Taking to the Stage to Battle Mental Illness
THURSDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- In small theater spaces
across the United States, people fighting psychiatric illness are
learning that acting can be a powerful form of therapy, while the
shows they put on help educate audiences through deeply personal
accounts of mental health issues.
Insurance Woes Can Add to Burden of Psoriasis
THURSDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Severe psoriasis had left
Steve Schultz feeling like an outcast. At the coffee shop where he
worked, customers wondered aloud if they could catch the condition
that caused his skin to redden, flake and itch like mad.
Varying Your Practice Moves May Help Improve Skills
THURSDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Varying the types of
skills you work on in practice sessions engages a different part of
the brain than the one you use when focusing on a single task,
Can Ozone Cause Heart Attacks?
THURSDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- A new animal study offers
the first direct bit of evidence that ozone, a major component of
smog, may trigger the death of heart cells.
Nitric Oxide Doesn't Seem to Help Preemies' Lungs: Report
THURSDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study that looked
at the use of nitric oxide in premature infants, researchers found
that lung function didn't improve in babies who were not black,
although one expert said the treatment may help some infants.