Psychology & Psychiatry

Fake news can lead to false memories

Voters may form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if those stories align with their political beliefs, according to research in Psychological Science.

Cardiology

Understanding NFL legend Tedy Bruschi's 'mini-stroke'

It was a frighteningly familiar scenario for football legend Tedy Bruschi. "Around 10:30 a.m. on July 4th I lost use of my left arm," the former New England Patriot wrote Monday on Instagram. "I then tried to speak and realized ...

Oncology & Cancer

U.S. agencies probing Johnson & Johnson over asbestos in talc

(HealthDay)—Johnson & Johnson is being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over possible asbestos contamination of the company's baby powder and other talc-based products.

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer testing: has the bubble burst?

In 2010, I wrote a free book on prostate cancer testing with two colleagues, Alex Barratt (an epidemiologist) and Martin Stockler (a clinical oncologist), Let sleeping dogs lie? What men should know before getting tested ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to talk with kids about traumatic events

When terrible events, such as the terrorist events days ago in New York and New Jersey, following the attacks in Nice, France, and Orlando, Florida, occur, children and adolescents can become emotionally unsettled.

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