October 28, 2011
Headaches Take Soldiers Away From War
Headaches are a leading
reason for medical evacuation of U.S. troops from Iraq and
Afghanistan and for the falling number of active-duty troops in
those countries, a new study says.
Halloween Doesn't Have to be Scary for Your
Trying to avoid eating the
entire bag of candy bars you bought for Halloween before the big
night arrives? Worried that you won't have the willpower to resist
midnight raids on your child's Halloween stash?
Stress Linked to Higher Mortality Risk Among
Men who consistently
experience more than two stressful life events each year over an
extended time period have a 50 percent higher mortality rate than
their less-stressed peers, according to a new study.
Job Market Tough for Young Adults With Autism
More children are being
diagnosed with autism than ever before and now many of these
children are graduating from high school and entering, or at least
trying to enter, the workforce.
Preschool Peers May Boost Language Skills in
Preschool students with poor
language skills show much greater improvement if they're placed in
a classroom with higher-achieving children, compared to being in a
class with other low-achievers, researchers say.