December 30, 2016 by Contributor in Neurology

Pot May Restrict Blood Flow to Brain: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana appears to hamper blood flow to the brain, which theoretically could affect your memory and ability to reason, a new study suggests. Brain scans of nearly 1,000 past and present marijuana users revealed abnormally low

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December 29, 2016 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Flu Shots Are Worth It

Latest Cold and Flu News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The flu can be a serious threat to your health, but you can protect yourself by getting a flu shot, health experts say. “The flu shot can reduce the risk of hospitalization and severe disease due to the

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December 29, 2016 by Contributor in Neurology

Welders Showed Increased Risk of Parkinson-Like Symptoms in Study

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Welders are in danger of developing symptoms similar to those of Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study that suggests exposure to fumes containing manganese makes things worse. Welding has been linked in previous research to a higher risk for

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December 28, 2016 by Contributor in Mental Health

Ativan (lorazepam) vs. Valium (diazepam)

Ativan (lorazepam) vs. Valium (diazepam) review Ativan (lorazepam) and Valium (diazepam) are both members of the benzodiazepine family of drugs primarily used to treat anxiety and other psychiatric disorders. Researchers believe both Ativan and Valium – like other benzodiazepines – work by enhancing the effects of a neurotransmitter that helps

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December 27, 2016 by Contributor in Mental Health

‘Emotional Hangover’ Is Real and Affects Future Experiences: Study

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Dec. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Experiences that tug at our feelings create emotional “hangovers” that affect future events and make them easier to remember. “How we remember events is not just a consequence of the external world we experience, but is also strongly influenced

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December 27, 2016 by Contributor in Mental Health

For Better Results From Customer Service, Don’t Make It Personal

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Dec. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Gifts will be exchanged and returned this week for all sorts of reasons. Wrong size, bad color, maybe missing parts. Whatever the source of your dissatisfaction, your choice of words and tone when dealing with customer service may determine

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