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The Bright Side of Death: Awareness of Mortality Can Result in Positive Behaviors

Contemplating death doesn’t necessarily lead to morose despondency, fear, aggression or other negative behaviors, as previous research has suggested. Following a review of dozens of studies, University of Missouri researchers found that thoughts of mortality can lead to decreased militaristic attitudes, better health decisions, increased altruism and helpfulness, and reduced…

Source of Anti-Smoking Ads Influences Their Effectiveness, Study Finds

High exposure to anti-smoking ads sponsored by states and private foundations result in reduced smoking rates, a new study finds. However, adults who are exposed to more ads for pharmaceutical smoking cessation products are less likely to make an attempt to quit. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago…

Quantum Units Education: New Online CEU Courses

Care of the Patient with MTBI 6 CEU Hours: $18.00 Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. It is caused by a bump or blow to the head that affects how the brain normally works (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2008). Because nurses are…