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How To Calm Someone Down

Has anyone in human history ever relaxed when another uttered the words “calm down” to them? Probably not. Right now, people are experiencing unprecedented levels of fear and anxiety.  What can

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Is spirituality a component of wisdom?

Wisdom has gained increasing interest among researchers over the last few decades as a biologically based personality trait relevant to physical well-being and mental health. Previous studies have identified six

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Aspirin use reduces risk of death in hospitalized patients, new study says

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were taking a daily low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease had a significantly lower risk of complications and death compared to those who were not

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Stigma impacts psychological, physical health of multiracial people

Policy changes can help to fight stigmas of multiracial Americans, one of the fasting growing minority groups in the United States according to a Rutgers University-led study. Published in the

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Repeal of Obamacare could leave young cancer patients in the lurch

If Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is repealed, pediatric cancer patients could lose critical insurance coverage, a new study warns. Kids with cancer often require intensive treatment and

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Common treatment for diabetic macular edema not effective in Black individuals

A medication frequently used to treat diabetic macular edema, which is the most common cause of blindness in people with diabetes, is less effective when used to treat the condition

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Cord blood DNA can hold clues for early autism diagnosis and intervention

A new study led by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers found a distinct DNA methylation signature in the cord blood of newborns who were eventually diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

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Shared religious experiences bring couples together

Couples that pray together stay together. It’s a common religious saying, but a new study from the University of Georgia is giving the proverb some scientific credence. Churches, mosques and

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