THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Everyday products used for cleaning or freshening the air may release hundreds of hazardous volatile organic compounds, according to new research. Both conventional and “green” products emitted these VOCs in an analysis by the Environmental Working Group, though the green cleaners had lessContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A lot of older adults have digestive diseases that can be debilitating. They can also be linked to loneliness and depression, a new study says. “These conditions are very common in ambulatory care,” said gastroenterologist Dr. Shirley Cohen-Mekelburg, who specializes in problems likeContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — For a needed mood boost, skip social media and strike up an in-person conversation with someone instead. Face-to-face socializing boosts mood more than screen time, a new study finds. People often expect that will be the case, but they don’t always follow thatContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Using both tobacco and marijuana is tied to significantly higher odds for depression and anxiety, a new study suggests. Among nearly 54,000 U.S. adults, those who used both substances experienced anxiety or depression at nearly twice the rate of nonusers, researchers found. “SmokingContinue Reading