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Adverse Childhood Experiences, Menopause, Depression, Womens' Health, Major depressive disorder (MDD) , Penn Medicine, Traumatic Experiences , Psychiatry

Trauma and Stress in Teen Years Increases Risk of Depression During Menopause, Penn Study Shows

First-of-its kind study finds number of traumatic experiences and when they first occur significantly affects the risk of depression during menopause

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Wildlife Conservation, wildlife preferences, Environmental Education, Conservation And Marine Biology, Biodiversity, Children

Kids’ Wildlife Preferences Differ From Island to Mainland

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When asked to name their favorite wildlife, Bahamian children chose feral cats, dogs and pigs - invasive species that can be more damaging in an island environment. However, island kids chose a wider variety of favorite species - including birds, lizards, fish and insects - than mainland children from North Carolina, who favored mammals such as deer, bears, rabbits, wolves and squirrels.

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Call for Entries for ASTRO’s 15th Annual Survivor Circle Award

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) encourages cancer survivors in or around San Diego to apply for its Survivor Circle Award, an annual honor that recognizes an individual for translating their diagnosis into a commitment to helping others through cancer-related volunteering and service.

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60th Anniversary of Cardiac Surgery Celebrated at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is celebrating 60 years of open heart surgery with a ceremony at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center campus on Wednesday, March 29.

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UofL/Harvard Law Race Expert Available for Commentary on Bill O'Reilly Sexist Remarks Toward Congresswoman Maxine Waters

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Pioneering Treatment Method Turns Sewage Sludge into Farm-Safe Fertilizer

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Masdar Institute’s Novel 3-in-One Treatment Method Removes over 90% of Zinc and 60% of Copper from Biosolids, Creating a High-Value Fertilizer for UAE’s Soils and Agriculture Industry

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Blood Test Unlocks New Frontier in Treating Depression

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Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression, according to research that pushes the medical field beyond what has essentially been a guessing game of prescribing antidepressants.

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Steering Towards Grazing Fields

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It makes sense that a 1,200 pound Angus cow would place quite a lot of pressure on the ground on which it walks. But a new study shows that even these heavy beasts can’t do much to compact common soils—if they’re grazed responsibly.

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‘Weather Whiplash’ Triggered by Changing Climate Will Degrade Midwest’s Drinking Water, Researchers Say

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Researchers at the University of Kansas have published findings showing weather whiplash in the American Midwest’s agricultural regions will drive the deterioration of water quality, forcing municipalities to seek costly remedies to provide safe drinking water to residents.







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