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Kiama Independent
Carer support group for attention disorderVEN Andrews is hoping her experience as a mother of a child with Attention Defi
Carer support group for attention disorder
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
VEN Andrews is hoping her experience as a mother of a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will help others who may be in a similar position. Ven Andrews is setting up a group to encourage and inform parents or carers who have... Read more
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Washington Post
Jay Mathews: Why did a great school try to rush an ill student’s graduation?At Back to School Night soon, parents will hear how much school officials want
Jay Mathews: Why did a great school try to rush an ill student’s graduation?
Washington Post / Posted 7 hours ago
At Back to School Night soon, parents will hear how much school officials want to communicate with them and serve their children’s needs. So why did one of the Washington region’s best school systems ignore for so long Michael and Emily Peckman’s... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bushkill Township horse trail provides theraputic approach to special needsFor twins Andrew and Gavin Burnard, therapy can be a fun adventure. The autist
Bushkill Township horse trail provides theraputic approach to special needs
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
For twins Andrew and Gavin Burnard, therapy can be a fun adventure. The autistic twins rode horseback Thursday afternoon, discovering different textures through games and items found along the trail. They are two of the approximately 100 children... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Are computers affecting your brain?I'm trying to think back to before computers were in my life. I started out at
Are computers affecting your brain?
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 2 days ago
I'm trying to think back to before computers were in my life. I started out at 10, and of course, computers were different then. They were isolated, not connected to each other the way they are today. Thinking about early uses of the web, I remember... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Are computers affecting your brain?I'm trying to think back to before computers were in my life. I started out at
Are computers affecting your brain?
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
I'm trying to think back to before computers were in my life. I started out at 10, and of course, computers were different then. They were isolated, not connected to each other the way they are today. Thinking about early uses of the web, I remember... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum still breastfeeds son aged four 'because it calms his ADHD'Vickie Krevatin is a mum-of-one who freely admits that she is happy to still fe
Mum still breastfeeds son aged four 'because it calms his ADHD'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Vickie Krevatin is a mum-of-one who freely admits that she is happy to still feed her son from her own breast, praising the power of human milk in making his mood better. The 42-year-old, from Basingstoke in Hampshire, says it helps to keep him calm... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Testing DNA to find best meds to fight depressionSince childhood, Mandy E. has struggled with feelings of hopelessness and inade
Testing DNA to find best meds to fight depression
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Since childhood, Mandy E. has struggled with feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy. She seemed incapable of having fun. She experienced what she described as "constant discontent." Her parents felt it was a matter of the will to fix the problem;... Read more
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JTA
Why some public school parents are switching to Jewish day schoolsAn “outside classroom” at Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit. (Courtesy
Why some public school parents are switching to Jewish day schools
JTA / Posted 2 days ago
An “outside classroom” at Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit. (Courtesy of Hillel Day School) (JTA) – When Ali Martell’s eldest daughter reached school age, Martell and her husband both assumed she’d go to a Jewish day school, as they... Read more
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Psych Central
ADHD May Persist into AdulthoodAspects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may persist into adu
ADHD May Persist into Adulthood
Psych Central / Posted 2 days ago
Aspects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may persist into adulthood, even when current diagnostic measures fail to identify its presence, according to new research published in the journal European Child Adolescent Psychiatry. The... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Here's why drugmakers are held in low esteemAre you befuddled by the cost of prescription drugs? There may be a legitimate
Here's why drugmakers are held in low esteem
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
Are you befuddled by the cost of prescription drugs? There may be a legitimate reason. "It's certainly not an efficient market," Jason Doctor, an associate professor of pharmaceutical and health economics at USC, said about prescription drug prices.... Read more
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New Kerala
Kids with ADHD may have bad memory even in adulthood Adolescents diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ma
Kids with ADHD may have bad memory even in adulthood
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Adolescents diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may perform poorly in memory tests compared to their peers even in adulthood, suggests new research. ADHD is a disorder... Read more
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Daily Mail
Self-control can sap your memory, claims studyWhy you SHOULD eat that cupcake: In the study, Duke University scientists ask
Self-control can sap your memory, claims study
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Why you SHOULD eat that cupcake: In the study, Duke University scientists asked volunteers to press a button if they saw a male face but withhold a response if they saw a female face When they were... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trauma training aims to help city employees in dealing with publicStanley Smith has spent nearly four decades helping troubled young people earn
