January 13, 2011
Pill-Splitting Potentially Perilous, Study
The common practice of
pill-splitting -- done by patients and health professionals alike
to save money or make medications easier to swallow -- is
inaccurate and potentially dangerous, a new study suggests.
Simple Screen May Help Spot Depression in College
Among students who go to
university health centers for a physical ailment, between one-fifth
and one-quarter are depressed, but the condition often goes
undiagnosed because most university health centers don't screen for
depression, a new study reports.
Write Your Test Stress Away
Whether it's winter
mid-terms or the upcoming SAT that's got your teen's stomach tied
up in knots, a simple intervention might ease their anxiety and
improve their scores.