Category: Health

Effects of Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Remain Evasive

According to NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse, animal research suggests that the body’s neural system receptors play a role in controlling the brain’s maturation, particularly in the development of emotional responses. Thus, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol …

The Pandemic, New Mothers, and Postpartum Depression

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about various changes in the ways people navigate their communities and social networks. Social distancing and sheltering in place have left many individuals feeling anxious, depressed, or hopeless as their …