Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental illness can be deadly during heat waves

For one devastating week in June of 2021, parts of western North America reached almost 50°C. The consequences of the extreme heat event went far beyond discomfort. In British Columbia, Canada—one of the hardest hit regions—1,649 ...


Study first to show statewide cannabis-related deaths in Florida

In the United States, 49.6 million Americans ages 12 and older used cannabis or marijuana in 2020. More than 5.4 million Americans are medical cannabis patients. In Florida alone, where medical cannabis has been legal since ...


Does lifetime exposure to estrogen affect risk of stroke?

People with a higher cumulative estrogen exposure throughout their life may have a lower risk of stroke, according to a new study published in the February 1, 2023, online issue of Neurology. The lower risk was found for ...

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