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Alcohol Use Disorder Can Be Treated With an Array of Medications – But Few People Have Heard of Them

More than 29.5 million Americans ages 12 and up had alcohol use disorder – the medical term for the disease commonly known as alcoholism – in 2022, when the most recent national data was published.


Author Joseph Schacht, PhD | Publish Date May 23, 2024
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Understanding That Chronic Back Pain Originates From Within the Brain Could Lead to Quicker Recovery, a New Study Finds

Most people with chronic back pain naturally think their pain is caused by injuries or other problems in the body such as arthritis or bulging disks. But our research team has found that thinking about the root cause of pain as a process that’s occurring in the brain can help promote recovery. That is a key finding of a study my colleagues and I recently published in JAMA Network Open, a monthly open-access medical journal.


Author Yoni Ashar, PhD | Publish Date May 03, 2024
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Ghosted, Orbited, Breadcrumbed? A Psychotherapist Breaks Down Some Perils of Digital Dating and How to Cope

Buzzwords describing the digital dating scene are all over social media. Have you been ghosted? Is someone orbiting you? Are you being breadcrumbed? While these dating patterns may not be new, the words to describe them continue to evolve.


Author Danielle Sukenik | Publish Date April 29, 2024
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Altitude Sickness Is Typically Mild But Can Sometimes Turn Very Serious − a High-Altitude Medicine Physician Explains How to Safely Prepare

Equipped with the latest gear and a thirst for adventure, mountaineers embrace the perils that come with conquering the world’s highest peaks. Yet, even those who tread more cautiously at high altitude are not immune from the health hazards waiting in the thin air above.


Author Brian Strickland, MD | Publish Date April 25, 2024
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Getting a Good Night’s Rest Is Vital for Neurodiverse Children – Pediatric Sleep Experts Explain why

Most of us are all too familiar with the consequences of a poor night’s sleep – be it interrupted sleep or simply too little of it. If you’re a parent with kids at home, it often leaves you and your children on edge.


Author Terry Katz, PhD | Publish Date April 25, 2024
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