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Oct 22, 2014 - The conference provided non-hospital health-care providers with the latest information on a wide variety of mental health issues, so they can help patients when problems first arise. Family doctors are often the first health-care professional seen by ...
Oct 22, 2014 - The new KB Searchlight website for the Kootenay Boundary (KB) region is the first local web resource to link all child and youth mental health care services in one place. Opening with a welcoming illustrated map of the region, site visitors can click ...and more »
Oct 22, 2014 - Her family later partnered with the Meeting Place Centre for Growth and Healing to host the annual hike in support of mental health awareness and regional programs. “This walk is a way of keeping the spirit of Julie Robbins alive as she was a light to ...
Oct 22, 2014 - This blog is the third in a series of guest posts on technology and the brain to celebrate Scientific American Mind’s 10-year anniversary. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Oct 22, 2014 - For consumers of cannabis, passing the kouchie can often lead to the inability to pass up any munchies. A recent study conducted by a team of neuroscientists and led by Edgar Soria-Gómez and... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Oct 22, 2014 - A new study finds that even depressed people are optimistic about the future. However, researchers also discovered the positive outlook may not lead to better outcomes. Canadian researchers found that middle-aged adults with a history of depression typically evaluated their past and current lives in more negative terms than did adults without depression. Yet, the […]
Oct 22, 2014 - A new study suggests learning may be improved by the use of strategies that “prime” the brain to learn new content and allow time for the brain to rest and reflect. University of Texas at Austin researchers used brain imaging technology to show that brain mechanisms engaged when people allow their minds to rest and […]
Oct 22, 2014 - New research suggests a robust vocabulary may reduce mild cognitive impairment and lead to a lower risk of developing dementia. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or incipient dementia is a condition that some people develop as they age. Many experts believe it is an intermediate state between normal cognition and dementia. MCI is defined as cognitive […]