Trauma training aims to help city employees in dealing with public
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Stanley Smith has spent nearly four decades helping troubled young people earn GEDs and get jobs, but he learned something new this week that he thinks will help him do his job even better. Smith, an employment advocate with the Mayor's Office of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Thinking outside the box(Re: 'Test scores take a turn; EQAO calling attention to declining Grade 6 resu
Thinking outside the box
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
(Re: 'Test scores take a turn; EQAO calling attention to declining Grade 6 results and impact they could have on high-school learning' in the Aug. 27 edition of the Examiner) Why are educators still asking this question after 40 years? As a young... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Young adults diagnosed with ADHD in adolescence show differences in brain structure, memoryYoung adults diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in
Young adults diagnosed with ADHD in adolescence show differences in brain structure, memory
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Young adults diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adolescence show differences in brain structure and perform poorly in memory tests compared to their peers, according to new research from the University of Cambridge, UK,... Read more
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Psych Central
Brain’s Response Inhibition Can Weaken MemoryNew research discovers that when occasions call for the brain to make sudden ch
Brain’s Response Inhibition Can Weaken Memory
Psych Central / Posted 3 days ago
New research discovers that when occasions call for the brain to make sudden changes, we often fail to remember why we halted the original action. For example, you’re driving on a busy road and you intend to switch lanes when you suddenly realize... Read more
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New Kerala
Self-control may weaken memory Our ability to inhibit an action or override an inclination while doing anoth
Self-control may weaken memory
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Our ability to inhibit an action or override an inclination while doing another task may affect memory and attention, suggests new research. The study by researchers from Duke University in North Carolina, US, found... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Concentrate: How to Tame a Wandering MindI am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for e
Concentrate: How to Tame a Wandering Mind
Entrpreneur / Posted 4 days ago
I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge black chair with jointed metal arms that stand between me and the door. I feel faintly ridiculous wearing a... Read more
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Duke University
Self-Control Saps Memory, Study SaysA research MRI of the brain, with active areas highlighted. Photo credit – Tobi
Self-Control Saps Memory, Study Says
Duke University / Posted 4 days ago
A research MRI of the brain, with active areas highlighted. Photo credit – Tobias Egner Durham, NC - You’re driving on a busy road and you intend to switch lanes when you suddenly realize that there’s a car in your blind spot. You have to put a stop... Read more
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Daily Mail
Howie Mandel apologises for his ill-conceived Bulimia joke on AGT'I should never make light of it': Howie Mandel apologises for his ill-conceive
Howie Mandel apologises for his ill-conceived Bulimia joke on AGT
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
'I should never make light of it': Howie Mandel apologises for his ill-conceived Bulimia joke on America's Got Talent Howie Mandel apologised for his ill-conceived eating disorder joke on Tuesday night's live third quarterfinal round of America's... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Accenture Just Upped The Ante On Benefits For New Moms And DadsA management consultant’s life typically involves a lot of travel to see client
Accenture Just Upped The Ante On Benefits For New Moms And Dads
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
A management consultant’s life typically involves a lot of travel to see clients. It can be a fun perk when you’re young, just starting out and child-free, but more tricky for those with family responsibilities. Accenture took a big step in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Police called to personal trainer's bust-up found something else entirelyPolice called to a personal trainers furious bust-up with his girlfriend also s
Police called to personal trainer's bust-up found something else entirely
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Police called to a personal trainers furious bust-up with his girlfriend also stumbled across his £20,000 cannabis farm A neighbour called officers to Scott Pearson’s address after hearing his girlfriend Tamzin Yates, 32, screaming, and seeing him... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Personal trainer's £20,000 cannabis farm found after police called following furious bust-up with his girlfriendA personal trainer’s £20,000 cannabis farm was discovered by police after a fur
Personal trainer's £20,000 cannabis farm found after police called following furious bust-up with his girlfriend
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
A personal trainer’s £20,000 cannabis farm was discovered by police after a furious bust-up with his girlfriend. A neighbour called police to Scott Pearson’s address after hearing his girlfriend Tamzin Yates, 32, screaming, and seeing him shove her... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Babies born slightly early have elevated ADHD risk, study suggestsVery premature babies are known to have an increased risk for attention-deficit
Babies born slightly early have elevated ADHD risk, study suggests
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Very premature babies are known to have an increased risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and a new study suggests this may be true also for babies born only slightly early. “There has been quite a lot of research on very... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Link Between ADHD and Traumatic Brain Injury A new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research suggests that th
