Study: Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts Among Kids Doubled in 7 Years

Study: Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts Among Kids Doubled in 7 Years

New research finds the number of school-age children and adolescents hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or attempts has more than doubled from 2008 to 2015. Seasonal trends and gender variations were also discovered. The study looked at trends in emergency room and inpatient encounters for suicide ideation and attempts in children ages 5-17 years at U.S. […]

Surgeon general helps patient with medical emergency aboard Delta flight

Surgeon general helps patient with medical emergency aboard Delta flight

Surgeon general helps patient with medical emergency aboard Delta flight  New York Daily News When the Delta crew asked if there was a doctor on board, they got a yes — from the surgeon general  Washington Examiner US Surgeon General helps save passenger’s life aboard flight headed to Atlanta  WFAA.com U.S. Surgeon General on Twitter: “On my @Delta […]

Physical exercise may worsen dementia, says study

Physical exercise may worsen dementia, says study

Physical exercises do not slow down mental decline in people already diagnosed with dementia, and can even make it worse, according to a new study published on Thursday. A team of UK researchers wrote in the British Medical Journal that they do not recommend moderate to high intensity exercise as a treatment option for dementia. Dementia is […]

Dementia: Exercise may not slow development of condition researchers claim

Dementia: Exercise may not slow development of condition researchers claim

Dementia signs and symptoms tend to appear in later life, when your risk of developing the condition rises. You are also more at risk from the condition if you are overweight, have high blood pressure or have high cholesterol, among other factors. Your risk is also increased by factors you can’t control, such as whether […]

Why I'm Tired Of Mental Health Awareness Events

Why I'm Tired Of Mental Health Awareness Events

This is Mental Health Awareness Week. The necessity of such an event is without question. Despite the anti-stigma charity Time to Change showing improving attitudes in over four million people in the UK between 2008 and 2016, misconceptions about mental health still exist amongst the general public. Royals, celebrities, and activists like myself who’ve had […]

Lyme Disease Is Scary and on the Rise – Here's How to Protect Yourself

Lyme Disease Is Scary and on the Rise – Here's How to Protect Yourself

An honest look at the ways women are taking care of their minds and bodies in 2018. * Earlier this month, the CDC announced that illnesses caused by mosquito, tick and flea bites tripled between 2004 and 2016. Diseases from ticks, in particular, are popping up in new regions around the country. The number of reported cases of […]

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Surgeon General Jerome Adams responded to a medical emergency while on board a flight going to Mississippi. He is the 20th Surgeon General of the United States.   ( Alex Wong | Getty Images ) A Delta flight was getting ready to take off from the runway when passengers were made aware of a medical […]

First responders getting tool for opioid overdoses

First responders getting tool for opioid overdoses

TUSCUMBIA — Jimmy Looney said there is nothing more helpless than being on the scene of an overdose and not being able to do anything but wait for an ambulance to arrive. “You know they have overdosed; you see all the signs, and there is nothing you can do but wait,” said Looney, commander of the […]

Ebola Case In Urban Area Leaves Experts Worried About The Outbreak's 'New Phase'

Ebola Case In Urban Area Leaves Experts Worried About The Outbreak's 'New Phase'

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola in Wangata, one of the health zones of the regional capital of Mbandaka ― which is home to over 1 million people.  The World Health Organization had reported two probable Ebola cases in Wangata earlier this week, affecting two brothers who were returning from a […]

Former students recount decades of disturbing behavior by USC gynecologist

Former students recount decades of disturbing behavior by USC gynecologist

Former students recount decades of disturbing behavior by USC gynecologist  Los Angeles Times Former USC doctor accused of inappropriately touching students  fox5sandiego.com USC Confirms Misconduct Investigation Into Longtime Gynecologist  NBC Bay Area USC Says A Gynecologist Was Allowed To See Students Despite Years Of Complaints  BuzzFeed News Full coverage Source link

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