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Stories for the Waiting Room

New research suggests that on extremely hot summer days, more common with climate change, emergency room visits for mental health crises related to substance use, anxiety, stress and more increase dramatically.

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Orthostatic hypotension: getting dizzy from standing up too fast

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Hypengyophobia or hypegiaphobia: fear of responsibility

 

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Healthy sleep not only lengthens your life; it shortens your workday.

Hypochondriac's Guide

Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy is a rare neurological disorder that affects the nervous system and, most notably in those impacted, can cause the complete inability to feel physiological pain. But if that sounds like a benefit, it's not. People with HSAN have been seriously injured because their bodies didn't warn them of imminent harm. HSAN also is characterized by hearing loss, seizures, sleep problems and progressive dementia.

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