Research team pinpoints brain circuitry underlying dissociative experiences

It’s neither uncommon nor especially worrisome for people to lose themselves in a great book or a daydream. But it’s disconcerting when feeling transported becomes so intense as to seem that one is literally separated from one’s own mind or body. Between 2% and 10% of the population will experience the mysterious phenomenon known as dissociation during their lifetimes, said […]

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7 in 10 respondents worry poor health will limit their life experiences

Seven in 10 U.S. adults worry poor health will prevent them from doing all the things they’d like to do in life, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association. The research was conducted by OnePoll for Know Diabetes by Heart, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association […]

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Negative experiences at dentist much more common for low-income, nonwhite children

Disparities in young children’s experiences at the dentist are linked to income, ethnicity and language, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Published in Academic Pediatrics, it found that families with lower incomes or from ethnic or linguistic minority groups were more likely to report negative incidents, such as the child being physically restrained, separated from […]

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Anna Faris Experiences Mom Guilt ‘Every Second of Every Day’ for Son Jack

Missing her little man. Anna Faris is no stranger to mom guilt, and she told Us Weekly exclusively how often she experiences it. “[I feel it] every second of every day,” the Mom actress, 42, told Us on Wednesday, February 17. “Then you kind of get numb to it. You get so used to the overwhelming sense of guilt that you’re […]

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Scientists have learned, what sports prolong life

Any aerobic activities have a better effect on health than all other types of exercises. To such conclusion scientists, who published an article in the European Heart journal. In recent years, scientists have been actively interested in how different kinds of exercise not only affect muscle condition and metabolism, but also on life expectancy and its quality in old age. […]

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Sex Ed before college can prevent student experiences of sexual assault

Students who receive sexuality education, including refusal skills training, before college matriculation are at lower risk of experiencing sexual assault during college, according to new research published today in PLOS ONE. The latest publication from Columbia University’s Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT) project suggests that sexuality education during high school may have a lasting and protective effect for […]

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