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What “Hanger” Does to Your Brain and Behavior

The health communications field is overflowing with medical terms and slang. It is essential that as health communicators, we educate the general public about such terms so they can make informed health decisions. One of the slang terms that recently found its way to the Oxford English Dictionary's list for word of the year is the term hanger. Being "hangry" can be defined as a feeling or showing anger caused by hunger (it's a clever combination of hungry and angry-and we do love… [Read More]
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