Salad, soda and socioeconomic status: Mapping a social determinant of health in Seattle

Seattle residents who live in waterfront neighborhoods tend to have healthier diets compared to those who live along Interstate-5 and Aurora Avenue, according to new research on social disparities. The study used local data to model food consumption patterns by city block. Weekly servings of salad and soda served as proxies for diet quality.

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Bioethicists call for oversight of consumer ‘neurotechnologies’ with unproven benefits

The marketing of consumer ‘neurotechnologies’ can be enticing: apps that diagnose a mental state, and brain devices that improve cognition or ‘read’ one’s emotional state. However, many of these increasingly popular products aren’t fully supported by science and have little to no regulatory oversight, which poses potential health risks to the public. Two bioethicists suggest the creation of a working group that would further study, monitor, and provide guidance for this growing industry — which is expected to top $3 billion by 2020.

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Truro nonprofit group helps create outlets for those with mental health issues – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Truro nonprofit group helps create outlets for those with mental health issues  TheChronicleHerald.ca

You don’t usually think of the concept of “branding” when it comes to coping with mental health issues, but the team at the Outsider Insight Project wants its …

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Understanding others’ struggles with mental health – Drexel University The Triangle Online

Understanding others’ struggles with mental health  Drexel University The Triangle Online

Whether it’s through a friend, family member, personal experience or the news, most college students have encountered mental health issues. Mental health …

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Paris Jackson has been ‘struggling’ with mental health ‘for some time’ – Daily Local News

Paris Jackson has been ‘struggling’ with mental health ‘for some time’  Daily Local News

Paris Jackson had reportedly been “struggling for some time” with her mental health before she took a break to work on her wellbeing.

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