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Newswise: Tips for navigating a hectic holiday season with mind, spirit intact

Tips for navigating a hectic holiday season with mind, spirit intact

Texas State University

The holidays are almost upon us. For some, it is time to get out the best dishes and polish up the silver for a holiday table setting with family and friends, while others will be worried about coping with the festivities — because they are alone or just too busy.

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10-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST

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Newswise: Baylor University Researcher Develops Questionnaire to Aid Patients in Adhering to Vital Medical Treatment Plans

Baylor University Researcher Develops Questionnaire to Aid Patients in Adhering to Vital Medical Treatment Plans

Baylor University

Effectiveness in preventing or treating serious medical conditions typically requires patients to follow treatment plans such as medication, exercise or diet, but about 50 percent of patients fail to adequately use those plans. A Baylor University psychology professor has developed a questionnaire for patients aimed at promoting treatment adherence and improved health.

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10-Dec-2019 1:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Justified and unjustified movie violence evokes different brain responses, study finds

Justified and unjustified movie violence evokes different brain responses, study finds

University of Pennsylvania

The gun violence seen in popular PG-13 movies aimed at children and teenagers has more than doubled since the rating was introduced in 1984. The increasing on-screen gun violence has raised concerns that it will encourage imitation, especially when it is portrayed as "justified."

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10-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Women in Nepal still forced to sleep outside in 'menstruation huts'

Taylor & Francis

Despite being criminalised in 2018, an estimated 77% of girls in mid-Western Nepal are still being forced to sleep outside in "menstruation huts" during their period, according to a new study published today in Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters.

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10-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Advertising continues to assume mothers only use knowledge for domestic caring

Lancaster University

Magazine adverts continue to tell mothers to put caring for their families front and centre - and encourage them to devote all their knowledge to protecting and caring for them rather than for their own benefit or professional advancement.

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10-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: How does political news affect moods? New study in young doctors shows real-time effects
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How does political news affect moods? New study in young doctors shows real-time effects

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

They work in a bubble of 80-hour work weeks, and 24-hour shifts. But for first-year doctors who started their careers in the past few years, a new study shows that certain political events affected their mood just as much as the intense first weeks of their training had.

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