirement in a hospital is that it should do the sick no harm.

    —Florence Nightingale


  • NEWS

    A study by Australian researchers suggests that online tools can help patients with chronic pain manage their symptoms more effectively, and that they can reduce the need for frequent trips to the doctor. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Women who have more variability in the time between heart beats are less likely to have problems with sexual arousal, according to new research published in the journal Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    President Harry S. Truman signs landmark legislation that marks a significant change in how America deals with mental health conditions. The shift in thinking was largely precipitated by World War II, when military psychiatrists discovered how many of the soldiers they treated actually had serious psychological conditions before they went to war. Get the full story.

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