Month: August 2021

Half of Adults With ADHD Have Struggled With Alcohol, Drug Use

[ad_1] By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fully half of all young adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also battle alcohol or drug abuse. And folks with ADHD who have a history of depression or anxiety are particularly vulnerable to substance abuse problems, a new study showed. …

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Struggling to Understand Your Dog? Learn More About How to Read Their Body Language

[ad_1] Dogs don’t communicate through speech as humans do. Instead, they have an advanced set of non-verbal cues that they use to communicate with each other and with us. They use their entire body to do this — eyes, ears, mouth, tail, overall body movement, and more. While dogs do use their voices for …

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How to Ease Your Anxiety

[ad_1] Everyone feels anxious from time to time. Occasional anxiety is a normal reaction to uncertainty about what’s going to happen next, whether that’s in the next few minutes, days, or months. Mental health experts define anxiety as worry over a threat that’s still in your future. Thinking about a conversation you dread, for example, …

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Guideline focuses on management of immune checkpoint inhibitor-related toxicities

[ad_1] August 31, 2021 2 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: Ernstoff reports no relevant financial disclosures. Please see the study for all other authors’ relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email …

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Guidance offers solutions to ‘major drivers of fatigue’ in health care workers

[ad_1] August 31, 2021 6 min read Source/Disclosures Source: Healio Interview Disclosures: Gurubhagavatula reports serving as course director for Sleep Medicine Essentials, receiving a research grant from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation and receiving royalties for a writing content for UpToDate. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL …

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Pandemic Brought Big Drop in Breast Cancer Screenings

[ad_1] By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many parts of the United States saw a significant drop in breast cancer screening of older low-income women during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows. The analysis of data from 32 community health centers that serve low-income people found that breast cancer screening …

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As Delta Surges, Contact Tracing Re-Takes COVID Center Stage

[ad_1] Ilish Pérez, health educator, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. True Beck, COVID-19 response manager, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. K.J. Seung, MD, senior health and policy adviser, Partners in Health; assistant professor of global health and social medicine, Harvard Medical School. Danyelle McNeill, spokesperson, Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock. …

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Say Goodbye To Sugar Cravings With Intermittent Fasting : nutrition

[ad_1] Chocolate, cookies, ice cream – a sweet tooth’s lover’s dream! Indulging in an occasional treat is good for your emotional well-being. But when you consume sugar regularly, your body is never satisfied. Of the more than 600,000 food products found on the typical grocery’s shelf, 80 percent contain added sugar. The average person consumes …

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