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Study: 1 in 5 teens reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence

Study: 1 in 5 teens reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence

Deep sleep can calm and reset the anxious brain

Deep sleep can calm and reset the anxious brain

Study shows how stories in memory perpetuate the continued influence of misinformation

Study shows how stories in memory perpetuate the continued influence of misinformation

UCLA team finds that the brain processes fear differently after traumatic brain injury

UCLA team finds that the brain processes fear differently after traumatic brain injury

Communication key in open relationships

Communication key in open relationships

Mother's warmth and acceptance may help prevent teens from entering into abusive relationships

Mother's warmth and acceptance may help prevent teens from entering into abusive relationships

Behavioral, social, and biomedical strategies essential to end HIV epidemic in the US

Behavioral, social, and biomedical strategies essential to end HIV epidemic in the US

Youth with psychosis spectrum disorders have distinct brain region alterations

Youth with psychosis spectrum disorders have distinct brain region alterations

Research shows health and pleasure are not necessarily in conflict

Research shows health and pleasure are not necessarily in conflict

Boozing leads to small brains or people with small brains drink more?

Boozing leads to small brains or people with small brains drink more?

Measuring gaze patterns of children watching movies can help detect autism

Measuring gaze patterns of children watching movies can help detect autism

Narcissistic traits can lower stress levels and reduce chances of depression

Narcissistic traits can lower stress levels and reduce chances of depression

Parental marijuana use can influence child's substance use and well-being

Parental marijuana use can influence child's substance use and well-being

NSU study points to another potential connection between sleep and overall good health

NSU study points to another potential connection between sleep and overall good health

Parental depression may increase kids' risk for later physical health problems

Parental depression may increase kids' risk for later physical health problems

Socially housed and isolated mice may be poor research models for humans

Socially housed and isolated mice may be poor research models for humans

Infant formula containing MFGM contributes to beneficial cognitive, respiratory health outcomes

Infant formula containing MFGM contributes to beneficial cognitive, respiratory health outcomes

Metacognitive therapy significantly reduces risk of relapse

Metacognitive therapy significantly reduces risk of relapse

As vaping devices evolve, new potential hazards scrutinized

As vaping devices evolve, new potential hazards scrutinized

Risk factors for unemployment with multiple sclerosis vary by age, study finds

Risk factors for unemployment with multiple sclerosis vary by age, study finds