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Specialties:

  • psychology

Affiliation:

  • North Phoenix Counseling

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    FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women who regularly exercise may have more oxygen circulating in their brains -- and possibly sharper minds, a small study suggests.

    The findings, from a study of 52 healthy young women, don't prove that exercise makes you smarter, researche...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Age-related blood vessel leaks in the brain may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, according to a new study.

    The findings suggest it may be possible to use brain scans to detect such leaks and rep...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One way of dealing with nasty bosses may be to turn their hostility back on them, a new study suggests.

    Hundreds of U.S. workers were asked if their supervisors were hostile -- doing things such as yelling, ridiculing and intimidating staff -- ...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Certain aspects of music have the same effect on people even when they live in very different societies, a new study reveals.

    Researchers asked 40 Mbenzele Pygmies in the Congolese rainforest to listen to short clips of music. They were asked to l...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Got your heart set on a career as a detective? Here's a clue that may help you crack that first big case.

    A new study suggests that asking eyewitnesses to close their eyes when trying to recall events may boost their memories.

    The study ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Working long hours may raise the risk for alcohol abuse, according to a new study of more than 300,000 people from 14 countries.

    Researchers found that employees who worked more than 48 hours a week were almost 13 percent more likely to drink to ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Accenting the positive may be good for your heart, with a large study suggesting that optimistic people seem to have a significant leg up when it comes to cardiovascular health.

    "Research has already shown a link between psychological pathology a...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A woman may have the reputation of turning into a green-eyed monster when her man sleeps with someone else, but new research suggests a man gets even more jealous in the same scenario.

    In a poll of nearly 64,000 Americans, sexual infidelity was m...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The mind can play a key role in maintaining muscle strength in limbs that are placed in a cast for a prolonged period of time, a new study suggests.

    The researchers said mental imagery might help reduce the muscle loss associated with this type of...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher alcohol taxes may help reduce binge drinking, a new study suggests.

    Binge drinking in men is defined as having five or more drinks on a given occasion; in women it's four or more drinks. Binge drinking causes more than half of the nearly 9...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Jan. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- That guy on Facebook posting dozens of "selfies" of himself -- at the beach, at work, partying -- might just be a narcissist, a new study suggests.

    "It's not surprising that men who post a lot of selfies and spend more time editing them are more ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- So New Year's Day has come and gone, leaving millions with resolutions to finally shed some pounds.

    However, a new study finds that Americans actually buy more food and more total calories during the days after the holiday season than they do du...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Jan. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some people who are blind develop an alternate sense -- called echolocation -- to help them "see," a new study indicates.

    In addition to relying on their other senses, people who are blind may also use echoes to detect the position of surrounding...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with drinking problems often make a New Year's pledge to stop or cut back on their drinking, but actually doing it can be a struggle, an addiction expert says.

    "Twenty percent of the people who make New Year's ...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Dec. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs in some people due to decreased amounts of daylight during the winter.

    That decrease may trigger SAD by disrupting the body's internal clock, causing a drop in levels of a mood-...Full Article