Health informatics

US gun homicides drop slightly after pandemic peak

The rate of firearm homicides in the United States decreased in 2022, the first drop seen since a sharp increase emerged early in the pandemic, public health officials reported.


Alcohol in social media linked to problem drinking

A University of Queensland study published in Addiction highlights a direct link between young people's exposure to alcohol-related social media content and problem drinking.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Q&A: Post-traumatic growth—how to flourish after a PTSD diagnosis

No caring person would wish post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—or the likely terrifying event that led to it—on anyone. But for those people who develop the mental health condition and find treatment, the skills and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why some military veterans may be more at-risk of PTSD symptoms

Service members deployed to conflict zones may be at greater risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder if they were physically, emotionally or sexually abused in childhood. This, along with other findings from a new ...

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