Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by APA
Toronto, California - Despite the growing use of online support groups such as those on Facebook to help curb substance abuse, attending traditional face-to-face meetings may continue to be more effective for people trying to maintain sobriety, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 123rd Annual Convention.
- Written by NIH
Washington, DC - Scientists searched the chromosomes of more than 4,000 Huntington’s disease patients and found that DNA repair genes may determine when the neurological symptoms begin. Partially funded by the National Institutes of Health, the results may provide a guide for discovering new treatments for Huntington’s disease and a roadmap for studying other neurological disorders.
- Written by Arthur Hirsch
Baltimore, Maryland - For a patient with sepsis - which kills more Americans every year than AIDS and breast and prostate cancer combined - hours can make the difference between life and death.
- Written by Phil Sneiderman
Baltimore, Maryland - In its efforts to curb criminal activity, should the government be allowed to see confidential consumer data collected by businesses? Or does the right to privacy trump such intrusions?
- Written by Dr. Amit Sood
Rochester, Minnesota - Tooth fairy takes away a lot of credit that rightly belongs to loving engaged parents. Time steals away the same credit about healing. Time isn’t the healer; the healers are the caring others, and your own mind.
- Written by Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona - Your mobile phone is ringing, your boss wants to talk to you and your partner wants to know what's for dinner. Stress and anxiety are everywhere. If they're getting the best of you, you might want to hit the mat and give yoga a try.
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