Posted on 29 Oct 2019 In: Health

Stressed Out? Maybe Not If You’re a Narcissist


Three British studies now suggest that some amount of narcissism may not be such a bad thing. Why? Because it confers a degree of mental toughness that can be empowering and protective in the face of criticism and self-doubt.

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In a before-and-after study, researchers found that the ban, begun in 2015, cut employees’ intake of sugary drinks by almost 50%. And within 10 months, their collective waist size had shrunk by almost an inch.

Posted on 29 Oct 2019 In: Health

Doctors Seldom Discuss Gun Safety with Patients

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After a mass shooting, pediatricians are less likely to ask parents about gun safety in the home, a new study finds

Posted on 29 Oct 2019 In: Health

In a Last-Minute Deal, BD Avoids Long Shutdown

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The agreement came just moments before a judge was set to hear arguments on the state’s motion for a temporary restraining order and injunction against BD.

Posted on 29 Oct 2019 In: Health

Non-Drinker’s Body Produced Its Own Alcohol: Study

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For years, the 46-year-old man’s family, doctors and police thought he was a closet drinker, despite his insistence that he didn’t drink any alcohol, NBC News reported.

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In the early stages of the disease, people with undiagnosed Alzheimer’s are at high risk of making foolish and dangerous decisions about their finances, mostly because families may not know they need help, researchers say.

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The researchers point to a higher prevalence of anxiety and depression in women, which might interfere with even the best intentions to kick the habit.

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Dozens of studies involving more than 3,000 people did not provide compelling evidence that medical cannabis can help treat disorders of the mind, the review authors concluded.


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