Biodiversity may benefit mental health by affecting gut bacteria

Intuitively, we know that living in excessively polluted, built-up areas cannot be good for our health and that breathing in the fresh air of natural spaces must be healthful. But the impact of green spaces on overall health in general and on mental health, specifically, has been the subject of much recent research. Older studiesTrusted Source have suggested […]

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Early Questions For Trail Blazers: Health, Bench And Road Strength

Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside dunks in front of Phoenix Suns forward Frank Kaminsky … [+] ASSOCIATED PRESS The Portland Trail Blazers kick off the 2019-20 season Wednesday with a home game against Denver, the team they beat in a classic seven-game playoff series last season. The season is a milestone one for the Blazers, […]

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How caste affects public health services

India is investing significantly into providing universal health services to its citizens but a new study suggests that these services may be far from equitable. Sobin George, in a study published in the Economic and Political Weekly, explores how caste impacts the interaction between public health service providers and patients. To show this, he conducts a […]

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Detox Destinations: The Best Health And Wellness Retreats

There are outstanding health and wellness retreats around the world waiting to help you reset and recharge your busy life while soothing your soul, pampering your body, refreshing your mind and maintaining optimal health. Whether you are into yoga, meditation, swimming, eating healthy, hiking, spas, reiki, hydrotherapy, stress management or spiritual and holistic detox, there […]

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Time spent on smartphones isn’t damaging teens’ mental health, study shows

In the last decade, many commentators have expressed concern over how much time we spend using technology and its effects on mental health. This is particularly an issue with younger people, who can experience high rates of cyberbullying and can have adverse reactions to social media. However, teens themselves don’t necessarily agree, with surveys showing they are aware […]

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Making Gun Violence A “Mental Health” Issue Will Only Cause More Harm, Experts Say

Shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, left more than 30 people dead over the weekend. On Monday morning, President Trump blamed two sources: mental illness and “hatred.” But experts tell Bustle that people who commit mass shootings and terrorist acts aren’t aren’t automatically people with mental illness, and assuming that they are will make it harder […]

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Mental health days: How teens changed the law in Oregon

Students in Oregon will be able to take mental health days in the same way they would take sick days under a new law. It’s after four teenagers successfully campaigned for the American state to introduce the legislation. Pupils will be able to have up to five days off every three months for “issues with […]

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Tredegar health centre: Park land sale could boost £10m project

Part of a public park could be sold to a health board developing a £10m health and wellbeing centre. The so-called “super surgery” on the site of the former Tredegar General Hospital would take over land currently used for sport at Bedwellty Park. Blaenau Gwent council officers say most people welcomed the plans in consultation, […]

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