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Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »

'Parents are playing their part in this too' – How childhood is shrinking and anxiety is rising

30-day challenge: students at Bishopstown Community School in Cork with teacher Alan White. Picture by Mark Condren ‘Parents are playing their part in this too’ – How childhood is shrinking and anxiety is rising Independent.ie It’s a sign of the times that in today’s schools, building emotional resilience and giving children the skills to cope… Read More »