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Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows

March 23, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted By Dennis Thompson
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Stress Buster

March 20, 2017 The soothing sounds of nature

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids

March 20, 2017 But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans’ Suicide Risk: Study

March 17, 2017 Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

‘I Don’t Know’ May Be a Powerful Point of View

March 17, 2017 People willing to admit that they don't understand everything make better choices, research suggests

U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities

March 16, 2017 Hanging-type deaths rose more than gun-related suicides since 1999, CDC says

‘Optimal’ Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds

March 16, 2017 Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study

March 15, 2017 30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked

Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia

March 14, 2017 A screen is still in development stages but could be important, especially for adolescents, experts say

‘No One Dies Alone’ Program Offers Comfort at Life’s End

March 14, 2017 For patients without loved ones, volunteers fill in when death approaches

Can Supplements Ward Off the ‘Baby Blues’?

March 13, 2017 Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

Refugees Deserve Health Care, Compassion, U.S. Pediatricians Say

March 13, 2017 New policy statement urges government to keep families together, not place kids in detention centers

Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change

March 11, 2017 Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work

March 10, 2017 For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later

March 10, 2017 Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is …

March 10, 2017 Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds