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Nearly 1 In 5 Adults Have Persistent Pain Study

Nearly 1 In 5 Adults Have Persistent Pain: Study

Provided by Eric Sorensen, Washington State University Americans are in a world of hurt. Nearly one in five US adults are in pain most every day for spells of three months or longer, according to an analysis by Jae Kennedy, professor of health...

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2014-10-31 08:26:00

The Oxford University hosted Forum uniquely brings together leading family offices and their foundations seeking impact investment, grant-giving, and philanthropy opportunities within health and life sciences SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cavendish Global announced today the selection of One Mind, the leading patient advocacy organization dedicated to benefiting all affected by brain illness and injury, to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum taking...

2014-10-30 23:14:30

The process of learning to identify and live with grief can be an arduous one. Edy Nathan MA, LCSW talk about how the pattern of grief does not follow a specific order and identifies patterns of mourning as a way to understand how to live with grief. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 In a world filled with instant gratification, the slow pace of emotional lives can be frustrating and even disconcerting. People who have recently experienced a loss may encounter pressure to “get over...

2014-10-30 23:10:01

November is National Alzheimer’s Dementia Awareness Month. New book, authored by Dr. Grewal, a physician at Ace Medical Group, uses confusion, misdirection to keep readers alert, all while informing about sharper mental health Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The human brain is often overlooked as a muscle, and should be more vigorously exercised to help maintain better mental health, according to Dr. Sandeep Grewal. He recently authored the book ‘Dementia Express:...

2014-10-30 12:29:05

National Take the Tour Day Honors the 5.4 Million Americans Living with Dementia ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 6, Second Wind Dreams® will present the Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT®) at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, NY in the 2(nd) floor Ceremonial Chamber from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in recognition of Second Wind Dreams' National Take the Tour Day. The Virtual Dementia Tour is a...

2014-10-29 23:16:45

The Healthy Aging Company introduces HealthyAging Gift Boxes™. The Gift Boxes are filled with fun and engaging items and activities that help reduce the deterioration in mental and physical abilities of our aging loved ones. Vero Beach,FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 While aging is not optional, how we age certainly is. The Healthy Aging Company is striving to become a leader in providing our elderly population with products and programs that will help slow or reverse the age-related...

2014-10-29 23:15:14

Morris Psychological Group will be offering memory screenings, free of charge, as part of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's annual program on November 19, 2014 from 1:30-4:30 pm. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Morris Psychological Group will be offering free and confidential memory screenings on Wednesday November 19th, 2014 from 1:30-4:30pm at their offices at 50 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 305, Parsippany, NJ. The screenings will be conducted by Morris Psychological...

2014-10-29 23:12:46

It is estimated that 21% of women and 12% of men in the U.S will experience an episode of depression at some point in their lifetime. In light of this, Dr. Sanjay Jain offers some information on how to become better aware of the signs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The World Health Organization categorizes depression as one of the most disabling disorders in the world, affecting roughly one in five women and one in ten men at some point in their lifetime. Depression does not...

2014-10-29 23:05:59

Coaches IQ is a new innovative fantasy sports game that allows fans the opportunity to be placed in-game and make real time decisions simultaneously with professional coaches. The project is launching a Kickstarter campaign this week. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Coaches IQ, a patent pending sports media innovation of Imagine Sports Media LLC, has begun a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to launch a new sports media fantasy game online. Coaches IQ is a fantasy sports game that...

2014-10-29 08:29:43

BRICK, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is a difficult time for children who suffer from anxiety and nightmares. School psychologist Stacy Fiorile explains that "preschool kids in particular tend to have a hard time separating fantasy from reality at Halloween. What that means is that when a person wears a costume, the child believes that the person has actually transformed into that scary person. This can then lead to heighted anxiety and nightmares for several weeks....

2014-10-29 04:21:37

PINEHURST, N.C., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health, creators of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and non-invasive healing and pain-management device for animals, offers information to pet owners about dogs and pain relief. Dogs can suffer from painful conditions, such as Wobblers Disease, which is a compression of the cervical spinal cord. These animals rely on humans for accurate diagnoses and effective treatment. Now, dogs are returning the favor...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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