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Raising Chickens for Health and Happiness

Chris Lesley - 6/11/2020 - 0

Hard to believe that some chickens are bred to be pets that love to cuddle and also have side benefits including fresh eggs, garden fertilizer, and sources of human exercise – and more!.

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Can Journaling Improve Your Mental Health?

Serena Dorf - 4/11/2020 - 1

Journaling can help you alleviate mental health issues like anxiety and stress, improve your cognitive and emotional power, and explore your full potential.

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Natural Remedies That Support Positive Mental Health

Noah Rue - 4/9/2020 - 1

These 5 natural remedies can help combat the challenges of mental health issues even when they are supplementary to prescribed treatments.

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Why Dogs Don’t Get Schizophrenia, But People Do

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 3/22/2020 - 13

Dogs suffer from almost every psychiatric disorder that afflicts humans, except one – schizophrenia. Evolutionary genetics explains why.

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Ria Health: Rehab for Alcohol Abuse Disorder on Your Phone

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 2/15/2020 - 1

Ria Health is a digital health startup that combines objective data with medication to help people with alcohol abuse disorder reach their goals for treatment.

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Why We Should Stop Random Drug Testing

Thomas G. Kimball, PhD - 2/11/2020 - 1

Random drug testing inflicts psychological harm on people with addiction and impedes their recovery. Here are three steps we can take to stop this practice.

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Anxiety Disorders: Everything You Need to Know

Wallace B. Mendelson, M.D. - 2/5/2020 - 4

Anxiety is common but multifaceted. It’s of particular concern when combined with depression. The good news is that there are many effective treatments.

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10 Tips for Sticking With Your New Year’s Resolutions All Year

Jennifer Landis - 1/22/2020 - 2

The hardest part of New Year’s resolutions is sticking with them. These 10 simple tips will ensure that you are able to accomplish everything on your list.

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5 Ways Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health

Andrew Macia - 12/23/2019 - 5

People with mental health issues like anxiety & depression may self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to reduce their symptoms. But this can lead to addiction

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Is Cyber School a Solution for Children With Anxiety?

Jennifer Landis - 12/8/2019 - 0

Cyber school may be a good alternative for a child with anxiety who is unable to focus at school. It is not a substitute for effective treatment, however.

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Rethinking Exercise to Counter the Epidemic of Physical Inactivity

Janet Huehls, MS CWHS - 10/22/2019 - 0

We need to rethink exercise so that it is viewed as a way to relieve stress and enhance strength and mobility instead of just counting steps or setting other unsustainable goals.

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This Is How Adult Children of Alcoholics Can Thrive

Jennifer Landis - 9/18/2019 - 0

Adult children of alcoholics can’t go back in time and force their caregivers to make the right choices, but they can seek treatment and advocate recovery.

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