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Helping Dogs Deal with Fireworks and Other Noise Anxiety

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Wayne State to Develop Online Parent-Training Program for Addressing Challenging Behaviors

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Wayne State University received a four-year, $533,151 award from the National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health to develop a technology-based parent-training program for addressing young children’s challenging behaviors.

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Researchers Examine Brain Region That Affects Drug Use Habits

University of Iowa researchers have identified a brain region involved in cocaine addiction. The findings could lead to targeted drugs or improved behavioral treatments for substance addiction, including opioid dependency. Findings published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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Why Social Isolation Can Bring a Greater Risk of Illness

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In the fruit fly, social isolation leads to sleep loss, which in turn leads to cellular stress and the activation of a defense mechanism called the unfolded protein response.

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Messages with Moral-Emotional Words Are More Likely to Go Viral on Social Media

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Tweets about political topics that include moral and emotional language are more likely to spread within the ideological networks of the sender, a team of researchers has found. Its study examined Twitter messages related to gun control, climate change, and same-sex marriage.

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Scientists Find Clever Way to Help You De-Clutter Your Home

If your attic is full of stuff you no longer use but can’t bear to give away, a new study may offer you a simple solution. Researchers found that people were more willing to give away unneeded goods that still had sentimental value if they were encouraged to take a photo of these items first.

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Lack of Sleep Fuels Harmful Inflammatory Response to Marital Stress

A lack of sleep doesn’t just leave you cranky and spoiling for a fight. Researchers at The Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research say it also puts you at risk for stress-related inflammation.

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Nearly Homeless at 18, a Young Woman Finds Help From a Youth Villages Mentor

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After more than 30 foster homes, Terrenika ages out of care with support from her Youth Villages mentor and YVLifeSet.

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Technology Addiction More Likely a Factor for Teen Drivers Texting and Talking with Friends Than with Parents

A new study shows that teens communicating on mobile phones with friends show stronger signs of technology addiction than when communicating with parents.

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The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows

New study shows your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off.







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