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2014-01-07 08:27:12

Cost Worries Trump Urgent Health Issues WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chase Communications, a national public relations and health policy communications firm, and Ed Stevens, a healthcare communications research expert and strategist, have collaborated to create the Chase Healthcare Worry Scale, a survey-based tool for measuring and tracking Americans' evolving concerns about healthcare and the U.S. healthcare system. The first Healthcare Worry Scale survey of...

Neuroticism May Be Good For You
2012-12-29 10:14:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Anxiety has often been at least anecdotally linked with health issues, but new research from one US university hospital suggests high levels of neuroticism could actually be good for a person's well-being. As reported previously by Today.com, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) post-doctoral fellow Nicholas Turiano has discovered evidence that subjects who described themselves as worriers and who also demonstrated...

2012-04-12 22:29:30

What is usually seen as pathology may aid survival of the species Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait, according to a recent study by scientists at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and other institutions. Jeremy Coplan, MD, professor of psychiatry at SUNY Downstate, and colleagues found that high intelligence and worry both correlate with brain activity measured by the depletion of the nutrient choline in theGlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Sackler...

2011-07-26 21:06:57

Most people worry from time to time. A new research study, led by a Case Western Reserve University faculty member in psychology, also shows that worrying can be so intrusive and obsessive that it interferes in the person's life and endangers the health of social relationships. These people suffer from what's called generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), says Case Western Reserve psychologist Amy Przeworski. Individuals with GAD frequently put social relationships with family, friends, or...

2011-03-17 06:45:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately six million American adults suffer from a diagnosable level of anxiety. "All of us worry about things like health, money, or family problems at one time or another. But people with generalized anxiety disorder are extremely worried about these and many other things, even when there is little or no reason to worry about them. They may be very anxious about just getting...

2009-08-19 23:16:42

A person with high neuroticism is likely to experience anxiety or depression and may self-medicate with tobacco, alcohol or drugs, U.S. researchers suggest. Daniel K. Mroczek of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., says chronic worrying, anxiety and being prone to depression are key aspects of the personality trait of neuroticism. Mroczek, Avron Spiro III and Nicholas A. Turiano analyzed data of 1,788 men and their smoking behavior and personality traits over a 30-year period from...

2009-05-11 10:00:00

In a comparative test of SMB Endpoint Solutions, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Advanced Scored the Highest in protection and performance. CUPERTINO, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a comparative test of three Small Medium Business endpoint products commissioned by Trend Micro, its Worry-Free(TM) Business Security Advanced product received the highest total test rating and highest total feature rating over McAfee and Symantec. The tests, which were conducted between October...


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