Depression May Dampen Memory

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Depression may do more than darken your mood, with new research suggesting it might also sap your memory. “Since symptoms of depression can be treated, it may be possible that treatment may also reduce thinking and memory problems,” said study author Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, from the University…

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Many Parents Miss Speech Disorders in Young Kids

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many parents don’t recognize the signs of speech and language problems in children, or don’t know that early treatment is important, a new survey finds. “Communication disorders are among the most common childhood disabilities — and they are highly treatable in most cases,” said Elise Davis-McFarland, president of…

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Teen Sexting Often Tied to Past Sexual Abuse

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Teens who share sexually explicit texts or emails — “sexters” — are more likely to have suffered sexual abuse than their peers, new survey results suggest. For some teenagers, “sexting may be a part of normal sexual development,” said study lead author Dr. Kanani Titchen. But for others,…

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