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Stress (INACTIVE)

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  • From Iraq to the Happiest Place on Earth

    From Iraq to the Happiest Place on Earth
    The fireworks at Disneyland had ended. It was past closing time and the crowds were pouring out the gates, but we lingered. Layla Alshawi, the 63-year-old mother of our friends, didn't want to leave. She hugged a light pole, joking that we would have...
  • Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone

    Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone
    Wylie W. Vale Jr., a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla and an internationally renowned expert on brain hormones who led a team of Salk researchers that discovered the brain hormone that triggers the body's reaction to...
  • Soldiers' brains bear scars of emotional wounds

    Soldiers' brains bear scars of emotional wounds
    Eighteen months after they have returned from a war zone, soldiers bear an unmistakable sign of emotional trauma deep inside their brains. But in most, a key node of the brain's fear circuitry returns to normal, perhaps keeping mental illness such as...
  • Chronic itch: Every bit as debilitating and depressing as chronic pain

    Chronic itch: Every bit as debilitating and depressing as chronic pain
    If you've had it, you would know. Chronic itchiness -- often the result of skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema or allergies -- disrupts sleep, dims pleasure and limits activities. Just as much as chronic pain does. Now it's official: A study...
  • Pre-deployment mental woes make combat stress more likely

    Civilians who don the uniform and march into war carrying the psychological burden of previous trauma -- or of afflictions such as depression or anxiety disorder --  are far more likely than their mentally healthy comrades to suffer battle-related...
  • Sex and coffee may raise risk of brain hemorrhage in some people

    Sex and coffee may raise risk of brain hemorrhage in some people
    The rupture of a brain aneurysm is a relatively rare event but, as it causes bleeding in the brain, that event is a potentially devastating one. Now researchers have attempted to identify possible triggers for such ruptures, also known as hemorrhagic...
  • To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?

    To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?
    For those lucky enough to have the first signs of a stroke recognized by friends or family, things often get very quiet very quickly as 911 calls are made, gurneys are wheeled in and tests are conducted. University of California Irvine neuroscientist...
  • Military suicides linked to low Omega-3 levels

    Military suicides linked to low Omega-3 levels
    In a finding suggesting powerful psychiatric benefits for a component of fish oil, a study published Wednesday has linked military suicides to low levels of docosahexaenoic acid and found that service personnel with higher levels of DHA in their blood...
  • 'The Biggest Loser's' Alison Sweeney talks about shedding the baby weight and staying in shape

    'The Biggest Loser's' Alison Sweeney talks about shedding the baby weight and staying in shape
    Each week on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," host Alison Sweeney puts contestants through grueling physical challenges, issues beguiling calorie-rich temptations and then weighs them on a scale to determine whether their punishing gym sessions are paying off....
  • Fullerton to hire doctor to verify police chief's medical leave

     
    Fullerton Police Chief Michael Sellers has been granted a second extension to his medical leave and will remain off the job for at least another 60 days, but this time city officials said they will bring in their own physician to examine his claim....
  • Third of small-business owners worried about failing, poll finds

     
    About a third of small-business owners say they are concerned about going out of business, according to a new poll from Gallup....