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Health Tip: Treating OCD - 2019-06-19
"Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by repetitive, unwanted thoughts and irrational, excessive urges to complete certain actions." More

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High - 2019-06-18
"Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades, a new study reports." More

Opioids Prescribed in Hospital Often Tied to Long-Term Use - 2019-06-17
"People given opioids for the first time in the hospital are likely to continue getting them for months after, a new study reports." More

How to Recognize Early Learning Challenges in Kids - 2019-06-17
" Many children have difficulty with learning at some point, but those with learning disabilities often have several specific and persistent signs, which can start in preschool years. Recognizing them as soon as possible allows a child to get needed help and make better progress." More

Overweight Kids Are at Risk for High Blood Pressure - 2019-06-14
"Overweight preschoolers have twice the odds of developing high blood pressure by age 6, putting them at risk of heart attack and stroke later in life." More

Education, Intelligence Might Protect Your Brain - 2019-06-14
"Being smart and highly educated may not prevent Alzheimer's disease, but it appears to delay the disease's impact on everyday life, a new study suggests." More

When Healthy Eating Turns Into a Dangerous Obsession - 2019-06-14
"When eating healthy becomes an around-the-clock obsession, it could be a sign of trouble." More

Epilepsy DrugTied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young Users - 2019-06-13
"A new study supports the notion that a drug used to control epilepsy and other disorders could make some young people more prone to suicide." More

Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report - 2019-06-13
"So-called "deaths of despair" are skyrocketing among millennials, with thousands of 18- to 34-year-olds losing their lives to drugs, alcohol and suicide each year, a new report says." More

Nearly 1 in 4 Home Care Aides Faces Verbal Abuse - 2019-06-12
"Being yelled at or insulted is never easy. But it's a situation faced by about one-quarter of U.S. home health care workers, a new study finds." More

1 in 5 People Living in Conflict Areas Has a Mental Health Problem - 2019-06-12
"About 22% of people who live in conflict areas suffer from mental health problems, a new study review finds." More

One Simple Food Substitution Might Help Save the Planet - 2019-06-10
"One simple change in your diet -- replacing beef with poultry -- could go a long way toward curbing climate change, research shows." More

AHA News: 3 Simple Steps Could Save 94 Million Lives Worldwide - 2019-06-10
"Doing three relatively easy things could help save 94.3 million people around the world from premature deaths caused by cardiovascular disease, new research suggests." More

Race Affects Life Expectancy in Major U.S. Cities - 2019-06-10
"Fifty-six of America's 500 biggest cities have major gaps in life expectancy between neighborhoods, a new study reveals." More

Soldiers' Odds for Suicide Quadruple When Loaded Gun at Home - 2019-06-07
"Owning their own firearm, carrying it in public and keeping it loaded in the home: These three factors are each tied to a fourfold rise in the likelihood that a U.S. soldier will take his or her own life, a new report finds." More

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