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2008-12-29 09:18:05

New research suggests a combination of behavioral therapy and drug therapy may be best for children with anxiety disorders. In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found 59.7 percent of children with anxiety disorders who received cognitive behavioral therapy significantly improved, 54.9 percent of children who received sertraline (Zoloft) significantly improved and 80.7 percent of children treated with a combination of the two treatments...

2005-09-09 14:15:51

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The research team with the UK Alcohol Treatment Trial (UKATT) compared two approaches to helping people with alcoholism, and found that they were equally beneficial and cost-effective. Specifically, the study looked at "social behavior and network therapy" and the more established "motivational enhancement therapy." "Motivational enhancement is an alcohol-focused treatment that works on people's motivation to change their behavior, which is...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.