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How bullying affects the brain

New research from King's College London identifies a possible mechanism that shows how bullying may influence the structure of the adolescent brain, suggesting the effects of constantly being bullied are more than just psychological.

Dec 12, 2018
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Six safety tips to avoid salmonella this Thanksgiving

You risk getting sick if you've already purchased a Thanksgiving turkey contaminated by salmonella but haven't started to thaw the frozen bird, said Darin Detwiler, an assistant teaching professor of food policy at Northeastern.

Nov 20, 2018
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Why bigotry is a public health problem

Over a decade ago, I wrote a piece for a psychiatric journal entitled "Is Bigotry a Mental Illness?" At the time, some psychiatrists were advocating making "pathological bigotry" or pathological bias – essentially, bias ...

Nov 21, 2018
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