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Teens Are Getting Into Vapes and Weed, Losing Interest in Booze and Other Drugs

Teens Are Getting Into Vapes and Weed, Losing Interest in Booze and Other Drugs

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Teens have been using less and less drugs over the past few decades, with two important exceptions, new research this week suggests. Reported levels of drug use have declined for most substances since the early 1990s, the study found, but rates of cannabis use and vaping have gone up. The findings also …

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Professor Joanna Moncrieff, pictured, a consultant psychiatrist at University College London, has led a team of researchers who have disproved the long-held believe of a link between low serotonin levels and depression

Joanne Moncrieff of University College London ‘disproves link between low serotonin and depression

Antidepressants do work, insist top doctors as they hit back at bombshell study  Top psychiatrists have rounded on the authors of a bombshell study which cast doubts on the effectiveness of antidepressants, labelling the findings ‘absurd’ and ‘grossly exaggerated.’ Last week, researchers at University College London said they had disproved a theory dating back to the …

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Professor Joanna Moncrieff, pictured, a consultant psychiatrist at University College London, has led a team of researchers who have disproved the long-held believe of a link between low serotonin levels and depression

Joanne Moncrieff of University College London ‘disproves link between low serotonin and depression

Antidepressants do work, insist top doctors as they hit back at bombshell study  Top psychiatrists have rounded on the authors of a bombshell study which cast doubts on the effectiveness of antidepressants, labelling the findings ‘absurd’ and ‘grossly exaggerated.’ Last week, researchers at University College London said they had disproved a theory dating back to the …

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Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS as it’s also known. The problem is very common, and is often linked to eating certain foods. Sufferers can experience abdominal pain, as well as constipation, diarrhoea and bloating

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get awful stomach pain and sickness so often?

Every three to four weeks I get a terrible stomach ache, with sickness and other distressing digestive problems. I’ve had scans, but they come back normal. I’ve tried liquid diets, but they don’t help. What could be wrong? Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS …

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How to Get Vaccinated, Tested and Treated for Monkeypox

How to Get Vaccinated, Tested and Treated for Monkeypox

The monkeypox outbreak continues to swell across the globe, leading the World Health Organization on Saturday to declare it a public health emergency of international concern. The designation means that a coordinated international response is needed to prevent the virus from spreading further and may push member countries to invest more funding in vaccines, treatments …

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Polio live oral vaccine: Here's why the US stopped using it years ago

Polio live oral vaccine: Here’s why the US stopped using it years ago

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An unvaccinated Rockland County, N.Y., resident exposed to an individual who received an oral poliovirus vaccine contracted the neurological disease and is now paralyzed, according to Rockland County and New York State Health Officials on Thursday, as Fox News Digital reported earlier. The case raises the issue …

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‘Never seen a virus that behaves this way’: Why COVID refuses to give us a break

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News National Health Canada ‘The world is discovering SARS-CoV-2 isn’t behaving with neat, predictable, winter-bound waves like the flu, but with multiple rollers that are coming faster’ Publishing date: Jul 23, 2022  •  12 hours ago  •  8 minute read  •  596 Comments A pedestrian strolls through Toronto’s Yonge and Dundas area …

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Hoping for a breakthrough, the search for answers on long Covid continues

Hoping for a breakthrough, the search for answers on long Covid continues

A new US study is the latest to identify several factors that make some people more susceptible to long Covid than others. Yet with millions around the globe experiencing debilitating symptoms weeks or months after first being infected, the medical establishment does not yet understand why.  Patients who have been obese at some point prior to …

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Scientists are narrowing in on why some people keep avoiding Covid. BA.5 could end that luck.

Scientists are narrowing in on why some people keep avoiding Covid. BA.5 could end that luck.

A majority of people in the U.S have had Covid-19 at least once — likely more than 70% of the country, White House Covid-19 Response Coordinator Ashish Jha said on Thursday, citing data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many have been infected multiple times. In a preprint study looking at 257,000 U.S. veterans …

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Hamilton County classified 'high' COVID-19 community level

Hamilton County classified ‘high’ COVID-19 community level

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have classified Hamilton County as having “High” COVID-19 community spread. The CDC looks at the combination of three metrics — new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 population in the past seven days, the percent of staffed inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients, and total new COVID-19 cases per …

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