August 31, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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‘Legal high’ bans must be ‘faster’

One in 12 young people in the UK said they had taken legal highs, according to the think tank Government efforts to clamp down on the sale of dangerous substances – known as legal highs – are failing, a think-tank

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August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Insomnia scans show brain struggles

Brain scans of people who say they have insomnia have shown differences in brain function compared with people who get a full night’s sleep. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, said the poor sleepers struggled to focus

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August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Back-To-School Tips May Help Ease Sensory Overload in Kids

Students with ‘sensory processing disorder’ often struggle with adapting to change FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) — Transitioning from summer to a new school year is hard for any kid, but it is particularly difficult for children who have trouble processing new sensations, according to an expert on what is

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August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Many Hispanics Don’t Check for Skin Cancer

Lack of awareness that they can get the disease plays a part in the trend, researchers say FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) — A new study finds that more than three out of four Hispanics may fail to examine their skin regularly for signs of cancer. “We know that the

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August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Yoga Tied to Better Sleep After Cancer

By Veronica Hackethal, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Practicing yoga may help people who have had cancer sleep better and reduce their use of sleep aids, according to a new study. Researchers found study participants, mostly women with a history of breast cancer, reported significant improvements in sleep quality

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August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Hospital ‘shackled’ to fast food

The hospital’s food court includes a hamburger chain and a pizza chain The boss of a Cambridge hospital has told the BBC he would like to ban fast food from the site, but is “contractually shackled” to provide it.

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