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Physical Activity Tied to Less Depression in Young Children Free

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity is associated with fewer depression symptoms even in elementary-school-aged children, according to an observational study in Pediatrics.

Synthetic Cannabinoid ID'd as Cause of Brooklyn Zombification Free

The drug responsible for an emergency last summer in Brooklyn has been identified as a synthetic cannabinoid called "AMB-FUBINACA," the New England Journal of Medicine reports.

Overall Use of Illicit Substances Down Among Teens Free

Fewer adolescents are using drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol than in the past, according to results from the NIH-funded Monitoring the Future annual survey.


Guidelines on Deliberate Self-Harm Free

Guidance from Australia and New Zealand applies to a broader population of patients who engage in self-harm, with or without lethal intent.