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Time off to innovate: Good idea or a waste of tech talent?

Time off to innovate: Good idea or a waste of tech talent? | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Savvy IT departments that set aside time for employee creativity say they gain happier workers, more satisfied customers and sometimes even revenue.
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Breaking through the stigma: Young people with mental illness feel ostracized, dismissed

Breaking through the stigma: Young people with mental illness feel ostracized, dismissed | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
"It's all in your head." These are words Nayely Trujillo became accustomed to hearing from friends and family when, as a 14-year-old, she started to spin into a deep and debilitating state of depression.
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Obese teen girls more likely to be bullies: Study

Obese teen girls more likely to be bullies: Study | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Obese teens not only make easy targets for bullies, in the case of girls, they're more likely to turn into bullies themselves, according to the findings of a Canadian study on the social fallout of being overweight.
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Canadian group studies impact of social networks on mental health

Canadian group studies impact of social networks on mental health | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
A couple of months ago, Marisa Murray stepped out to grab a bite to eat with a friend.
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Sens wife speaks out about her struggle with eating disorder

Sens wife speaks out about her struggle with eating disorder | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Janelle Foligno still fights the unrelenting ‘voice’ that led her to develop an eating disorder.
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Young children should be active three hours daily: ParticipAction

Young children should be active three hours daily: ParticipAction | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
New guidelines say children between the ages of one and four should get at least three hours of physical activity a day.
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Daylight saving time can be a problem for sleep-deprived

Daylight saving time can be a problem for sleep-deprived | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Sunday's start of daylight saving time will throw off the clock only by an hour, but that's enough to leave people feeling groggy for a day or two, sleep experts say.
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Concussions hit teens worse than adults, young children

Concussions hit teens worse than adults, young children | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Teenagers between 13 and 16 years of age suffer greater effects from a concussion than younger children or adults, new Canadian research suggests.
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Your Health - WiFi Safety

Your Health - WiFi Safety | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it

There have been numerous studies on radiofrequency (RF) exposure and its impacts on human health, but to date there is no plausible evidence indicating current public exposure to wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) connections is causing adverse effects on health, say PHO environmental health experts.

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The Lasting Effects of Neglect: Altered Brain Structure in Children | Healthland | TIME.com

The Lasting Effects of Neglect: Altered Brain Structure in Children | Healthland | TIME.com | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Kids who are neglected, growing up without normal emotional and social interaction, have measurably different brain structure from other kids, according to a new study from researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.
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Warning signs of suicide - Mental Health - Body & Health

Warning signs of suicide - Mental Health - Body & Health | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
A person who is at risk of committing suicide usually shows signs - whether consciously or unconsciously - that something is wrong.
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Canadian girls more likely to have emotional problems than boys: Study

Canadian girls more likely to have emotional problems than boys: Study | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
They're more likely than boys to wish they were someone else and to feel depressed or low on a weekly basis, or more.
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Concussions must be recognized, treated appropriately: Pediatricians

Concussions must be recognized, treated appropriately: Pediatricians | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Parents and doctors need to treat concussions for what they are -- brain injuries with potentially catastrophic consequences, the nation's pediatricians are warning.
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Suicide rates among Canadian girls rising

Suicide rates among Canadian girls rising | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Suicides are increasing at an alarming rate among Canadian girls, with hanging, strangulation and other forms of suffocation now the predominant methods used by children and adolescents — regardless of sex — to kill themselves.
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Dropping a bad habit could add years to your life, Ontario study says

Dropping a bad habit could add years to your life, Ontario study says | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Butt out the cigarette and grab those running shoes — an Ontario study released Monday suggests that eliminating one of five unhealthy habits could add almost eight years to your life.
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Working out in the early hours

Working out in the early hours | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Night owls, insomniacs, shift workers and other denizens of the dark are finding less need to fit their workout time into the nine-to-five world.
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OxyContin delisting not the answer to opioid addiction, experts say

OxyContin delisting not the answer to opioid addiction, experts say | Health-Related Articles and Sites | Scoop.it
Several other alternative drugs will fill the void...
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