Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774
The majority of pregnant women who have full-blown major depression aren't getting any treatment for the condition, and neither are most pregnant women who have signs of milder depression or depression risk, a new University of Michigan Depression Center study finds. Even those who are receiving some form of treatment may not be getting enough, the researchers conclude in the...
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Physicians stress the need for up-to-date medical forms
It's that time again: Time to start preparing for back to school. But beyond pens and pencils, notebooks and maybe a new backpack, emergency physicians are urging parents to prepare for potential medical emergencies to ensure a safe school year for their children. "Being prepared is key for so many things, and this goes for medical emergencies as well," said...
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Welcome home -- and leave the girlfriend in the guest room!
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
It was going to be the best summer yet. Eric Goldman returned to his suburban Philadelphia home from his New England college as a junior-to-be. The summer following his freshman year had been a bit rocky for his parents, Carol and Jeff (all names have been changed) as newfound collegiate ways presented problems of independence/autonomy vs. the old ways, back...
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — Evidence suggests acupuncture reduces the symptoms of fibromyalgia, according to a Mayo Clinic study. Fibromyalgia is a disorder considered disabling by many, and is characterized by chronic, widespread musculoskeletal pain and symptoms such as fatigue, joint stiffness and sleep disturbance. No cure is known, and available treatments are only partially effective. Mayo's study involved 50 fibromyalgia patients...
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... and advice for cat-lovers, too
Veterinarians at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania offer the following tips to keep pets healthy and cool during the hot days ahead: · Do not leave your pet alone in the car. Vehicles heat quickly in the sun, and animals left in them can succumb to heatstroke in a very short time. Heatstroke is...
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