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New Research Into How The Brain Processes Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:26:08-07:00May 8th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

The brain is a miraculous organ. It governs everything our body feels and experiences, regulates body functions both automatic and voluntary, and does so with marvelous efficiency. Every day, research is gaining new understandings about how the brain works the way it does and why it functions in certain ways. [...]

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Celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Day

By |2016-11-03T08:26:10-07:00May 4th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Responsible for nearly 50 million children in public school alone, teachers have some of the most demanding and stressful jobs in the nation. Teachers have dedicated their lives (and sometimes their health) to their pupils, standing on their feet all day, taking very little time for breaks, and bringing work [...]

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Promoting Mental Health Education Everywhere!

By |2016-11-03T08:26:15-07:00May 1st, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether you're at home, at work, out and about in your community, or online, there are multiple ways for you to continue the conversation about mental health for all. With one in five people struggling with a mental health condition of some sort, it's crucial that we discuss the challenges [...]

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Eat This, Not That: Brain Food Edition!

By |2016-11-03T08:26:16-07:00April 29th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Eating the right food may not raise your IQ or help you pass the big test, but it can improve mental health, boost mood, and fight stress. Researchers from the University of Melbourne found a strong correlation between poor diet and poor mental health. This correlation is so strong, says [...]

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5 Powerful Myths About Depression

By |2016-11-03T08:26:32-07:00April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Now more than ever, mental health has become a hot-button issue. Recent revelations surrounding the Germanwings co-pilot who intentionally downed a plane filled with passengers have sparked more conversation surrounding mental health and illness. It is unfortunate that only when tragedy occurs do we have a national dialogue about mental [...]

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The Demographics Of Depression

By |2016-11-03T08:26:37-07:00April 20th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Who is depressed? In the U.S., poverty, race and ethnicity, domestic abuse victims, adolescents, LGBTQ, and the elderly: these groups have a higher incidence of mental health challenges due to a complicated mix of factors. One thing is certain, regardless of age and circumstance: access to quality diagnosis and treatment [...]

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