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The diet that’s shrinking your brain

The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having a devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 kilocalories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and soft drink — compared to what they… Read More »

This Is What Your Brain Looks Like with PTSD

alexkich/Shutterstock Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is distressingly common: The nonprofit organization PTSD United notes that “70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced some type of traumatic event at least once in their lives.” And the condition seems to bring about permanent changes in how the brain functions, say researchers. PTSD is… Read More »