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Studies find diet has significant effect on mental health

Medscape reported that “diet quality can have a significant effect on mental health outcomes and may potentially have a role in preventing and treating such common illnesses as depression and anxiety,” according to research¬†published in the journal PLoS One. Continue reading

Smoking pot hastens onset of mental illness

This headline is not a new one, but another study reminds us that smoking marijuana has been linked with an increased risk of mental illness. Now researchers are saying that when pot smokers do become mentally ill, the disease starts significantly earlier in life than it would if they didn’t smoke pot. Continue reading