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Happiness exercises boost moods of those recovering from addiction says MGH study

Short writing exercises reliving happy moments boosted the moods of adults recovering from addiction in a study conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Recovery Research Institute. “Recovery is hard,” said lead author Bettina B. Hoeppner, senior research scientist at the institute and an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. “For the… Read More »

No single solution to patient matching challenge, GAO says

Dive Brief: Efforts to accurately match patient records will continue to challenge providers, payers and others, with no one-size-fits-all approach to ensuring that information in different health records refers to the same patient, the U.S. Government Accountability Office says in a Tuesday report to Congress. GAO interviewed 37 stakeholders to see how they match medical records,… Read More »

Oklahoma toddler who survived cancer requires surgery for abnormally sized tongue, mom says

The Oklahoma toddler has a rare condition known as Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, which causes his tongue to be abnormally large. (Caters News Agency) A 16-month-old toddler in Jenks, Oklahoma, who was born with a rare condition that causes his tongue to be abnormally large will require surgery to reduce its size, his mother said. Baker Roth… Read More »