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Fragile X syndrome: What to know

Fragile X syndrome, also called Martin-Bell syndrome, is an inherited genetic disorder that can cause intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as social and behavioral problems. Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability, affecting an estimated 1.4 in 10,000 males and 0.9 in 10,000 females,…

What happens when you mix weed and alcohol?

People often use alcohol and weed together. Both drugs have similar effects on the body and mind, including drowsiness, slowed reflexes, and changes in judgment and time perception. Combining weed and alcohol can increase the effects of both drugs and cause adverse reactions. The combination can also lead people to…

What to know about abandonment issues

Abandonment issues arise when an individual has a strong fear of losing loved ones. A fear of abandonment is a form of anxiety. It often begins in childhood when a child experiences a traumatic loss. Children who go through this experience may then begin to fear losing other important people…

‘Women my age tend to drink — it’s normal’

Women aged 50-70 are more likely than younger women to consume alcohol at levels that exceed low risk drinking guidelines — and most think that’s just perfectly fine. New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found that despite the potential health risks of exceeding national drinking guidelines, many middle-aged and…

Without iPhones Can German Education Save Kids From Screens?

From giant storefront LED signs to devices that fit in the palm of your hand, we have assimilated screens of every kind. Yet from selfies that spoil the restorative effect of nature to heavy social media use that makes us lonelier than ever, screen invasion can affect self–image, the way we communicate with…