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Olivia Munn says she moved a lot as a kid, often ate lunch alone at school

Olivia Munn says she moved a lot as a kid, often ate lunch alone at school

Entertainment
Oct. 1 (UPI) --The Newsroom and X-Men: Apocalypse actress Olivia Munn says she learned to run her "own race" as a young girl and not worry so much about what other people are doing."I moved around a lot as a kid. I was in a military family and I was always the new kid and, so, one of the hardest things as a kid, I think, is finding a group to hang out with and have lunch with and that starts pretty early on," the 37-year-old star said at a recent California press conference for her new animated adventure, The LEGO Ninjago Movie.She went on to say that, in her experience, social cliques begin when children are about 5 or 6, and it can be difficult for those who want to be popular or covet the stuff other kids have."You want to just be liked by people, then you want to be liked by the p...
Back pain patients with depression often prescribed opioids

Back pain patients with depression often prescribed opioids

Health
WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 -- Patients with low back pain who are depressed are more likely to be prescribed opioids, and to be prescribed higher doses, a new study finds.Low back pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States and the most common reason for opioid prescriptions, the researchers said."There is strong evidence that depressed patients are at greater risk for misuse and overdose of opioids," said study senior author Dr. John Markman. He directs the University of Rochester Medical Center's Translational Pain Research Program, in New York.The analysis of nationwide data on nearly 5,400 people from 2004 to 2009 found that patients with back pain who screened positive for depression were more than twice as likely to be prescribed an opioid painkiller. Over a year's time,...