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Nature Deficit Disorder?

Nature Deficit Disorder?

Doctors in Scotland can now prescribe nature to their patients There is a whole leaflet of nature prescription suggestions that accompanies the program, filled with amusing, charming, sometimes seemingly off-kilter suggestions: February, you can make a...

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong

Despite weight being the number one reason children are bullied at school, America’s institutions of public health continue to pursue policies perfectly designed to inflame the cruelty. TV and billboard campaigns still use slogans like “Too much screen time,...

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

“Gaming disorder” included in WHO’s 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) The last version of the ICD was completed in 1992, with the new guide due to be published in 2018. It will suggest that abnormal gaming behaviour should be in evidence over a...

Know the Signs, Find the Words

Know the Signs, Find the Words

PAIN ISN’T ALWAYS OBVIOUS Every day in California friends, family and co-workers struggle with emotional pain. And, for some, it’s too difficult to talk about the pain, thoughts of suicide and the need for help. Though the warning signs can be subtle, they are there....

Food helps to forge connections and communicate

Food helps to forge connections and communicate

Food helps to forge connections and communicate – with friends, enemies and oneself Say it with noodles: on learning to speak the language of food Originally published in Catapult An intimate and beautifully wrought comic on the language of food and the ways...

Take Your Pills – our devotion to Adderall

Take Your Pills – our devotion to Adderall

Every generation has found a way to try to enhance their performance. “You want to be beautiful and you want to have amazing grades and Adderall just sews it all up for you” Take Your Pills launches on Netflix on 16 March...

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