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Brain areas involved in seeking information about bad possibilities

The term “doomscrolling” describes the act of endlessly scrolling through bad news on social media and reading every worrisome tidbit that pops up, a habit that unfortunately seems to have become common during the COVID-19 pandemic. The biology of our brains may play a role in that. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in… Read More »

What We Know About ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Season 7, Because Yes, It’s Actually Happening This Year

We have a good *checks calendar* THREE WEEKS until summer officially arrives, which means the producers at ABC are hard at work making sure Bachelor in Paradise actually happens this year. Yes, the 2020 BiP season was scrapped because we were smack-dab in the middle of the pandemic, but now that there’s light at the… Read More »

Who cares about a ‘bikini body’? Meet the sea swimmers who say their hobby has banished any body hang-ups

There’s a secret that many women who swim regularly know. It’s that the longer you spend in a piece of Lycra, the less you care about what your body looks like. s more and more women have taken to the waves and to rivers and lakes all over the country, it’s not so much a… Read More »

Preeclampsia: Everything You Need to Know about This High-Risk Pregnancy Complication

Although it’s relatively uncommon, affecting just 3.4 percent of pregnancies in the U.S. each year, preeclampsia is a complication that can have serious long-term health effects for mom and baby. The condition is characterized primarily by higher-than-normal blood pressure during pregnancy, and may also involve elevated levels of protein in urine and a decrease in… Read More »