Link Between ADHD and Traumatic Brain Injury
Doctors Health Press / Posted 5 days ago
A new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research suggests that there is a link between traumatic brain injury and a history of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Findings suggest... Read more
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PhysOrg
Comfortable EEG headset increases user comfort and achieves high signal qualityComfortable EEG headset developed by imec and Holst Centre. The headset enables
Comfortable EEG headset increases user comfort and achieves high signal quality
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Comfortable EEG headset developed by imec and Holst Centre. The headset enables effective brain-computer interfacing and can monitor emotions and mood in daily life situations using a smartphone application. Today, imec, Holst Centre, and the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Premature babies have elevated risk for ADHD A new study suggests this may be true also for babies born only slightly earl
Premature babies have elevated risk for ADHD
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
A new study suggests this may be true also for babies born only slightly early. FILE: a new study suggests this may be true also for babies born only slightly early. Picture:... Read more
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Herald Sun
ADHD kids lag behind other studentsAUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind other students, pro
ADHD kids lag behind other students
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
AUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind other students, prompting an expert to call for urgent action. NEW research found both boys and girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were significantly less likely to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ADHD kids lag behind other studentsAUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind other students, pro
ADHD kids lag behind other students
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
AUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind other students, prompting an expert to call for urgent action. NEW research found both boys and girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were significantly less likely to... Read more
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News.com.au
ADHD kids lag behind other studentsbreaking news AUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind ot
ADHD kids lag behind other students
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
breaking news AUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind other students, prompting an expert to call for urgent action. NEW research found both boys and girls with Attention Deficit... Read more
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Perth Now
ADHD kids lag behind other studentsAUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind other students, pro
ADHD kids lag behind other students
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
AUSTRALIAN school children with ADHD are lagging far behind other students, prompting an expert to call for urgent action. NEW research found both boys and girls with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were significantly less likely to... Read more
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MedCity News
The more premature or late a baby is born, the higher the chances of having ADHDThe timing of when a baby is born could have a correlation with his or her chan
The more premature or late a baby is born, the higher the chances of having ADHD
MedCity News / Posted 6 days ago
The timing of when a baby is born could have a correlation with his or her chance of dealing with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the future, according to a study published online Aug. 24 in the journal Pediatrics. “Although ADHD is more... Read more
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EETimes.de
Let consumers figure out a use case for EEGThat's what you could think of Imec an Holst Centre�s recent launch of an elect
Let consumers figure out a use case for EEG
EETimes.de / Posted 6 days ago
That's what you could think of Imec an Holst Centre�s recent launch of an electroencephalogram (EEG) headset which the research centres hope will seduce consumers. Once belonging to the realm of brain research within medicalized environments,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nearly-term babies have elevated risk for ADHD(Reuters Health) - Very premature babies are known to have an increased risk fo
Nearly-term babies have elevated risk for ADHD
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Very premature babies are known to have an increased risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and a new study suggests this may be true also for babies born only slightly early. “There has been quite a lot of... Read more
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New Kerala
Attention disorder linked to traumatic brain injury A study has found links between traumatic brain injury and a history of atten
Attention disorder linked to traumatic brain injury
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
A study has found links between traumatic brain injury and a history of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggesting that adults with a history of brain injuries may benefit from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This family ALL have Tourette’s, and mum says there’s 'never a dull moment''In Melanie Battley's house, there's never a dull moment. And everyday family a
This family ALL have Tourette’s, and mum says there’s 'never a dull moment''
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
In Melanie Battley's house, there's never a dull moment. And everyday family activities such as sitting down to watch a film together can set them off. Persephone, her daughter, gets her 'tics' - the name given to the sudden sounds and physical... Read more
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Daily Record
This family ALL have Tourette’s, and mum says there’s 'never a dull moment''In Melanie Battley's house, there's never a dull moment. And everyday family a
This family ALL have Tourette’s, and mum says there’s 'never a dull moment''
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
In Melanie Battley's house, there's never a dull moment. And everyday family activities such as sitting down to watch a film together can set them off. Persephone, her daughter, gets her 'tics' - the name given to the sudden sounds and physical... Read more
