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Horror and anguish are playing out on repeat following the latest mass shooting – and the mental health scars extend far beyond those directly affected

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Yet another community is stricken with grief in the wake of the horrific shooting at Monterey Park, California, on Jan. 21, 2023, that left 11 people dead and 9 more wounded. Families and friends of the victims, as well as those who were injured, are no doubt gripped with grief, anguish and despair.

Climate change trauma has real impacts on cognition and the brain, wildfire survivors study shows

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Psychological trauma from extreme weather and climate events, such as wildfires, can have long-term impacts on survivors' brains and cognitive functioning, especially how they process distractions, my team's new research shows.