How to address body image issues in pediatric cancer patients

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Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-address-body-image/id43184821... Children as young as five years old can experience body image issues. When children are treated for cancer, these concerns may be amplified by changes such as weight gain, hair loss, or amputations. In this episode, MD Anderson child life specialist Morinsola Keshinro provides insight into the challenges young children, adolescents and teens face with their body image, as well as ways their...

Science Nation - Teens and Stress

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Ever wonder what is going on in the mind of a teenager, especially one who is stressed out? UCLA Psychologist Adriana Galvan is on a quest to find out. With support from the National Science Foundation, she's investigating the effects of daily stress on a teen's cognition and brain function. She is monitoring the daily stress of teens by having them carry a personal digital device that provides daily measures of stress over two weeks. She is also scanning their brains and measuring their...