Mental Health

Find articles on stress, phobias and schizophrenia. This section offers information on a range of mental health issues.

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Ears are truly extraordinary organs and hearing is a fascinating process. Ears pick up all the sounds around you and then translate this information into a form your brain can understand.

By Tom Harris

Nasal decongestants help many of us get through the workday while we're sick. But why would they be addictive?

What causes smell? When I walk into a bakery, I smell the bread. What actually has happened? Do objects give off pieces of matter? What has entered my nose to cause the sensation of smell?

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Snoring is not only frustrating for others trying to sleep, but it can also signal heath problems or sleep apnea.

Light is what drives life. It’s hard to imagine our world and life without it. The sensing of light by living things is almost universal. Find out all about the amazing inner workings of the human eye.

By Carl Bianco, M.D.