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Control the Worry of Waiting

For the first time, mindfulness meditation has been linked with reduced stress while waiting for potentially bad news.   At last: Control the Worry of Waiting None of the techniques we use to offset worry have been shown to reduce ...

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An especially challenging brain cancer diagnosis

Image: Thinkstock/sudok1   An especially challenging brain cancer diagnosis HERSHEY, Pa. — Most brain cancers start elsewhere in the body, but one particularly aggressive and uncommon form — glioblastoma — originates in the brain itself. Sen. John McCain of Arizona ...

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Foodborne illness is often avoidable

Although it can be difficult to avoid ever getting a foodborne illness, there are some things you can do to minimize your risk. Image: Thinkstock/Highwaystarz-Photography   Foodborne illness is often avoidable HERSHEY, Pa. — Each year, Americans develop more than ...

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You’re Not Too Old to Learn That

Rachel Wu Click for a full size image   You’re Not Too Old to Learn That New theory by UC Riverside psychology professor suggests that adults can combat cognitive aging by learning like an infant By Mojgan Sherkat One day, ...

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Taking control of back pain

Back pain Image: Penn State Click for a full size image   Taking control of back pain About 80 percent of the population will experience at least one significant episode of back pain in their lifetime. When it happens, most ...

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You Aren’t Alone in Feeling Down

  You Aren’t Alone in Feeling Down By Mojgan Sherkat New study by UC Riverside psychology professor proves that even optimists get the blues Waiting for those tests results? Waiting to hear who won the election? And while waiting, does ...

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What Makes a Neuron a Neuron

Image shows neurons from the cingulate cortex of mouse brain. CREDIT: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS. Click for a full size image What Makes a Neuron a Neuron? By Iqbal Pittalwala UC Riverside-led research finds clues in RNA-binding proteins in brain cells It ...

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