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Marijuana use not associated with mood or anxiety disorders

A new study shows that marijuana use is not associated with increased risk for developing mood or anxiety disorders, challenging previous studies which found cannabis use associated with increased risk of onset of depression, anxiety, […]

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Psychic believers lack analytical thinking skills

Why do some people believe in psychic phenomena while others are not psychic believers? It may come down to a difference in analytical thinking abilities. According to the cognitive differences hypothesis, psychic […]

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Air pollution kills 5.5 million annually worldwide

  New research from the University of British Columbia has found that more than 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution. Their analysis also […]


Exercise and meditation can reduce depression by 40%

A new study from Rutgers University and published in Translational Psychiatry, has found that a combination of aerobic exercise and meditation  – done together twice a week for only two months – reduced the symptoms of depression […]

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20% of American lawyers have a drinking problem

According to a new report from the American Society of Addiction Medicine, more than one in five licensed attorneys in the U.S. drink at levels that are considered “hazardous, harmful, and potentially […]

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75% of Vaccine-Related Posts on Pinterest Are Anti-Vax

75% of vaccine-related posts on Pinterest are negative towards vaccination, according to research published in Vaccine. The study from  Virginia Commonwealth University shows that 75% of all vaccine-related pins are negative – a significant increase from similar […]