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A 3-D Printed Brain to Help Study Disease

An ongoing challenge for researchers has been a way to create bench top (suitable in size or configuration for study) brain tissue to study human brain function.  But now, researchers at the ...
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Procrastination – Is It In Your Genes?

According to new research, it may be.   Procrastination is defined as more than just postponement in action, delays in activity or the occasional dilly-dallying that we all dabble in – but a ...
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A Promising New Treatment for PTSD

Experiencing a traumatic event is part of life for many people.  According to the US Department for Veteran’s Affairs, about 60% of men and 50% of women experience at least one trauma ...
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The Personality Types of Student Drinkers – Are You One?

It’s not news that drinking on college campuses is widespread.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), about four out of five college students drink alcohol.  And, about ...
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The Gut and Mental Health: Are They Connected?

Medical experts have come to understand that the bacteria that lives in our digestive tract has an impact on our overall health, it is generally accepted that the balance and variety of ...
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Smartphones Can Predict Depression? Find Out How

More and more of us can be considered “heavy” smartphone users; we carry them everywhere (including the bathroom!) and refer to them hundreds of times a day.  In fact, according to the ...
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Headed for Burnout? Watch for these Top Signs

Burnout doesn’t just mean being tired, or stressed out, after a long day or before a big deadline – occasional stress is a normal part of a busy and healthy life.  Burnout ...
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A Cure for Alzheimer’s? New Research Points to Positive News

Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease, and we all know someone who has been affected by it, either as a patient or caregiver.   Every 67 seconds someone in the US develops the disease, ...
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The Most Common Cognitive Biases Influencing Your Decisions

We may think of ourselves as smart, rational, educated folks – but we all face biases when making decisions that make most of them less than rational, called cognitive biases.  As humans, ...
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Does Child Abuse Predict Poor Mental Health?

Are people who face maltreatment in early life primed for a future of recurring or chronic mental, emotional and physical health issues?  More and more studies indicate the answer is unfortunately, yes. The ...
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