Displaying items by tag: department of health behavior

A series of fascinating studies at Harvard University showed that many people respond positively to placebo pills — even when they are told that the pills don't have any active ingredients. Now researchers at UAB have partnered with a Harvard scientist to test these "open-label" placebos for the first time in cancer survivors.
Classic psychedelic drugs include LSD, psilocybin and mescaline. This new School of Public Health research is published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.
Investigators from UAB’s Nutrition Obesity Research Center and School of Public Health have been awarded a four-year, $1 million R25 grant to deliver an annual short course on innovative methods to find obesity causes.
Previous research has found an association between not eating breakfast and obesity; but no large, randomized controlled trials had sought to find causation until now.
Researchers at the UAB School of Public Health hope to learn how problem drinkers quit misusing alcohol on their own, so others with similar issues can benefit from their natural recoveries.
A new study from the UAB School of Public Health suggests that hallucinogens may help reduce criminal recidivism.

Tucker had previously served as chair of another American Psychological Association board.

Is the increasing frequency of nursing homes purchased by private equity firms without a health care background leading to a decline in care?
If you could know the cost for a chest X-ray in advance, would you choose a clinic that charges $121 or one that charges $1,519?
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