Tag: "friends" at medical news
Substance abuse increases in New York City in aftermath of September 11th
...were afraid for their lives during the attacks; if friends
or relatives were killed during the attacks; if they were involved in the rescue efforts; if they had experienced symptoms of panic in the first few hours after the attacks; and if they had lost a job or possessions as a result of the attacks.Partici...
Supportive spouse, family, friends contribute to successful aging
...f aging. Men and women who had a lot of supportive friends
were much more likely to score low for allostatic load than those with two or fewer close friends. Women, and to a lesser extent men, also seemed to benefit from good relationships with their parents and spouses. Relationships likely affect a range o...
UNC researchers show passengers boost risk of young driver accidents
...l die on N.C. highways when driving or riding with friends
in cars. The three-stage N.C. graduated driver licensing system for beginning drivers was implemented on Dec. 1, 1997, and became the second such system in the United States, Foss said. Since that time, at least 32 other states and the District of C...
A caring mother is a childs best defence against drug culture
...ter school, whether they were they allowed to meet friends
at home and whether they felt able to confide in their mother, father or grandparents. The study found that quality of family life, particularly attachment to the mother, was the factor offering the greatest protection to teenagers against developing...
Low referral rates, low income keep women out of cardiac rehab programs
...om cardiac rehab, health professionals, family and friends
need to be informed about sex differences in referral, Grace advises. In addition, she says, Coronary intensive care units and comprehensive cardiac rehab programs should include appropriate mental health professionals to identify and address vital ...
Number of teens --primarily boys -- having sex declined in '90s
...tect them at 10 or 12, but by age 15 the media and friends
become children's main source of information about sex. However, if you opt out of accepting your kids' sexual lives because of squeamishness you are depriving them of the understanding, support and access to a knowledgeable person they need. Parent...
Senior citizen drinking problems labeled invisible epidemic
...h after their children move elsewhere and longtime friends
leave the neighborhood. Turning to the government for help is not a viable alternative. Medicare will cover the cost of alcohol detoxification, but will not cover a hospital stay for rehabilitation if a less expensive setting is available. Governm...
Marijuana use linked to hallucinogen use
...e drug use and experimentation is more common, and friends
are likely to share drugs. In addition to trying to persuade young people to not use drugs, it may be worthwhile for us to persuade users to not share their drugs with friends." The authors say further research is needed to account for variations in ...
Report shows decline in youth smoking, but work remains
...igarettes both from noncommercial sources, such as friends
and family members, and from commercial sources, such as convenience stores, even though cigarette sales are prohibited to individuals under the age of 18. The data on the effect of cost show that youth are more responsive to cigarette price ...
People suffering from epilepsy continue to lack a good quality of life
... began to struggle at school, I couldnt go with my friends
on weekend road trips, I couldnt stay out late or go to all the dances, said epilepsy patient, Kristen Peters. The frustrating thing was that even though I would take my medications every day and cope with their side effects, I still had frequent se...
Seeing movie stars smoke makes teens more vulnerable to tobacco use
...cally exposed, is almost as influential as having friends
who smoke. Because only northern New England teens participated in the study, Sargent avoids making any general recommendations concerning movie content or teen movie selection. Before that can be done, he cautions, his groups findings need to be...
Most child care is provided by 'informal' providers, study finds
The Grandparent Effect Relatives, friends
and neighbors provide majority of child care, and ...children spend more time in the care of neighbors, friends
and other relatives than at formal child care centers or licensed home providers, according to a maj...
Stroke news tips for Friday, Feb. 8, 2002
... Stroke study researchers found that the number of friends
a patient has and whether a patient receives any i...s found that stroke patients with fewer than three friends
are 40 percent more likely to suffer a second event. If they have no one to help around the house, ...
More students choosing health profession sciences as major due to unstable job atmosphere
...cqua said. "However, my business and engineering friends
are not so confident."...
The impact of terrorist attacks on women: A report of findings from a national survey of American women
...masks or an antibiotic such as Cipro. Family and friends
continue to play a significant role in womens live...th problems, a majority of women choose to talk to friends
and family (30 percent) rather than seeking out a doctor (17 percent) or talking to a counselor or m...
New depression and anxiety treatment goals defined
... reclaim a life, patients should seek support from friends
and family, on the job, and find ways to build self-sufficiency and contribute to their community. Integration of medical, psychological and social services is critical to begin and then sustain recovery from mental illness, summarized the roundtable...
New study: Treating depression, low social supports does not reduce heart patients deaths, heart attacks
...who lack the social support provided by family and friends
-- with counseling and possibly psychotropic drugs...th than those who feel reasonably content and have friends
and family to support their recovery. The research involved 73 U.S. hospitals and enrolled 2,481 pat...
Behavioral therapies plus pharmacotherapies can add up to success
...mage their family relationships, and many of their friends
also drink heavily. Alcoholics are taught communications and conversation skills that can be used to improve their close relationships, such as learning to accept criticism and resolve conflicts gracefully, and to increase their sober friendships. ...
Costs of caring for elders with dementia
...the costs associated with the support families and friends
typically provide after individuals with dementia move to nursing homes....
Tourettes, other tic disorders far more common than once thought
...ions tics that are usually overlooked by family, friends
and co-workers as strange or annoying habits, Kurl...e trouble concentrating and are easily distracted; friends
or colleagues might say theyre filled with nervous energy or seem to fidget continually. Kurlan say...
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