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Bombshell, Victoria’s Secret’s Bestselling Fragrance, Also Happens to Repel Mosquitoes | Mental Floss

Bombshell, Victoria’s Secret’s Bestselling Fragrance, Also Happens to Repel Mosquitoes | Mental Floss

Today is National Relaxation Day, so you have a great excuse to take it easy. Here’s how science can help you have the most laid-back day of the year. 1. Get a house or office plant. Spending time in nature improves your overall wellbeing, but […]

Trump wants to bring back mental institutions to address mass shootings – CBS News

Trump wants to bring back mental institutions to address mass shootings – CBS News

President Trump says he wants to reopen mental institutions as a way to address mass shootings, an idea he pushed twice Thursday and has floated before.  The president’s insistence that mental illness is the cause of mass shootings has disconcerted mental health professionals who insist […]

Bali holiday nightmare: Australian model says police threatened her over mental health medication | 7NEWS.com.au

Bali holiday nightmare: Australian model says police threatened her over mental health medication | 7NEWS.com.au

An Australian model has told of a four-day hell locked up in a Bali police station for taking prescription medicine with her on holiday. Instagram influencer Tori Ann Lyla Hunter claims she was threatened with five years’ jail but told she could avoid being locked […]

Transgender youth: My daughter needs mental health care — not hormones

Transgender youth: My daughter needs mental health care — not hormones

My daughter thinks she’s transgender. Her public school undermined my efforts to help her. Jay Keck Opinion contributor Published 12:13 PM EDT Aug 12, 2019 In April 2016, my then 14-year-old daughter became convinced that she was my son. In my attempt to help her, […]

Mental illness isn’t main driver of mass shootings, experts say – CBS News

Mental illness isn’t main driver of mass shootings, experts say – CBS News

President Donald Trump’s focus on “mentally ill monsters” oversimplifies the role of mental illness in public mass shootings and downplays the ease with which Americans can get firearms, experts said. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” Mr. Trump said Monday as […]

Top Scientist Quits USDA, Says Trump Admin Tried to Bury Study Linking Climate and Nutrition

Top Scientist Quits USDA, Says Trump Admin Tried to Bury Study Linking Climate and Nutrition

By Jessica Corbett The exodus of federal scientists in the era of President Donald Trump continued Friday as 62-year-old plant physiologist Lewis Ziska left the U.S. Department of Agriculture “over the Trump administration’s efforts to bury his groundbreaking study about how rice loses nutrients due […]

WALSH: It’s Not Guns Or Mental Illness. The Problem Is Deeper Than That.  | Daily Wire

WALSH: It’s Not Guns Or Mental Illness. The Problem Is Deeper Than That. | Daily Wire

In reaction to the horrific mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, this weekend, many people on both sides have been engaged in the same game of slogan-shouting and cliche-spewing that always follows these kinds of things. One side says guns are the […]

Heavy metal music may have a bad reputation, but it has numerous mental health benefits for fans

Heavy metal music may have a bad reputation, but it has numerous mental health benefits for fans

Summary: Heavy metal music may have a bad reputation, but a new study reveals the music has positive mental health benefits for its fans. Source: The Conversation Due to its extreme sound and aggressive lyrics, heavy metal music is often associated with controversy. Among the […]

The Library of Congress Needs Help Transcribing 16,000 Pages of Suffragist Diaries, Letters, and Documents | Mental Floss

The Library of Congress Needs Help Transcribing 16,000 Pages of Suffragist Diaries, Letters, and Documents | Mental Floss

Don’t believe everything you read—or everything you hear. Unverified but plausible-sounding rumors have been the basis for violent death and destruction throughout history, whether or not the stories had anything to do with the truth. In their book A Colorful History of Popular Delusions, Robert […]

Stark County woman hospitalized, undergoes partial amputations after catching infection from dog saliva

Stark County woman hospitalized, undergoes partial amputations after catching infection from dog saliva

CANTON, Ohio — A local woman was hospitalized for more than 80 days and had multiple limbs partially amputated after catching a severe infection from dog saliva. The last thing Marie Trainer remembers is feeling sick and laying down on the couch.  The Stark county wife […]