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Maryland attempts to boost kidney donations

Maryland state legislators are looking to help people desperate for kidney transplants by enacting new protections for donors. The “Organ Donation — Prohibition on Discrimination by Insurer and Unpaid Leave Bill” would prevent life and disability insurers from denying or canceling living organ donors’ policies on the basis of health as a result. The bill… Read More »

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 »