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A Surge in Anxiety and Depression Around the World
Even people who have not lost loved ones are struggling with the emotional burdens of the pandemic. Two groups have been most affected.
Cancer Patients Who Keep Marijuana Use a Secret
Some cancer patients use pot to ease symptoms, but many don’t tell their doctors about it -- even though It can interfere with treatment.
What an HPV “Infodemic” Teaches Us About Vaccine Disinformation
Misinformation's power comes from the fact that it is so often fear-based, making it more attention-grabbing than neutral, fact-based info.
Phthalates Hit the Heart, Hormones, and the Economy
Our exposure to phthalates -- found in cans, cosmetics and packaging -- is greater than we thought. It's worse for the economy, too.
Look Ma, No Helmet!
Riding a dirt bike or ATV without a helmet is basically a brain injury waiting to happen. What's surprising is how many kids do it.
Diet Drinks’ Mixed Results
Artificial sweeteners can help us cut sugar, but because they make some people feel hungrier, they don't always help with weight loss.
The Benefits of Checking Blood Pressure at Home
People with high blood pressure do best when they monitor their pressure often. They find this is easiest when they take their BP at home.
COVID Patients' Autoantibodies Turn the Body’s Defenses Against Itself
Some people hospitalized with COVID-19 seem to overproduce antibodies against their own tissues, leading to long-term autoimmune problems.
Depression Linked to Insulin Resistance
Insulin resistance is a risk factor for serious health problems such as Type 2 diabetes. It also roughly doubles your risk of depression.
No Signs of Heart Disease? Not so Fast
Over 40 percent of adults with no obvious signs of heart disease still had some degree of plaque buildup.
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