About 85 percent of American adults say they have gambled at some point in their lives. And for some people, the urgent need to keep gambling can take a toll on their lives leading to a compulsion. Dr. Duke Carlson has some tips on spotting a compulsive gambler and what can be done to stop the cycle.
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LONDON (AP) — A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.
By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four in 10 U.S. adults are now caring for a sick or elderly family member as more people develop chronic illnesses and the population ages, a new study has found. "More health care is happening at home," said Susannah Fox, associate director of the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life project and the study's lead author. "As more people are able to be saved by medical advances, their lives are being extended, but they're also being sent home medically fragile. It's caregivers who are the first line of defense. ...