Terbutaline
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Terbutaline Lawsuit: The Case Against Drug Manufacturer Novartis

In December 2017, TBM, a law firm out of San Diego, won a ruling by the California Supreme Court that a brand-name drug manufacturer (in this case, Novartis) can be held responsible for injuries suffered by those who took a […]

Improving sleep in children with ADHD has some lessons for all parents
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Improving sleep in children with ADHD has some lessons for all parents

Every evening around the world, parents put their children to bed, hoping they’ll go to sleep easily. For most parents that’s exactly what happens. But for some kids, sleep does not come easily and evenings are a battle. Children with […]

When Erratic Teenage Behavior Means Something More
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When Erratic Teenage Behavior Means Something More

Mary Rose O’Leary has shepherded three children into adulthood, and teaches art and music to middle-school students. Despite her extensive personal and professional experience with teens, the Eagle Rock, Calif., resident admits she’s often perplexed by their behavior. “Even if […]

How to boost your wellbeing
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How to boost your wellbeing – the benefits of a growth mindset

Insights from positive psychology reveal the factors that can help people be happier and more satisfied. Wellbeing has many facets. One theory of wellbeing – set out by Martin Seligman, one of the pioneers of positive psychology, in his 2012 […]

regain weight after dieting
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Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have […]

Ticks and mosquitoes bringing more diseases
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Ticks and mosquitoes bringing more diseases – what can we do?

Cases of vector-borne disease have more than doubled in the U.S. since 2004, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported, with mosquitoes and ticks bearing most of the blame. Mosquitoes, long spreaders of malaria and yellow fever, have […]

Hair loss in women
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The Taboo Topic of Women’s Hair Loss

When you talk about hair loss for women, you’ll be forgiven for thinking that you misheard someone speak. Hair loss in women can be devastating. While the latest hair style or fashion trend should have little do with the workplace […]

Why predicting suicide is a difficult and complex challenge
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Why predicting suicide is a difficult and complex challenge

Who is going to die by suicide? This terrible mystery of human behavior takes on particular poignance in the wake of suicides by high-profile and much-beloved celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. It is only natural that people want to […]