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Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »

This Guy Got Sober, Had a 40-Pound Weight Loss Transformation, and Changed His Life

Bryant Mettler, 46, turned around a drinking problem, dropped more than 40 pounds, and changed his life. Here, Mettler—who is now sober—shares his incredible transformation story. I played soccer and basketball in high school, but I gave up organized sports in college, after my now-wife and I had a daughter at the age of 19.… Read More »

China could lift life expectancy by nearly three years if it meets WHO smog standards: study

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according a new study from a U.S. research group. FILE PHOTO – A chimney is seen in front of residential buildings during a polluted day in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province,… Read More »