Anorexia Can Lead to Dramatic Changes in Brain Structure, New Study Shows

A devastating and potentially deadly eating disorder, anorexia nervosa exerts its toll on the body. However, a new study also highlights the impact of a lack of sufficient nutrition can have on the brain, by reducing critical measures of brain structure and health. Based on a total of 1,648 female brain scans (685 with anorexia … Read more

Large Study Found a Strange Link Between Eating Fish And Skin Cancer

More than 3 billion people around the world rely on fish for food. Fish are a favored source of proteins and healthy fats in highly recommended diets, like Mediterranean and Nordic. But new research suggests that as with all things, too much good fish could also be a bad thing. A large, long-term study of … Read more

Large Study Found a Strange Link Between Eating Fish And Skin Cancer

More than 3 billion people around the world rely on fish for food. Fish are a favored source of proteins and healthy fats in highly recommended diets, like Mediterranean and Nordic. But new research suggests that as with all things, too much good fish could also be a bad thing. A large, long-term study of … Read more

Rural residents at a disadvantage with mental health services | Local News

The sea of ​​dark purple on a map of Illinois counties told a concerning story. Most of the counties were dark purple, indicating a shortage of mental and behavioral health providers in those areas. Only a handful of counties, mostly in Cook County and the collar counties, had no shortage or partial shortages. But it’s … Read more

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Probably Won’t Flip After All, Scientists Predict

Our planet’s protective shell isn’t quite what it used to be. Over the past two centuries its magnetic strength has taken a nosedive, and nobody has the foggiest idea why. At the same time, a concerning soft-spot in the field called the South Atlantic Anomaly has blistered over the Atlantic ocean, and has already proven … Read more

College athletes push mental health to the forefront | Sport

Cailin Bracken arrived at Vanderbilt to play lacrosse already well aware of the importance of athlete mental health. She knew of at least two female college athletes, including one from near where she grew up, who had taken their own lives. Bracken was overwhelmed by college life, especially when she had to isolate upon testing … Read more

No mass shooters used guns from the internet or gun shows, Rubio says :: WRAL.com

By Yacob Reyes, PolitiFact reporter Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said stringent gun regulations would not prevent crimes like the May 24 shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “There hasn’t been a single of these mass shootings that have been purchased at a gun show or on the internet,” Rubio said on May 25. “If people want to … Read more