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Guns in the home provide greater health risk than benefit

Despite the fact that nearly one-third of American households have a firearm, studies show that having a gun in the home poses a household a greater health risk than a potential benefit. A new study released in the American Jo ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Health
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Early substance misuse continues into middle age

Adolescents who misuse alcohol and drugs are at increased risk of continued misuse well into middle age. They are also at increased risk of experiencing mental health problems, accidents, physical health problems, premature ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Health
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Biological changes in suicidal patients

Depressed and suicidal individuals have low levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their blood and saliva. They also have substances in their spinal fluid that suggest there is increased inflammation in the brain. These ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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