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2012-07-25 00:17:50

For older adults, loneliness is a major risk factor for health problems — such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's — and death.

2012-06-11 18:36:05

An interdisciplinary research project carried out between Aarhus University, Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Cancer Society shows that mindfulness-based psychological therapy helps reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients.

2012-03-29 02:38:29

Schoolteachers who underwent a short but intensive program of meditation were less depressed, anxious or stressed – and more compassionate and aware of others’ feelings.

2012-01-17 22:46:10

It is not divorce in itself that can lead to problems in children.

2011-07-14 13:39:12

Whether we choose to accept or fight it, the fact is that we will all age, but will we do so successfully?

2011-06-09 08:00:00

VILLANOVA, Pa., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Divorce. Parental mental illness. Media violence. Natural disasters. Home foreclosures. Poverty.

2011-06-08 16:06:55

Annika Lindskog, Economics researcher from the University of Gothenburg, studied data from the Amhara region in rural Ethiopia and found that the schooling of older siblings, especially older sisters, has a positive effect on the schooling of younger siblings.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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