06/30/2015
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  • NEWS

    A new study says consumption of sugary drinks, such as soda, may be associated with more than 184,000 worldwide adult deaths per year. The findings were published in the journal Circulation. Learn more


  • NEWS

    About one in eight people with pre-diabetes even realize they are at 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 compared to women without PTSD. While PTSD is most often associated with men during military service, PTSD can also affect people after sexual abuse, natural disasters or assault. 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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