Controversy continues over ’13 Reasons Why’ and adolescent suicide

After its release in 2017, the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” spurred controversy over concerns that its portrayal of a teenage girl’s suicide could increase suicide contagion among adolescents. Though a much-publicized 2019 study found a contagion effect among boys, a subsequent reanalysis of that data by the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the […]

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New Study Shows Healthy Sleep Habits Help Lower Risk of Heart Failure by 42%

Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns—those who are morning risers, sleeping 7-8 hours a day with no frequent insomnia—experienced a 42% reduction in the risk of heart failure compared to those with unhealthy sleep patterns. And this remains the case regardless of other risk factors, according to new research published by the American Heart Association […]

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