Howdini (Oct. 23, 2011) When a parent learns he or she is seriously ill, one of the first challenges is how to tell the kids. Good Morning America parenting contributor and author Ann Pleshette Murphy has some good advice ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 24, 2013) The pressure on girls to be thin and beautiful is real and fashion magazines set impossible standards of beauty. Parents need to help nurture a healthy body image in girls. Heres advice from Carol ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 8, 2013) Annette Leal Mattern, President and Co-Founder of the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona, offers advice and shares how she advocates for the health of women with ovarian ... watch video
AP (July 30, 2013) Temple University researchers are working to create a virtual speech therapist for patients with aphasia, a language disorder caused by brain damage from a stroke or other head ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 12, 2013) On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the village of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 21, 2012) A star-studded event aiming to raise awareness and fund resolution of brain illness, disease and trauma took place on Wednesday at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.
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Feb. 11, 2016 Long-term use of liraglutide, a substance that helps to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, can have a deteriorating effect on insulin-producing beta ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 For years, scientists have failed to locate the DNA variants that control the weight-regulating hormone, leptin. However, new research has enabled the identification of four genes associated with ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Following an acute heart attack, immune cells called neutrophils coordinate an inflammatory response which can exacerbate the damage to the organ. Now researchers have shown that neutrophils also ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Computerized cognitive rehabilitation (a program to help brain-injured or otherwise cognitively impaired individuals to restore normal functioning) can improve attention and executive functioning in ... read more
Nov. 3, 2015 Rates of military sexual trauma among men who served in the military may be as much as 15 times higher than has been previously reported, largely because of barriers associated with stigma, beliefs ... read more
July 1, 2015 A good night's sleep has long been recommended to those who have experienced a traumatic event. But a new study provides preliminary experimental work suggesting it could actually be the wrong ... read more
Jan. 6, 2015 Women in prison want and need specific treatment for traumas such as physical and sexual abuse, a new research paper says. The need is especially great for aboriginal woman who are "grossly ... read more