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Airports Step Up Mental Health Support as Passenger Anxiety Soars

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Blair Walker, executive director of the interfaith chapel at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, introduced meditation sessions last fall for passengers and employees to help with pandemic-related anxiety. ATLANTA — Robin Hancock gently worked her steel tongue drum with a pair of […]

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How To Cope With Post-Pandemic Reopening Anxiety

As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more readily available and some of the mask-wearing and social distancing mandates start to be rolled back, it seems the whole world is just panting to get back to life as we knew it circa 2019. Everyone seems to be talking about how they can’t wait to see all their […]

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Cannabis for Migraine Strongly Linked to Rebound Headache

Patients with chronic migraine who turn to cannabis to relieve headache pain may be setting themselves up for medication overuse headache, preliminary research suggests, although the direction of the relationship is unclear. Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, found a significant increase in the likelihood of medication overuse headache (rebound headache) in […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Tied to Long-term Sleep Problems

Veterans with who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are significantly more likely to develop insomnia and other sleep problems years later compared to their counterparts who have not suffered a brain injury, a new study shows. Results of a large longitudinal study show that those with TBI were about 40% more likely to […]

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Cincinnati Children's scientists receive grant to advance research on air pollution and mental health

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's just received a 5-year grant totaling $5.3 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to advance research into the relationship between air pollution and mental health in children and adolescents. The grant will enable the scientists to conduct new air pollution exposure studies and analyze its impact on […]

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Asthma Patients Say Most Doctors Don’t Ask About Cannabis Use

Among individuals with asthma and allergies who use cannabis, more than half said they aren’t willing to discuss their use of cannabis with their doctor and their doctor doesn’t ask, according to recent research at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, held virtually this year. In an online survey […]

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APO-Pregabalin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-PREGABALIN Contains the active ingredient pregabalin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about pregabalin. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take […]

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Chemmart Clomipramine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CHEMMART CLOMIPRAMINE Contains the active ingredient, clomipramine (as clomipramine hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about clomipramine. It does not contain all the available information.It […]