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Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds

More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control’s 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System compiled by American Addiction Centers, the rate of binge drinking among veterans… Read More »

Autism is caused by kinks in ‘supporting’ DNA – not specific genes, major study finds

Autism is caused by mutations in ‘supporting’ DNA – not specific genes: Genetic screening of 1,800 families reveals why the disorder has eluded scientists for years US researchers mapped the entire genomes of 1,790 families with one relative who has autism They found mutations in tons of ‘regulatory DNA’, rather than specific genes, influenced the… Read More »