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    1. 10 Top Sex Ed Tips for People Age 50 And Older

      10 Top Sex Ed Tips for People Age 50 And Older

      If you think sex is the province of the young, you’re wrong. People in their 20s are having less sex now than ever before, studies show, so it’s possible that you’re as active, or more so, as the average millennial. About a third of us are getting busy several times a week, one survey found.

      And most of us are still in the game: 91 percent of men and 86 percent of women in their 50s report being sexually active, although activity levels vary widely. So, there’s no “normal” amount of sex for people our age. What matters more is that you and your partner are happy with your sex life. Men and women age differently, and some studies indicate that sexual interest wanes differently as well. Combine that with emotional and physical issues, and it’s possible that you and your partner aren’t on ...

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    2. In my story and those of others, opportunities to demystify mental illness | Opinion

      In my story and those of others, opportunities to demystify mental illness | Opinion

      Mental illness can happen to anyone, writes Rebecca Phillips, but too often we hear about it exclusively when something bad happens (Getty Images). I was an overachiever big-time growing up. I attended a private, Christian school in Topeka, and I also signed a book contract with a major publisher in Nashville when I was just 15 years old. I also had a baby-sitting business and was involved in track, orchestra, choir and several musicals and plays.

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    3. How Schools Can Build a Culture of Support for Educator Mental Health

      How Schools Can Build a Culture of Support for Educator Mental Health

      Considering the ongoing traumatic upheaval on school communities in recent years, and the unrelenting pressure on educators to work under difficult, uncertain and constantly vacillating circumstances, it is not a matter of if educators will experience the corrosive effects of prolonged and extreme stress, but rather when. The question is, what can schools do to prioritize and support the mental health and well-being of the invaluable educators at the heart of their school communities?

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    4. How to Reduce Stress on the Job

      How to Reduce Stress on the Job

      Here are some interesting stats for you. More than 157 million Americans are part of the U.S. workforce. Considering that number, did you know that workplace stress is responsible for up to $190 billion in annual U.S. healthcare costs? Pretty incredible!

      Millions of employees are affected by stress and anxiety each year, hindering their ability to perform in the office. Even the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) deems stress as a “hazard of the workplace.”

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    5. How Magnets Can Help You Conquer Depression

      How Magnets Can Help You Conquer Depression

      Most people with anxiety and depression feel better with prescribed treatment, but unfortunately, about 30% still can’t seem to shake off the mood swings, sadness and hopelessness. This is especially true if you respond poorly — or don’t respond at all — to antidepressants . For those with treatment-resistant depression, a noninvasive treatment called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) , offers hope.

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    6. Up to half of new moms burdened by financial stress, study says

      Up to half of new moms burdened by financial stress, study says

      The joys of motherhood may be overshadowed in the United States since as many as 50% of new or expectant moms can't pay their bills, including health care bills, new research suggests. "Financial hardship is highly prevalent among pregnant and postpartum women," said study co-author Dr. Michelle Moniz. Advertisement She is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, and its Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation.

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    7. Simone Biles withdrew from Tokyo 2020 for mental health, how do you know if it's time to prioritize personal care over success?

      Simone Biles withdrew from Tokyo 2020 for mental health, how do you know if it's time to prioritize personal care over success?

      American gymnast Simone Biles shocked the world for the second day in a row during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics . Yesterday she withdrew from the team competition due to physical problems, and on Wednesday announced that she will not participate in the individual women's all-around , USA Gymnastics reported.

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    8. Senior Living: Why we may never know whether the $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug actually works – Orange County Register

      Senior Living: Why we may never know whether the $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug actually works – Orange County Register

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval last month of a drug purporting to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease was widely celebrated, but it also touched off alarms.There were worries in the scientific community about the drug’s mixed results in studies — the FDA’s own expert advisory panel was nearly unanimous in opposing its approval.

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    9. Mental Health Toll From Isolation Affecting Kids On Reentry

      Mental Health Toll From Isolation Affecting Kids On Reentry

      Mental Health Toll From Isolation Affecting Kids On Reentry July 4, 2021 6:00 pm tweet In this April 18, 2021 photo provided by Jennifer Sampson, her son Zach Sampson, 16, poses in his Florida yard. Sampson was hospitalized twice during the pandemic after feeling suicidal. Relentless months of social distancing, online schooling and other restrictions left many kids feeling the pandemic’s toll and now facing new challenges navigating reentry.

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      Mentions: Oakland Ohio Florida
    10. Can't Afford Therapy? Don't Give Up! Affordable Mental Health Care Exists — Here's How To Find It

      Can't Afford Therapy? Don't Give Up! Affordable Mental Health Care Exists — Here's How To Find It

      Self 03/27/2021 Affordable is oftentimes considered synonymous with cheap, but that's not always the case. When it comes to affordable or inexpensive talk therapy with a therapist or counselor, many people simply cannot afford the standard fees that come along with your standard in-office apptointment with a private practice therapist. But therapy with a qualified professional can be life-changing, and is well worth the time. Fortuantely, affordable therapy options do exist.

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    11. Mental Health Impact Of Pandemic Comes Into Focus

      Mental Health Impact Of Pandemic Comes Into Focus

      Experts say anxiety, stress and depression are on the rise, including in teens, even as pandemic life goes on for the sick, tired, homeless and those in need. AP: 7-Year-Old Alabama Girl Helps To Fund Her Own Brain Surgery Liza Scott, 7, started a lemonade stand at her mom’s bakery last summer so she could buy some frills like toys and sequined high-heel shoes.

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