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The More Specifics People Have On Potential Dangers, the Less Fearful They Become – Neuroscience News

Summary: Detailed knowledge of probabilities can make dangerous risks seem far less risky, a new study reports. Source: UCSD The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the personal and social importance as well as the challenges of estimating risks. New research from the University of California San Diego sheds light on how people perceive risks, finding that detailed …

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From ageing you quicker than smoking to increasing the risk of dementia by up to 40 per cent, loneliness has been shown to have a crippling effect on our bodies. It can also increase your risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity, as well as cause clinical depression

From raising your risk of diabetes to ageing you quicker than SMOKING: All the dangers of loneliness

Everyone feels lonely from time to time. While the crushing feeling can be isolating, it is far different to chronic loneliness, a rapidly growing problem described as a public health emergency. Its devastating impact on mental well-being — that it raises the risk of depression, anxiety and stress — has been widely known for decades. …

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The Dangers of Being Anti-Vax: Unvaccinated Man Gets Polio in Large NY Orthodox Jewish Community

Rockland County in New York is home to a large Orthodox Jewish community. An unvaccinated young Orthodox man was recently diagnosed with the first case of polio in the United States since 2013, according to the New York Department of Health. According to the New York Jewish Week (https://www.jta.org/2022/07/21/ny/first-us-case-of-polio-in-nearly-a-decade-is-an-orthodox-jewish-man) “Local health officials … said they …

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Polio 101: Signs, symptoms and dangers of an ancient virus

Polio 101: Signs, symptoms and dangers of an ancient virus

Striking children younger than 5 the hardest, the worst form of the virus causes nerve injury that can lead to paralysis, difficulty breathing and death. During 20th century epidemics, the virus often struck in warm summer months, sweeping through towns and cities every year or so. Polio was one of the world’s most feared diseases …

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Dangers Of Aspirin: 7 Health Risks From Taking Drug Regularly, According To Studies

Dangers Of Aspirin: 7 Health Risks From Taking Drug Regularly, According To Studies

Millions of people take over-the-counter aspirin to reduce fevers or relieve headaches on a daily basis. While there are some benefits in taking aspirin, there are also risks involved, especially if taken every day. Some studies find regularly taking aspirin can help protect against illnesses, however others show it actually does more harm than good. …

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