In the future, robots may be brushing your teeth; Air pollution is taking years off of life expectancy; Can gardening help ease symptoms of anxiety and depression?; And finally…has zoom hindered creativity?
It’s long been the case that men over 70 have the highest rate of suicide. Dr. Carrie Ditzel discusses some possible reasons as to what’s driving elderly men to take their own lives.
A new paper found psilocybin-assisted therapy could help relieve depression for up to a year. Scientists have identified a new chemical inside of us that promotes obesity. Earth’s natural coasts are disappearing. And finally, do mosquitoes care about your fashion sense?
Sleep deprivation affects about three out of four teenagers in America. Inadequate sleep has been linked to depression, anxiety, weight gain, and worsened heart functioning. An expert shows through a case study how implementing later school start times allows students and parents to get more sleep.
SAD can develop into non-seasonal major depression if left untreated. An expert gives advice on how to combat SAD and reduce the risk of getting it next year.
A study finds that increased demand for plastic is doing more damage to both humans and our environment than we thought. Then, car crashes involving pot consumption have doubled over the last 20 years. A study finds that sitting around more is a big reason for the increase in depression. And finally, e-scooters often have a bigger carbon footprint than what …
Study at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center shows that a 4th shot increases antibodies fivefold within a week. A new study shows the stigma of depression is lessening. Plus, a new survey finds that not everyone feels invited to the table when it comes to plant-based foods. And finally, analysis shows that recreational and even medical marijuana can contain high …
A new finds that patients showing up at rural hospital ERs have extremely similar outcomes compared to patients in urban-area ERs. Then, new research sheds light on why more girls don't go into STEM. Plus, pandemic depression linked to sitting and lack of activity. And finally, Alexa and Siri aren't very helpful when it comes to health.
Medicine in intensive care units has become so technically focused that many doctors believe they’ve lost their connection with the humanity of patients, and a high degree of patients are experiencing post intensive care syndrome.
There are now two new pills that can prevent people from getting severely ill after contracting Covid-19. Then, a new type of magnetic brain stimulation is showing promise as a treatment for depression. And finally, if you crave one type of food over another blame your genes.
A new analysis in the journal JAMA Network Open finds that most insurance companies are no longer waiving co-pays and deductibles for Covid hospitalization. Plus, a study finds depression rates are even higher now than they were in 2020. 17% of four and five year-olds get put on medication when diagnosed with ADHD. And finally, teenage girls have been …
With the Delta variant of Covid-19 spreading, far more Americans are worried about getting infected. American children and adolescents now get two-thirds of their calories from ultra processed foods. And finally... it’s good to be productive but if you think leisure is a waste of time, you’re likely to be unhappy overall.