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Chronic pain relief: Why Gabapentin may not be a ‘safe’ alternative to opioids

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Gabapentin was supposed to be the answer. Chronic pain afflicts about a fifth of American adults, and for years, doctors thought it ...
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‘Superhero therapy’: How comic book characters can help us navigate life

Why adults flock to this kind of therapy speaks volumes about the importance of superhero stories—and the nature of the ...
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Could common infections be causing eating disorders?

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Infections might, in fact, spark eating disorders in some people. For the study, Lauren Breithaupt, a clinical psychologist at Massachusetts ...
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Women are more likely to get autoimmune diseases. Is the placenta to blame?

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In the United States alone, women represent 80 percent of all cases of autoimmune disease. ... Some scientists now think ...
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Legalizing pot won’t slow the opioid epidemic, study suggests

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Nearly five years ago, a team of researchers performing a study on medical cannabis came to a startling conclusion: The ...
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High production costs, regulation: Obstacles keeping lab-grown meat off our plates

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The thought I had when the $100 chicken nugget hit my expectant tongue was the one cartoon villains have when ...
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Why growing up poor could hurt your brain in old age

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In 2004, a study titled “The Long Arm of Childhood” found that whether children were rich or poor could influence their health ...
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Childhood sexual abuse major trigger for adulthood obesity, eating disorders

Atlantic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Christine White was a ...

Will chronic fatigue syndrome receive attention it deserves?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  This past July, Brian ...

Don’t pick on three-parent IVF: We already create ‘designer’ children

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A new type of in-vitro fertilization procedure allows doctors to transfer the mitochondrial DNA from one woman into the egg ...
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