As I’ve been seeing more of the world’s countries legalize drugs like cannabis, I can’t help but think about all the other addictive substances and behaviors people are already addicted to. I feel like legalizing less harmful drugs can be a good thing for other social reasons(especially harsh criminal sentencing), but substance abuse is still […]

Can you predict whether a child will develop anxiety or depression based on a brain scan at birth? A study published this February in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry examined connections between the amygdalae and other areas of the brain to find correlations between those connections and possible symptoms of anxiety […]

I would love to believe that I knew my son better than anyone, that I knew everything about him. I would love to tell you that. But I didn’t. For 12 years, I didn’t get to know him. Dylan Barmache, a non-verbal 16-year-old with autism, was unknown even to his mom before he developed the […]