Toxic Air Pollution Particles Found In Human Brains

Flickr Images Toxic nanoparticles from air pollution have been discovered in human brains in “abundant” quantities, a newly published study reveals. Air pollution is a global health crisis that kills more people than malaria and HIV/Aids combined and it has long been linked to lung and heart disease and strokes. But research is [...]

Depression Isn’t Just a Health Crisis, It’s an Economic Disaster

Depression is a master of procrastination. The disease, which the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates afflicts 350 million people worldwide, can reduce productivity in individuals by as much as one-third. It’s an issue that researchers from Tufts Medical School this week determined costs the U.S. a whopping $44 billion per year in lost wages.  - Abby [...]