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Study identifies factors affecting resilience

October 9, 2012 • 494
Research shows there is a secret formula to resilience — with practice and training, almost anyone can learn to better adapt to high-stress situations. Steven Southwick, professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, and Dennis Charney, professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the Mount Sinai Hospital (who formerly worked at Yale), began researching »
A recent study found correlation between nitrogen dioxide levels and preeclampsia, a condition leading to preterm birth.
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Air pollution linked to pregnancy condition

September 18, 2012 • 1
Pregnant women are warned to stay away from a lot of things: raw fish, alcohol, drugs — and now, traffic. A recent study conducted at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Perth, Australia, showed that increased exposure to traffic-related air pollution is associated with an up to 30 percent increase in the risk »