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Several new studies presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference recently held in Copenhagen, Denmark suggest that lifestyle changes could reduce the risk of developing dementias such as Alzheimer's Disease. According to a Finnish study, two years of exercise, diet,... Related StoriesCan Virtual "House Calls" Help Dementia Patients?The Problem with Fat JokesWhat is a Child Abuser?
A Florida man who was released last year from a Nebraska psychiatric hospital is now suing the hospital and staff for $22 million due to the misdiagnosis that kept him hospitalized for 20 years. John Maxwell Montin, 52, was arrested... Related StoriesHow Dangerous are Opioid Painkillers?What is a Child Abuser?Caring for High-Risk Children
Continued from Part One At a special session of the Supreme Court on January 1880, a sanity hearing was held and several medical experts argued that Freeman was fit to stand trial. John Davis Long, who was governor of Massachusetts... Related StoriesSacrificing EdithWhat is a Child Abuser?How Dangerous are Opioid Painkillers?
A study published in Psychology of Popular Media Culture examines the past 2 decades of mainstream magazine coverage of child abuse in American magazines, connects it to a broader historical and social context, and theorizes that analyzing these stories is... Related StoriesSecondary Trauma in Child Protection WorkersCaring for High-Risk ChildrenShould Attempting Suicide Be a Criminal Offense?
While there is no question that opioid dependence is becoming a major problem, new research is also showing a rise in opioid-related deaths as well. Along with prescription drug abuse, opioids being sold as street drugs, and patients who doctor-shop... Related StoriesSecondary Trauma in Child Protection WorkersCaring for High-Risk ChildrenThe Toll Trauma Takes on the Families of Victims
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