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What is the cause of the alarming increase in cancer among adults under 50?

What is the cause of the alarming increase in cancer among adults under 50?

Cancer is a life-changing disease, especially if you are diagnosed with most of your life waiting for you. Fortunately, only 9% of the nearly 2 million new cases of cancer each year occur in people 45 years of age or younger. However, according to a recent study published in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncologythis proportion is …

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Young adults in California are experiencing alarming rates of anxiety and depression, survey finds

Young adults in California are experiencing alarming rates of anxiety and depression, survey finds

Young adults in California are experiencing mental health problems at alarming rates, survey finds, with more than three-quarters reporting anxiety in the past year, more than half depression , 31% suicidal thoughts and 16% self-harm. commissioned by the California Endowment. The figures reflect a years-long trend of deteriorating mental health among young people that has …

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Pandemic may have made young adults more moody, less cooperative: study

Pandemic may have made young adults more moody, less cooperative: study

The story at a glance New research details the extent to which COVID-19 has altered the personality of individuals. Changes were greatest in young adults and people of Hispanic/Latino origin. The declines in some traits were equivalent to the normal personality changes seen over a decade. Thousands of Americans experienced changes in personality traits like …

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Staten Island's new all-inclusive resort offers everything from trendy fitness for kids and adults

Staten Island’s new all-inclusive resort offers everything from trendy fitness for kids and adults

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Four Staten Island professionals have teamed up to create a mega recreation center where guests of all ages and walks of life can get fit, immerse themselves in the arts, and discover new subjects all under one roof. . The entrepreneurs decided to combine their talents and expertise to open The …

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Cincinnati Children's expands mental health services for children and young adults

Cincinnati Children’s expands mental health services for children and young adults

Christina Whelan and husband Mike shared their son Joe’s story with WLWT on Tuesday. “His biggest goal was to be just an ordinary kid,” Whelan said. Judging strictly by the photos of his young life, it seemed that he had already achieved his goal. “Smart as a whip and funny as can be,” she recalls. …

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Task Force Recommends Screening for Anxiety for All Adults Under 65

Task Force Recommends Screening for Anxiety for All Adults Under 65

By By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter, health day reporter (Health Day) TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — In what amounts to public acknowledgment that anxiety disorders have run rampant during the pandemic, an influential group of experts recommends for the first time that all American adults under the age of 65 be screened for …

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Influential health group says US doctors should screen more adults for anxiety

Influential health group says US doctors should screen more adults for anxiety

US doctors should routinely screen all adults under 65 for anxiety, an influential health guidelines group proposed on Tuesday. This is the first time the US Task Force on Preventive Services has recommended screening for anxiety in primary care for adults without symptoms. The proposal is open for public comment until October 17, but the …

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In a first, a health panel calls for systematic screening for anxiety in adults

In a first, a health panel calls for systematic screening for anxiety in adults

In a nod to the country’s pressing mental health crisis, an influential group of medical experts is recommending for the first time that adults under the age of 65 be screened for anxiety. The draft recommendations, from the U.S. Task Force on Preventive Services, are designed to help primary care clinicians identify early signs of …

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