November 2, 2020

Outcome of 2016 US election associated with poorer mental health in Clinton voters


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There were 54.6 million more days of poor mental health among adults in states that voted for Hillary Clinton in December 2016, compared to October 2016, according to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. No such increase in poor mental health following the 2016 US election was observed in states that voted for Donald Trump. The increase in average number of poor mental health days per person in Clinton-voting states largely persisted in the six months after the election.

Comparing states in which Trump had received the most votes with

Stressed out? These stress-reducing foods could help


Are you feeling more stressed out than usual? For Stress Awareness Week, Health Coach and Mindfulness Teacher Louise Murray reveals 12 stress-reducing foods that may help you to stress a little less and live a little more

It’s safe to say Britons may have started this week slightly more stressed-out than usual, given the Prime Minister’s Lockdown 2.0 announcement on Saturday evening – which is ironic considering it’s Stress Awareness Week…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a second national lockdown for England that will start on Thursday 5th of November, in order to prevent a ‘medical and