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What’s a diagnosis about? COVID-19 and beyond

By MICHEL ACCAD Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Graunt, commonly regarded as the father of epidemiology.  His major published work, Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, called attention to the death statistics published weekly in London beginning in the late 16th century.  Graunt was skeptical of how… Read More »

What to know about anorexia

In fact, alarmingly little is known about this mental health disorder; the mental health disorder with the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorders [1]. Because anorexia is often coupled with unhealthy perceptions, thoughts, and self-controlled behaviors, one of the most common treatment options is therapy. While anorexia itself is not commonly treated with… Read More »

Get Excited about the Brain!

A coloring and activity book for kids ages 8-12 Did you know the human brain generates enough electricity to power a small lightbulb? This free, printable coloring and activity book for children ages 8-12 features exciting facts about the human brain and mental health. Download and print the PDF version today! New Links on MedlinePlus