9/16/13. Teens Who Text About Fighting, Drug Use More Likely To Engage In Those Behaviors.
9/27/13. Common Pain Relievers May Reduce Depression In Individuals With Osteoarthritis.
10/21/13. Stalking May Cause Psychological Distress.
2/27/14. Study: Stigma Associated With Mental Illness May Prevent Many People From Seeking Care.
Caring about what other people think? Worrying about your reputation? Who does THAT?
3/17/14. Stress May Impact Kid's Health, Well- Being
4/8/14. Study: Physician appointment availability greater with private insurance than Medicaid.
Reuters (4/8, Seaman) reports on a new study, published in the current edition of JAMA Internal Medicine, which shows the availability of physicians varies depending on a patient’s insurance coverage. Researchers, from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, found they were able to book appointments 85% of the time when claiming private insurance, compared to just 58% when they claimed to be covered by Medicaid.
Oh come on. Doctors absolutely hate to make money.
Gee, and I thought drug addiction was a symptom of family harmony.
4/22/14. False-Positive Mammograms Linked To Increased, But Temporary, Anxiety.
Silove D, et al. – Recurrent violence resulted in a major increase in post–traumatic stress disorder and severe distress in a community previously exposed to mass conflict. Poverty, ongoing community tensions, and persisting feelings of injustice contributed to mental disorders. The findings underscore the importance of preventing recurrent violence, alleviating poverty, and addressing injustices in countries emerging from conflict.