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  • Meditation can ease feelings of loneliness and enhance a person’s physical health.
  • Eating disorders could be linked to a genetic predisposition passed down from mothers to daughters.
  • The previously accepted treatment method of keeping close contact with a young person during the “high-risk” period after they attempt suicide has been found to be ineffective.
  • Women with Alzheimer’s mentally deteriorate faster than men who have the disease.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.