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2009-11-03 11:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While fewer Los Angeles residents this year report that money, work and the economy cause significant stress in their lives, their levels of stress remain considerably high. More than 50 percent of city residents remain stressed by one or more of these three sources, a cause of concern for psychologists who worry about the effects of long-term stress and how it can contribute to chronic health disorders. In a survey released today by the...

2009-07-07 15:18:25

Stressing out can cause people to gain weight, according to a study appearing in the July 15 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. This new study is believed to be one of the first of its kind to look at the relationship between weight gain and multiple types of stress"”job-related demands, difficulty paying bills, strained family relationships, depression or anxiety disorder"”in the U.S. population."Today's economy is stressing people out, and stress has been linked to a...

2009-03-13 16:41:39

Police funerals, workplace discrimination, lack of cooperation and job dissatisfaction correlate with police officer work stress, U.S. researchers say. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health said occupational stress was significantly associated with adverse outcomes, including depression and intimate partner abuse. To examine the impact of a wide range of police stressors on potential health outcomes, while controlling for various coping strategies in a large...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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