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On finding peace again: UW receiver recounts journey from anxiety to happiness
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Teen years are supposed to be the best years in an individual’s life. The days are packed with attending college, dates, friendly get-togethers, prom nights, new experiences and other fun stuff before the teen steps into adulthood. However, for the Millennial Generation, it seems to be different. Burdened with expectations and materialistic wants, many burn […]

Reducing depression with guided imagery
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With doctors relying on the imagery techniques to help post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients recover, it has now been found that the procedure could also be useful in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. The method entails the patient to replace negative mental images with positive ones and deal more effectively with negative emotions. […]

People with mental problems struggle to get timely and affordable treatment, says study
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Treatment of mental problems is still a distant dream for many patients in the United States. The country is reeling under mental and behavioral health crises, and those suffering from psychiatric problems are struggling to receive timely and affordable treatment, revealed a study, published recently by consulting firm Milliman. The findings of the study suggested […]

Worrying about debt affecting mental health of Americans
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It is quite natural to worry about things like rising cost of living, education of children, liabilities, old age and inflation. Those who have liabilities like loans for car or house are burdened with yet another fear, that of the creditor breathing down their necks. A recent survey by the American Institute of Certified Public […]

Kellyanne Conway to oversee White House’s opioid crisis management
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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway will spearhead the Trump administration’s efforts to fight the opioid epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Nov. 29, 2017. Speaking at a press conference, Sessions lavished praise on Conway and deemed her perfect for the job. “She is exceedingly talented, she understands messaging. We’ve got to change the perception […]

FDA approves marketing of first-ever gadget to manage opioid withdrawal symptoms
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As the United States continues its battle with opioid crisis, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking for other non-addictive and innovative ways to help the ones currently suffering from opioid addiction. A new device called NSS-2 Bridge was recently approved by the agency to alleviate the withdrawal symptoms associated with opioid addiction. The […]

Cocaine worth $300 million seized from Pacific Ocean
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In yet another drug bust at sea, Coast Guard Cutters (CGC) seized 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin along Mexico and Central America. The hoard was offloaded at Port Everglades in Florida. According to the Coast Guard, the traffickers could fetch nearly $300 million for the drugs. However, evaluations of the […]

Alcohol and marijuana use in young adults lessens success in life, says study
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Studies revealing negative health effects of marijuana are common. To add to the list, a recent study by researchers from the University of Connecticut Health Center has suggested the possible impact of continual marijuana use and its dependence on the nature of life achievement in young adults. According to the researchers, young adults addicted to […]

Poor social skills may cause mental disorders, says study
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Lack of social communication skills may give way to many problems. Previous studies have shown that people with poor communication abilities are more likely to experience lower levels of social acceptance. Now, a recent study by researchers at the University of Arizona suggests that those who find it difficult to adapt on a social level […]

Florida State University indefinitely suspends fraternities and sororities after alcohol death
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The tragic death of a 20-year-old student at an off-campus fraternity pledge party has led the Florida State University (FSU) to indefinitely suspend all 55 fraternities and sororities. In the news release posted on the University website, FSU president John Thrasher announced that the ban was needed to “review and reflect on the loss of […]