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Nearly 20% of Americans Use Psychiatric Drugs Every Year

Psychiatric drug use is on the rise, study reports. When Kanye West was hospitalized for a psychiatric medical breakdown, mental illness was placed in the...

Memory and Fear Affected By Breathing Rhythm, Study Says

Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered the way people breathe has an impact on their memory and fear response. And it all depends on whether you are...

New FDA Ecstasy Approved Trial Could Help Soldiers Treat PTSD

The Food and Drug Administration approves new trials for Ecstasy as a treatment for PTSD. On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration agreed to new...

Aspartame May Promote Weight Gain, Study Finds

A Massachusetts General Hospital study found that mice that drank aspartame-sweetened water gained weight. Researchers found that mice that drank artificially sweetened water blocked a crucial stomach...

Study: Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Linked to Homicide Increase

A new study finds Florida's "Stand Your Ground" Law is linked to an increase in homicides. Following the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Florida's...

People Who Recieve and Accept Facebook Friend Requests Live Longer, Study...

New research suggests people who receive and accept new friend requests are more likely to live longer than people who do not. Published in the...

New Study Aims to Discover the Connection Between Alzheimer’s Disease and...

Researchers that focus on Alzheimer’s Disease have recently taken interest in brain insulin resistance. In April 2016, researchers at the Mount Sinai Health System...

Doctors Suggest New Screen Time Limits for Kids

American Academy of Pediatrics announced this week that parents should limit the amount of TV children are watching. Researchers are concerned over the amount of...

Starbucks is the Most-Tweeted Fast-Food Restaurant in America

A new study examined 80 million tweets and found the most tweeted-about foods in the United States. The study, which was published in the Journal...

St. Jude Medical Announces New Treatment for Chronic Pain

St. Jude Medical announced a new therapy designed to effectively reduce chronic pain. The therapy is a type of spinal cord stimulation (SCS), called...

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