People who feel younger may live longer. Everyone dies, but a new study says feeling sprightly might suggest a person has more time left than people who feel their age or older. Reuters, 12/15/2014. (Also see Attitude)
Mother’s depression when kids are young linked to risky teen behaviors. Having a depressed mother during elementary or middle school raises the likelihood a child will engage in risky behaviors during the teen years. Reuters, 12/22/2014. (Also see Depression)
Study: Unneeded Stress Tests Too Common. Cardiac stress tests done with imaging have risen substantially and more than a third appeared inappropriate. MedPage Today, 10/14/2014. (Also see Diagnosis of Systemic Scleroderma Heart Involvement)
Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk. If you can't balance on one leg for at least 20 seconds you may be at risk of a stroke. HealthDay, 12/18/2014. (Also see Stroke and TIA)
Implant that eases agony of arthritis by zapping a nerve. A tiny disc planted under the skin could offer a revolutionary rheumatoid arthritis treatment and reduce crippling joint pain. Mail Online, 12/22/2014. (Also see Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis)
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