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Scientists find evidence of link between diesel exhaust, risk of Parkinson’s

Caroline Seydel A new UCLA study in zebrafish has identified the process by which air pollution can damage brain cells, potentially contributing to Parkinson’s disease. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Toxicological Sciences, the findings show that chemicals in diesel exhaust can trigger the toxic buildup of a protein in the brain called alpha-synuclein, which is commonly seen in people with the disease. Previous studies have revealed that people living… Read More »

Coronavirus Lock Down, Bad Dreams and Bad Sleep

Even under “normal” circumstances, 75% of Americans reported experiencing stress in the past month that resulted in sleepless nights at least once. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, stress levels are peaking for many, with 88% of workers surveyed by Human Resource Executive reporting moderate to extreme stress in the last four to… Read More »

Gigi Hadid Got Real About Plastic Surgery and Being Pregnant During Fashion Week

Gigi Hadid opened up about being pregnant during Fashion Week and people thinking she got fillers. Gigi said she has never “injected anything” into her face. Gigi and Zayn Malik are expecting their first child in September. So Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik are expecting their first child together, and the baby is reportedly due… Read More »

15 Things the Red Cross Wants You to Know

Red Cross reps dish on the things they wish people knew, from preparing to give blood to responding to disasters. They do way more than host blood drives Let’s be honest: “When people think about the Red Cross, they usually think of the organization responding to large disasters like hurricanes or hosting blood drives in… Read More »

Is the Pandemic Sparking Suicide?

The mental health toll of the coronavirus pandemic is only beginning to show itself, and it is too early to predict the scale of the impact. The coronavirus pandemic is an altogether different kind of cataclysm — an ongoing, wavelike, poorly understood threat that seems to be both everywhere and nowhere, a contagion nearly as… Read More »