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Are strangers’ mental health ‘recovery narratives’ helpful?

Are strangers’ mental health ‘recovery narratives’ helpful?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham in United Kingdom have reviewed dozens of articles analyzing the helpfulness of other people’s “recovery narratives” and found that they can help people overcome their own mental health problems. Hearing others’ recovery stories can help us cope with our own mental health issues. Increasingly, mental health professionals are considering […]

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Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks

Recent research on the health risks that people undergoing cancer treatment face warns that there is a lack of awareness about the risks that some of these therapies can pose to heart health. Not enough cancer patients are aware of the potential adverse effects of cancer treatment on their heart. Investigators from Flinders University in […]

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Health Tip: Paint Exposure First Aid

Health Tip: Paint Exposure First Aid

(HealthDay News) — From acrylic to oil-based, most paints for indoor use are safe to use. But paint users should be aware of first aid for paint exposure, says the National Capital Poison Center. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Poison Control suggests: Wash paint from the skin with soap and water. If paint gets into […]

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Three Ways to Improve Focus and Concentration

Three Ways to Improve Focus and Concentration

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Do you get distracted easily or find that it’s getting harder to stay focused on a task at hand or retain new information? These issues can happen to anyone, though they may seem to be more troublesome with advancing age. […]

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E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With Kids

E-Cigarettes Used in 5% of U.S. Homes With Kids

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, May 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As e-cigarettes gain fans, children may be losing out. New research suggests that vaping parents expose children to secondhand fumes that may be as harmful as tobacco smoke. Nearly 5% of U.S. adults living with children use e-cigarettes, according to […]