October 10, 2018
University of North Carolina Health Care
Researchers tracking the development of the brain's emotion circuitry in infancy found that adult-like functional brain connections for emotional regulation emerge during the first year of life. And the growth of these brain circuits during the second year of life predicted the IQ and emotional control of the children at 4 years old, suggesting new avenues for early detection and intervention for children who are at risk for emotional problems.
Do you bail your partner out of trouble over and over?
By Brook McKenzie, Contributor Oct. 12, 2018
Excessive drinking can interrupt the brain's ability to form memories.
By Ruben Castaneda
Oct. 8, 2018
Hospitals around the U.S. are stepping up to address both addiction treatment and prevention.
By Linda Marsa
Oct. 4, 2018, at 10:31 a.m.
September 20, 2018
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
Death rates from drug overdoses in the US have been on an exponential growth curve that began at least 15 years before the mid-1990s surge in opioid prescribing, suggesting that overdose death rates may continue along this same historical growth trajectory for years to come. These findings suggest that, to be successful, prevention efforts must extend beyond control of specific drugs to address deeper factors driving the epidemic.
September 11, 2018
Oxford University Press USA
A new study indicates that adolescents who experience back pain more frequently are also more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, and report problems like anxiety and depression.
By Nina Avramova, CNN
Updated 11:46 AM ET, Fri September 21, 2018
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.
And what you can do about them now.