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Tag: health and well-being

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Nov 18, 2020

For Neural Research, Wireless Chip Shines Light on the Brain

Researchers have developed a wireless chip that can stimulate the brain with light and electricity. 

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Nov 12, 2020

The Strategic Stockpile Failed; Experts Propose New Approach to Emergency Preparedness

Academic and military experts are calling for a new approach to national emergency preparedness. 

x-ray shows electrodes implanted in a human brain

Nov 10, 2020

Studies Outline Key Ethical Questions Surrounding Brain-Computer Interface Tech

Brain-computer interfaces are becoming more common, but ethical questions remain. 

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Nov 9, 2020

New Software Focuses On Better Targeting Mental Health Resources

The tool would help make the most of limited mental health resources. 

Oct 15, 2020

Ultrasound Technique Offers More Precise, Quantified Assessments of Lung Health

New ultrasound technique offers non-invasive assessments of lung health. 

Military

Oct 13, 2020

Study Finds That Unit Cohesion May Mitigate Mental Health Issues From Combat Exposure

Social bonds and support during deployment may help post-deployment mental health. 

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Oct 12, 2020

Proactive Steps Linked To Reduced Medical Costs, Hospital Visits for Children With Asthma

Widely available interventions are associated with lower medical costs, fewer ER visits. 

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Oct 5, 2020

Caring For Others Is a Key Driver in Getting People to Use Chatbots for Mental Health

A new study assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting. 

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Sep 22, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

The messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression. 

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Sep 21, 2020

‘Front of Package’ Nutrition Labels Improved Nutrition Quality

The adoption of nutrition data on “front of package” labels is associated with improved nutritional content of those foods and their competitors. 

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Sep 14, 2020

Finding the Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed

NC State research effort aims to improve COVID-19 test kit distribution and supply chains. 

Sep 10, 2020

Research Sheds Light on Earliest Stages of Angelman Syndrome

New research offers insights into the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome. 

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Sep 8, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

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Sep 2, 2020

Climate Change and Outdoor Recreation

Climate change will affect businesses that rely on outdoor recreation. 

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Aug 31, 2020

Study Highlights Keys to Helping Dads Be There for Kids When They Don’t Have Custody

These factors help determine the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their kids' lives.