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Does mindfulness really work?-6134

Does mindfulness really work?

Mindfulness has gone from being a "fringe topic" to being an occasional replacement for psychotherapy, a tool for corporate well-being, a widely implemented educational practice, and 'key to building more resilient soldiers,'" according to a team of international researchers.

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Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act-6126

Older adults apt to disclose suicidal thoughts: listen and act

Suicide among older adults is a growing public health issue, yet a new study shows that 23% of individuals aged 50 and older who died by suicide had disclosed their suicide intent, meaning there may have been time to intervene.

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Population of HIV-infected older adults soars-6111

Population of HIV-infected older adults soars

Close to half of all people with HIV in developed countries are older adults, and that number is poised to increase to 70% by 2020, according to a presentation at the American Psychological Association's annual convention.

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Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks-6088

Accentuate the positive to curb chronic disease risks

People who experience a wide range of positive emotions - dubbed "emodiversity" - seem to have lower levels of inflammation in their system, which may reduce their risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to a recent study conducted in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Feeling in control maintains social activity-6077

Feeling in control maintains social activity

Functional limitations may interfere with a person's social activity, which in turn can lead to additional health issues and decline over time.

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Lonely or not, older adults benefit from social connections-6040

Lonely or not, older adults benefit from social connections

Both the subjective experience of loneliness (how people feel) and the objective measures of isolation, such as size of social network and access to resources, are important despite their differences, point out the authors of a new report.

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