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No, Video Games Are Not a Factor in Mass Shootings
Rather than acknowledge the political motivations of the El Paso shooter or the line of radicalization that led him toward reactionary white supremacy, a number of politicians are returning to a popular scapegoat video games. Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick , House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy , and President Donald Trump all cited violent video games as a factor in these shootings and other acts of violence in the US. These complaints are a decades-old d ...
Psychological Science - Mon. Aug 12
Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Could Raise Miscarriage Risk
Pregnancy is often a time of heightened worry. But researchers warn that taking anti-anxiety drugs like Valium and Xanax may increase the risk of miscarriage. Called benzodiazepines, these powerful drugs have long been prescribed to treat a variety of mood disorders. However, a new Canadian study finds that when taken in early pregnancy, they raise the risk for a miscarriage in the first trimester by 11 37 . Medication use in pregnancy is a tricky business ...
Healthday - Mon. Aug 12
New hormone injection aids weight loss in obese patients
The findings came from a small study in which patients lost on average 4.4kg and the treatment led to substantial improvements to their blood glucose, with some patients reducing to near-normal levels. Obesity is a common problem in the UK and it is estimated that one in four adults are obese. One of the most common types of weight loss surgery is a procedure known as gastric bypass surgery, which can be very effective in keeping excess weight off and impr ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 12
There Are Two Types of Misinformation
Whether it s joy or anger, we re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here s how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Indulge Yourself or Serve Others It Depends Can Hollywood Alter History How Film Modifies Memory Time Your Showers and Baths for Better Sleep Mindfulness, ADHD, and Emotion A Natural and Practical Fit Essential Reads Should You Share Pictures of Your Kids Online The Importance of Picture Boo ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 12
The Simple Guide to Value Triggers
Whether it s joy or anger, we re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here s how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Indulge Yourself or Serve Others It Depends Can Hollywood Alter History How Film Modifies Memory Time Your Showers and Baths for Better Sleep Mindfulness, ADHD, and Emotion A Natural and Practical Fit Essential Reads Should You Share Pictures of Your Kids Online The Importance of Picture Boo ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 12
The Importance of Picture Books
Whether it s joy or anger, we re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here s how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Indulge Yourself or Serve Others It Depends Can Hollywood Alter History How Film Modifies Memory Time Your Showers and Baths for Better Sleep Mindfulness, ADHD, and Emotion A Natural and Practical Fit Essential Reads Should You Share Pictures of Your Kids Online The Importance of Picture Boo ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 12
Should You Share Pictures of Your Kids Online?
Whether it s joy or anger, we re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here s how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News Indulge Yourself or Serve Others It Depends Can Hollywood Alter History How Film Modifies Memory Time Your Showers and Baths for Better Sleep Mindfulness, ADHD, and Emotion A Natural and Practical Fit Essential Reads Should You Share Pictures of Your Kids Online The Importance of Picture Boo ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Aug 12
Nitrous oxide side effects: Short term, long term, and safety
Nitrous oxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can reduce anxiety during dental procedures. Other healthcare providers may also use nitrous oxide for pain and as a mild sedative.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
Telling a 'white lie' may affect one's ability to recognize emotions
If you lie to someone, you may find it more difficult to tell what that other person is thinking or feeling. This is the main takeaway of a new study that examines the unintended consequences of dishonest behavior.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
Skin picking (excoriation disorder): Causes and treatment
People may pick their skin occasionally. For example, they might itch a scab or pop a pimple. However, occasional skin picking can develop into a chronic behavior called skin picking disorder, or excoriation disorder.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
What is burnout, and how can you cope with it?
In a world where it seems as though the pressure to perform is always on, more and more people are admitting to burnout at work. What is this phenomenon, and how can you cope with it if it happens to you In this Spotlight feature, we investigate.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
Is this red wine compound the future of depression treatment?
Resveratrol, a compound that occurs naturally in red wine, has intrigued researchers for decades. A recent study in mice investigates how doctors might be able to use this chemical to reduce depression and anxiety.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 5
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