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Ketamine Infusions Reduce Suicidal Ideation in Depression: Characterizing Different Responses

Researchers found 3 distinct subgroups of patients in relation to suicidal ideation and effects of ketamine, with one group’s suicidal ideation completely eliminated and the other group’s improvement independent of depressed mood.

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Prenatal Insecticide Exposure in Mother May Be Linked to Risk for Autism in Children

Levels of p,p’-DDE were higher in mothers of children with autism than in mothers of children in the control group.

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Nomophobia: The Modern-Day Pathology

People are increasingly finding themselves dependent on their mobile phones, and separating themselves from their devices has been associated with high levels of anxiety, as well as feelings of panic and stress.

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WHAT’S UP DOC? Tilt table test

Q: I have had a couple of fainting spells, and so far, all my tests have been normal. My doctor now wants me to have a tilt test. What is this?A: Fainting/passing out (the medical word is syncope) is a temporary loss of consciousness and postural tone (going limp and …

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Asenapine Effective for Pediatric Bipolar I Disorder

Efficacy of asenapine was not associated with the type of current episode, stage of disease progression, or baseline body weight.

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09/16/2018 – New England Equine Rescue North Fall Festival

Bring your family to NEER North’s fall celebration. Meet our horses and donkeys and learn about equine rescue work while you enjoy a barbecue, bouncy house, pony rides, and face painting. Free admission; donations requested for refreshments and rides. See you at the barn!  

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09/18/2018 – Feasting with Recipes Then and Now

  Tuesday, September 18th at 7pm: Feasting with Recipes Then and Now.  Join Creative Feast chef Liz Barbour as she takes a journey back to the early 18th century. She will discuss the workings of the colonial kitchen and the ingredients available. Watch as Liz demonstrates 2 recipes with historic roots …

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Alter Suicidal Ideation in Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety-related disorders was associated with improvements in suicide ideation rather than exacerbation.

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Can dental work cause headaches?

Q. Recently, I have been getting a lot of headaches. New for me. Went to the primary doc and he sent me for an MRI. Talked about it to a friend and mentioned that I had been to the dentist and had some work done recently. She said that it …

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09/14/2018 – Writer’s Workshop – 6 week session

Run by writer and writing teacher, Diane Forman, this workshop will provide an opportunity to discover or further develop your writing voice. Through a series of creative, evocative prompts, you will learn to take pieces of memory and transform them into rich stories. This is not a critique group, but …

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