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India's stubble burning air pollution causes USD 30 billion economic losses, h...
March 4, New Delhi Living in districts with air pollution from intense crop residue burning CRB is a leading risk factor for acute respiratory infection ARI , especially among children less than five years, in northern India. Additionally, CRB also leads to an estimated economic loss of over USD 30 billion annually. These are the key findings of a new study from researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI and partner institutes. T ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Mar 4
Brothers Of 'Beale Street': A Conversation About The Power Of Black Male Vulne...
One of the most powerful scenes in Barry Jenkins adaptation of James Baldwin s If Beale Street Could Talk is a long, gut-wrenching dialogue between Fonny Stephon James and Daniel Bryan Tyree Henry . Daniel, recently released from prison, runs into his old friend Fonny and visits his home for dinner. As they catch up, Daniel reveals the dark mental space that being incarcerated sent him to and the trauma that keeps him captive. This scene is a rarity. Conve ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 18
What Hoarding Disorder Experts Have To Say About 'Tidying Up With Marie Kondo'
To kick off 2019, Americans are making big piles of all their possessions, holding items to see if they spark joy, and then sending anything that doesn t make the cut to either the trash heap or the thrift store. The tidying craze is inspired by Netflix s show Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, an extension of Kondo s cultishly popular 2014 book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing . Kondo s cleaning method encou ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 18
The Shutdown Could Have Long-Term Mental Health Consequences For Workers
L. Les, 42, begins to cry as she describes how the shutdown has affected her and her 10-year-old son. She s behind on her mortgage, car and utility bills. While she has arranged to pay some of the bills later, Les worries about how her credit will be affected by the delays. She applied for public assistance to get 250 in food assistance but still hasn t received anything for the month of January, and isn t sure that she s going to. She has even approached ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 18
Instagram Egg Speaks Out In Super Bowl Ad: 'I've Started To Crack'
The Instagram egg, which appeared in the platform s most liked post of all time, broke its silence in a new Super Bowl ad that aired Sunday. The commercial premiered on Hulu and showed the egg along with a series of captions. I m the world_record_egg you may have heard of me , the captions said. Recently I ve started to crack. The pressure of social media is getting to me. This was on hulu pic.twitter.com xcu3WROH04 mdash Katie Novak UnnaturalDemon Februar ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 18
Kristoff St. John, Star Of 'Young And The Restless,' Dead At 52
Actor Kristoff St. John, a longtime cast member of CBS Young and the Restless, was found dead at his San Fernando Valley home in California on Sunday. He was 52. A friend discovered the soap opera star s body and police and paramedics arrived at the residence shortly thereafter, according to TMZ . St. John was pronounced dead at the scene. A cause of death has not yet been released. The actor s attorney, Mark Geragos, confirmed his death to several outlets ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 18
Climate Change Is Causing Food And Mental Health Crisis For These Indigenous P...
By Daisy Brickhill One of the key findings of the most recent United Nations report on the mounting perils of climate change is that rising temperatures pose a distinct risk to indigenous people, who are often small farmers, fishers or herders. The report noted that punishing storms, lasting drought and stifling heat threaten the lives and livelihoods of aboriginal groups from the Amazon rainforest to the Arctic Circle. The S mi people offer a case in poin ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Feb 18
Increased depression and suicidal behavior risk for young cannabis users
Montreal, February 13, 2019 -Adolescent cannabis use has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicidal behaviour in young adulthood, according to the first meta-analysis by a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre RI-MUHC and McGill University, in collaboration with the University of Oxford and Rutgers University-Camden, which is published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry today. The conclusions were ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Scientists discover how neuroactive steroids dampen inflammatory signaling in ...
CHAPEL HILL, NC - For the first time, scientists discovered how neuroactive steroids naturally found in the brain and bloodstream inhibit the activity of a specific kind of protein called Toll-like receptors TLR4 , which have been known to play a role in inflammation in many organs, including the brain. This UNC School of Medicine-University of Maryland collaboration, published in Nature Scientific Reports , shows how the neurosteroid allopregnanolone prev ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Researchers find genetic vulnerability to menthol cigarette use
A genetic variant found only in people of African descent significantly increases a smoker s preference for cigarettes containing menthol, a flavor additive. The variant of the MRGPRX4 gene is five to eight times more frequent among smokers who use menthol cigarettes than other smokers, according to an international group of researchers supported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health. The multiethnic study is the fi ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Drinking contexts associated with early onset of alcohol intoxication among ad...
Early onset drinking, drinking and intoxication at an early age among adolescents, has been identified as a primary risk for later heavy drinking, alcohol problems, and alcohol dependence among youth and young adults. To prevent or delay early onset drinking, we must know more about the modifiable circumstances that enable these behaviors. New research by scientists at the Prevention Research Center PRC of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Heavy smoking can damage vision, Rutgers researcher finds
Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds. The research appears in the journal Psychiatry Research . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 34.3 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes and that more than 16 million live with a smoking-related disease, many of which affect the cardiovascular system. The study included 71 healthy people who smo ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
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