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Study finds topsoil is key harbinger of lead exposure risks for children

Tracking lead levels in soil over time is critical for cities to determine lead contamination risks for their youngest and most vulnerable residents, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study, which focuses on New Orleans but could serve as a model for cities… Read More »

Diet and Depression: What You Eat Can Help Improve Mood, New Study Finds : The Salt – NPR

Enlarge this image Depression symptoms dropped significantly in a group of young adults who ate a Mediterranean-style diet for three weeks. It’s the latest study to show that food can influence mental health. Claudia Totir/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Claudia Totir/Getty Images There’s fresh evidence that eating a healthy diet, one that includes plenty… Read More »

NIH Awards $3 Million to Study Cannabidiol for Pain Relief

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced that it will grant nine new research awards, totaling approximately $ 3 million, to study the potential pain-relieving properties of cannabidiol (CBD) and other non-psychoactive components of cannabis. “The treatment of chronic pain has relied heavily… Read More »