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  1. Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with psychopathic traits are less likely to catch "contagious yawning" than those with higher levels of empathy, a new study suggests. Psychopathic characteristics include being selfish, manipulative, impulsive, dom

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  2. Pot Overtakes Cigarettes Among College Students

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- On college campuses nationwide, daily cigarette smoking appears to be in steep decline while the rate of smoking pot each day climbs, well, higher. In fact, a new study shows that, for the first time, more U.S. college st

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  3. These Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, Aug. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Risky behaviors such as reckless driving or sudden promiscuity, or nervous behaviors such as agitation, hand-wringing or pacing, can be signs that suicide risk may be high in depressed people, researchers report. Other w

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  4. Can You Avoid a Hangover?

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Since people first started drinking alcohol, the search has been on for a way to go heavy on the pour but light on the hangover. Unfortunately, two new drinking surveys suggest that search is probably futile. One poll, conduc

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  5. Can What You Eat Affect Your Mental Health?

    Aug. 20, 2015 -- What's for dinner? The question is popping up in an unexpected place -- the psychiatrist's office. More research is finding that a nutritious diet isn't just good for the body; it's great for the brain, too. The knowledge is giving rise to a concept called "nutritional (or food) psy

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  6. Omega-3s May Protect Against Schizophrenia

    Aug. 11, 2015 -- Omega-3 supplements may help keep young people with a high risk of schizophrenia from getting the condition, according to a small study. Back in 2010, Australian researchers reported that taking the supplements for 12 weeks prevented a first episode of a psychotic disorder for up to

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  7. Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed?

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Refined carbohydrates -- such as those found in white bread, white rice and sodas -- may harm more than the waistlines of older women. New research shows that eating too much of these highly processed foods might also raise th

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  8. Too Much of This Tied to Poor Teen Mental Health

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who frequently use social media are more likely to say they struggle with mental health concerns that are not being addressed, new Canadian research reveals. At issue is the amount of time adolescents spend browsing and

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  9. Job Stress Might Make You Sick: Study

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of job stress may increase the risk of sick leave due to mental health disorders, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 12,000 workers in Sweden. Over five years, about 8 percent of the

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  10. Risks of Taking St. John's Wort for Depression

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "safe." Using reports filed with Australia's drug safety agency, the researche

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