Psychology CEUs

Student loan interest waiver and 60-day payment suspension: How it will affect your loans

The past few weeks have felt like the longest year many of us have ever lived. And as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, the U.S. government has been responding in a variety of ways. This includes two things that may help you manage your student loan payments: Emergency student…

How smoking, vaping and drug use might increase risks from Covid-19

Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Covid-19 recommendations to specifically target older adults and people with serious underlying medical conditions. They labeled this group as “higher risk.” However, another group of people could be particularly vulnerable to Covid-19 and hasn’t received as much attention: people who smoke,…

How smoking, vaping and drug use might increase risks from Covid-19

Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Covid-19 recommendations to specifically target older adults and people with serious underlying medical conditions. They labeled this group as “higher risk.” However, another group of people could be particularly vulnerable to Covid-19 and hasn’t received as much attention: people who smoke,…

Everything you need to know about CBD oil

Cannabidiol (CBD) is an oil derived from the cannabis plant. Possible health benefits include reducing inflammation and pain. However, it is not legal in all states, and there may also be some risks. In June 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the prescription use of Epidiolex, a purified form of…

Ultrasound can temporarily increase mood, study suggests

A study recently published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests that targeting a region of the prefrontal cortex with transcranial focused ultrasound (tFUS) — a new ultrasound technique — may temporarily elevate mood. The findings could both open the door to further mood-enhancing techniques and support further research into consciousness.…