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Strong friendships in adolescence may benefit mental health in the long run

New research suggests that having close friendships as a teenager leads to better mental health as an adult. As a teenager, few things are as important as having close friends with whom to share intimate secrets over long phone conversations. ...

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Mental health programs in schools: Growing body of evidence supports effectiveness

[unable to retrieve full-text content] School-based mental health programs can reach large numbers of children, with increasing evidence of effectiveness in improving mental health and related outcomes, according to a research review/ Children's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Sugar and mental health: A toxic combination?

Sugar has crept into all parts of our diet, and researchers are only now beginning to understand its effect on brain health. When sugar cravings set in, the last thing we might think of is our long-term mental health. However, ...

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Oprah Says Her Move to Weight Watchers Was for Her Health, Not Vanity

This article originally appeared on People.com. When Oprah weighed more than 200 lbs., she wanted to lean on the body positivity movement to feel comfortable about her weight — but she couldn’t do it without risking her health. ‘‘For your heart ...

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Meet the Women Crowdfunding Their Mental Health Care

When 36-year-old Jessie (last name withheld) was in the hospital giving birth to her son almost five years ago, she had a serious physical reaction to a new medication that left her paralyzed and unable to speak. She physically recovered, ...

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Children conceived using donor sperm have similar health and well-being to general population

Children conceived using donor sperm have similar health and well-being to the general population, according to a study published in Reproductive BioMedicine Online. The study of 224 Australian children aged between 5 and 11 was the largest study to date ...

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Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain, heart disease and other health issues

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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5 Nutrition Myths Even Health Fiends Get Wrong

At least once a week, a client tells me how confused they are about nutrition—and I get it. With so much information and conflicting advice floating around, it’s easy to feel mixed up. But busting myths, and explaining the science ...

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Low-income childhood may affect adult heart health

The results of a new study have shown that a person’s risk of developing heart-related health problems are greater if they had a low-income childhood. New research reveals that a low-income family background in childhood is linked to two heart ...

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4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Senate Republicans revealed new legislation—a much-anticipated follow-up to the American Health Care Act passed by the House of Representatives last month—intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Senate’s version of the ...

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