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Social media’s impact on our mental health.

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Study examines adult health and behavior of chronic child sexual abuse survivors

Chronic experiences are more likely to lead to adverse health and life achievement outcomes in adults than single instances of childhood sexual trauma.

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Where you live can affect your ability to conceive

People who live in socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods are about 20% less likely to conceive in any given menstrual cycle compared with people living in neighborhoods with more resources.

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Houston residents’ chemical exposure increased post-Hurricane Harvey

Researchers recorded exposures to 162 different chemicals, including pesticides, flame retardants, industrial compounds, phthalates and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

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Zoom-based mindfulness group proves feasible intervention for post-cancer sexual health

Without intervention there are a lot of people who are just out there dealing with post-cancer sexual health, feeling like they’re alone.

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COVID-19 increases risk of psychiatric diagnoses in the months after infection, OSU study finds

The study found that COVID-19 patients had a roughly 25% increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder in the four months following their infection, compared with people who had other types of respiratory tract infections.