Discover How Depression can be defeated

Read the articles and see our videos

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs limited screen time for their kids

Seth Wenig / Reuters Interviews with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and other tech elites consistently reveal that Silicon Valley parents are strict about technology use. A new book suggests the signs may have been clear years ago that smartphone use should be regulated. There may be a way to integrate tech into the classroom, however,…
Read more

Tyrrell: Students should prioritize themselves during midterm season

It’s the busiest and best time of year: the leaves are changing, Halloween and homecoming are just around the corner and, unfortunately, it’s also midterm season. Most of us are struggling to find time to squeeze in meals and sleep, let alone relaxation time. The cherry on top of all this? As the leaves change…
Read more

Louise Smith: After mindfulness freed her from antidepressants – meet the woman taking it into schools

“But something really stuck, because when I left the surgery I Googled mindfulness – at that time it wasn’t really talked about. There was all this stuff about how mindfulness is better for avoiding relapse, which is what I was struggling with, and for relieving insomnia which really sold it to me.” That was five…
Read more

Black Vegan Diaries’ Nivea Mullings Shares How Veganism Helped Her Cramps

My periods have always been terrible—starting with my first one at age 12. I’d experience overwhelming fatigue, bloating, and irritability. And worst of all were the cramps. It felt like someone was dragging a hot knife into my abdomen. I couldn’t believe that what I was experiencing was a normal part of “becoming a woman.”…
Read more

Women who give birth in winter at greater risk of PND

The study, published in the Journal of Behavioural Medicine, found that over a third (35%) of mums-to-be who saw their final trimester fall between August and November suffered depression, compared to around a quarter (26%) of women who had summer babies. Data collected included the amount of daylight women experienced during the final trimester of…
Read more

Venezuela devalues currency and raises minimum wage by 3,000%

Venezuela moved to shore up its crumbling economy on Monday, devaluing its currency and preparing to raise the minimum wage by more than 3,000% in what the country’s president, Nicolás Maduro, declared a visionary bid to tame rampant hyperinflation. More than 500,000 Venezuelans have fled overseas this year amid chronic shortages of food and medicine,…
Read more

Examining the Prevalence and Assessment of Mental Health Disorders in Chronic Pain

Examining the Prevalence and Assessment of Mental Health Disorders in Chronic Pain It is essential that treatments for mental health disorders be included in chronic pain management therapies, noted Dr Cosio. The following article is part of conference coverage from the PAINWeek 2018 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clinical Pain Advisor’s staff will be reporting…
Read more

Gettin’ Up There: Love in the age of bunions – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

By Diana Sevanian Signal Staff Writer I have the greatest admiration, respect, and maybe just a smidgen of benign envy, for couples that have been together F-O-R-E-V-E-R. I’m talking about the twosomes that got it right the first time out of the gate. They intentionally stayed put in their original marriages/partnerships through all the ups,…
Read more

A young psychiatrist grapples with involuntary hospitalization of his patients

I step out of the patient’s room and nod to the security officer in the emergency department. “Danger to self,” I say. The security officer nods back and speaks into a radio, “Patient placed on a 5150 by psychiatry.” I pull out a packet of legal papers and a blue-ink pen. Avoid black ink, I’ve…
Read more

‘Still an illegal substance,’ marijuana’s federal ban complicates things for cities, towns, vendors

SPRINGFIELD — The billions of dollars in federal funding that flow into cities and towns won’t go where there’s pot. Officials with federal agencies confirmed what local job and housing providers have said, that municipalities and vendors that receive federal money jeopardize that funding if they get involved with marijuana companies. Because despite 30 states and…
Read more