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Marijuana for Mental Health Treatment Ineffective, Analysis Finds

Marijuana for Mental Health Treatment Ineffective, Analysis Finds

By Karina Lichtenstein on 11/04/2019 7:15 PM Latest Mental Health News Source: MedicineNet Health News When people experience depression, anxiety, psychosis, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), many turn to marijuana for relief. But results of a new study suggest cannabis is ineffective for mental health disorders. The systematic review and meta-analysis published in The Lancet […]

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Media Reports on Celeb Suicides Could Trigger Copycats

Media Reports on Celeb Suicides Could Trigger Copycats

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — How the media reports on celebrity suicides may increase the risk for copycats, a new study suggests. But following guidelines on the reporting of these suicides can reduce the risk of others following suit, researchers added. “Suicide needs to be reported on as a […]

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ADHD Rates Doubled Among U.S. Adults Over 10 Years

ADHD Rates Doubled Among U.S. Adults Over 10 Years

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If the latest statistics are any indication, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no longer an issue for children only. Over a 10-year period, ADHD rates more than doubled among American adults, new research shows. However, the rate among children remains much higher than in adults. […]

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Anti-Vaxxers Find Ways Around States’ ‘Personal Exemption’ Bans

Anti-Vaxxers Find Ways Around States’ ‘Personal Exemption’ Bans

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When parents can no longer get “personal-belief” exemptions from childhood vaccinations, they may get around it by asking for religious exemptions for their kids, a new study finds. Researchers found that after Vermont banned personal-belief exemptions, the number of kindergartners […]

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Ways to Make Exercise More Enjoyable

Ways to Make Exercise More Enjoyable

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Only about half of all American adults meet the national guidelines for aerobic activity and only about one-fifth meet the combined aerobic and strength-training goals. One reason is that some people just don’t find it enjoyable, so they don’t […]

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Health Tip: Six Exercises for Poor Posture

Health Tip: Six Exercises for Poor Posture

(HealthDay News) — If you find yourself slouching or unable to stand straight, you may have poor posture, says Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. For many, poor posture can lead to back and neck pain. Latest Exercise & Fitness News Walking During Work Meetings Bring Benefits How to Exercise on ‘Rest and Recovery’ Days […]

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The Secret to Shapelier, Stronger Calves

The Secret to Shapelier, Stronger Calves

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to sculpting muscles, it’s easy to overlook your calves. But toning and strengthening your lower legs will make them look and feel great. What’s more, it will make these muscles more effective at their key jobs, […]