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Business Wire
Anthem, Inc. Highlights the Importance of Vision ExamsINDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to the American Optometric Association
Anthem, Inc. Highlights the Importance of Vision Exams
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), 80 percent of classroom learning takes place visually. In addition, one in four school-aged children has vision problems that may affect their ability to learn in... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Watch: Schools discipline special ed students at higher rates, records showAt Tulsa Public Schools, officials called a father and told him to pick up his
Oklahoma Watch: Schools discipline special ed students at higher rates, records show
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
At Tulsa Public Schools, officials called a father and told him to pick up his 6-year-old daughter, who was having an emotional meltdown. He arrived to find four armed campus police officers holding her down, saying she assaulted one of them. In the... Read more
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Medical News Today
New study supports link between ADHD and traumatic brain injuryA recent study of Canadian adults has found links between traumatic brain injur
New study supports link between ADHD and traumatic brain injury
Medical News Today / Posted 7 days ago
A recent study of Canadian adults has found links between traumatic brain injury and a history of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, suggesting that adults with a history of brain injuries may benefit from improved screening for the behavioral... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Green Spaces Significant for HealthThere's plenty of evidence for the idea that human beings thrive when they have
Green Spaces Significant for Health
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
There's plenty of evidence for the idea that human beings thrive when they have frequent exposure to nature - even when it's just a patch of greenery in the midst of a cities' concrete jungle. Studies have found that after looking at nature scenes,... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Program helps match donors to teachers' needsWith limited budgets, funding cuts and other challenges, teachers today often f
Program helps match donors to teachers' needs
Statesboro Herald / Posted 8 days ago
With limited budgets, funding cuts and other challenges, teachers today often find shortfalls in meeting their classroom needs. Some Bulloch County educators have discovered an easy, no-cost way to secure supplies, accessories and classroom needs... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Support GroupsADDICTION ■ The Turning Point Recovery Group for Women, Christian recover and
Support Groups
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
ADDICTION ■ The Turning Point Recovery Group for Women, Christian recover and support, 7 p.m. first and third Monday, Southside Church of God in Christ, 2179 Emerson St. (904) 803-1285. ■ Quit Smoking Now, 5:50-6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 24,... Read more
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The Age
Why addiction isn't a disease but instead the result of 'deep learning'The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease by Professor Marc Lewis.
Why addiction isn't a disease but instead the result of 'deep learning'
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease by Professor Marc Lewis. For a long time, Marc Lewis felt a body blow of shame whenever he remembered that night. "We thought you were dead," accused one of his mates, leaning over him. Lewis... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Check This Out - Full Horizontals onlyMegan Fox and Brian Austin Green reportedly separate after 11 yearsMegan Fox an
Check This Out - Full Horizontals only
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green reportedly separate after 11 yearsMegan Fox and Brian Austin Green reportedly separate after 11 years Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have separated after 11 years together, Us Weekly reports.More >> Megan Fox and... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Schools Discipline Special Ed Students At Higher RatesBy Nate Robson, Oklahoma Watch In Jenks Public Schools, campus police physical
Schools Discipline Special Ed Students At Higher Rates
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 10 days ago
By Nate Robson, Oklahoma Watch In Jenks Public Schools, campus police physically restrained and handcuffed a second-grade special education student. His crime? He ran to the playground to escape a noisy classroom. At Tulsa Public Schools,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Why students need more play breaksWestbourne Park Primary School students Angus and Frankie like the idea of havi
Why students need more play breaks
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
Westbourne Park Primary School students Angus and Frankie like the idea of having more tea breaks. Picture: ROY VANDERVEGT SCHOOL students should have up to five breaks a day so they can release energy and focus better in class, the head of the SA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Green Spaces Significance for HealthA new study finds that the mental benefits of greenery are immediate and long-l
Green Spaces Significance for Health
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A new study finds that the mental benefits of greenery are immediate and long-lasting. There's plenty of evidence for the idea that human beings thrive when they have frequent exposure to nature - even when it's just a patch of greenery in the midst... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
How to know if you're bipolarMANILA -- Just like other psychological disorders, being bipolar is often mista
How to know if you're bipolar
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA -- Just like other psychological disorders, being bipolar is often mistaken for either depression or mood swings. In an interview on "Magandang Gabi Dok" on DZMM, Dr. Bernadette Manalo-Arcenas said bipolar disorder is a disorder wherein the... Read more
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The Age
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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