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Seasonal Stress Can Lead To Holiday Blues

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Undated) -- For some people, stress and expectations can fill the holiday season with more misery than merriment. Doctor Lynn Bufka of the American Psychological Association says 26-percent of people feel lonely around this time of year.   If you're feeling down, Doctor Bufka suggests you talk about it with friends, family or a professional…

New Treatment Helps Victims Of Worst Strokes

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Undated) -- There's new hope for recovery for people who suffer severe and disabling strokes. Researchers in the Netherlands have developed a treatment that removes large blood clots blocking blood vessels in the brain. This makes it possible to save brain tissue from dying so people who suffer serious strokes can return to an independent…

Federal Judge Rejects NCAA Settlement Over Concussions

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Undated) -- A federal judge is rejecting a 75-million-dollar NCAA settlement aimed at ending a lawsuiit over the long-term effect of concussions. U.S. District Judge John Lee says the proposed agreement is a step in the right direction, but argues the 70-million dollars devoted to fund concussion testing and diagnosis for athletes won't cover costs.…

Migraine Could Increase Risk For Facial Paralysis

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study finds migraine headaches could double the risk of Bell's Palsy, a condition of the nervous system that causes facial paralysis. Doctor Stewart Tepper at the Cleveland Clinic says a migraine won't cause the condition, but they have been linked.   Researchers in Taiwan studied over 137-thousand people and discovered those…

Napster Co-Founder Donates Millions To Find Allergy Cure

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Palo Alto, CA) -- Tech billionaire Sean Parker is donating 24-million dollars to Stanford University to help develop a cure for all allergies. The 35-year-old Napster co-founder and first president of Facebook suffers from asthma and allergies so severe that he spent three weeks of his senior year in the emergency room. His donation is…