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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

For sick children, help with all of life's complexities

For sick children, help with all of life's complexities
 - Clothes, shelter, the mother's stress — are these the doctor's job? Certainly a family's struggles can affect the children's health. And when a child is ...

Bill Gates tops Forbes list of 400 richest people in America

Bill Gates tops Forbes list of 400 richest people in America
 - Bill Gates is the richest person in America, according to Forbes. ... smallpox, reducing polio, and overhauling the American educational system.

Increasing spatial and economic polarization in America's older industrial cities

Increasing spatial and economic polarization in America's older industrial cities
 - The significant gap in educational attainment between white and African-American residents contributes to the employment and income differences, ...

Doctors say ignoring depression will have consequences for future generations

Doctors say ignoring depression will have consequences for future generations
 - Based on statistics highlighted in the 'Making the Case for Investing in Mental Health' report there are 6.7 million people in Canada with mental illness.

Transgenderism Is A Mental Illness, Not A Civil Rights Issue

Transgenderism Is A Mental Illness, Not A Civil Rights Issue
 - This isn't an idle question because this does happen with a mental illness called Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID). People who have it feel as if ...




Most Americans Unaware How Rich 1% Are

Most Americans Unaware How Rich 1% Are
 - But if the inequalities are so plain and dramatic how is it most people are not ... That, outside of celebrity entertainment, the average American never ...

Early school timings make teens' mood erratic

Early school timings make teens' mood erratic
 - Scientists have claimed that changing when the school day begins can perk up a teen's mood, benefit their health and enhance their ability to learn.

How caffeinated energy drink triggered teen's heart problem

How caffeinated energy drink triggered teen's heart problem
 - For a teenage boy in England, drinking one highly caffeinated beverage at the gym set off a heart problem he didn't know he had, according to a new ...

Teenagers irritable because early school hours mess with their biological clocks

Teenagers irritable because early school hours mess with their biological clocks
 - When early schools starts are coupled with a teen's biological clock, the result is chronic sleep-deprivation, and low grades and health problems.

Double trouble: Mental illness and alcoholism

Double trouble: Mental illness and alcoholism
 - He was not the “usual” alcoholic; his behavior suggests mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder, formerly manic depression, as well as alcoholism.

GRAY: Social stigmas about mental disorders must stop

GRAY: Social stigmas about mental disorders must stop
 - During the Neolithic times it was widely believed that mental illness was the result of supernatural phenomena such as spiritual or demonic ...

Quit making jokes about mental illness!

Quit making jokes about mental illness!
 - Imagine for a second this snide remark was made about someone with cancer. Would you laugh? Then why is mental illness so funny?

Tooth decay affects 12% of three-year-olds, says survey

Tooth decay affects 12% of three-year-olds, says survey
 - Public Health England researchers checked the teeth of nearly 54,000 children at nurseries, children's centres and playgroups. They found 12% of ...

Child obesity, blood safety and mental health among major topics at PAHO confab

Child obesity, blood safety and mental health among major topics at PAHO confab
 - High-level health officials from throughout the Americas yesterday called for collective action by the region's countries to ...

Why does children's pain get short shrift?

Why does children's pain get short shrift?
 - When a child ends up in hospital, we assume everything will be done to ... was, until recently, the Canada Research Chair in pain and child health.

Antibiotics 'link to child obesity'

Antibiotics 'link to child obesity'
 - According to the latest Health Ministry New Zealand Health Survey, one in nine Kiwi children - aged 2 to 14 years - are obese and another 22 per cent ...

Contraception helps improve maternal, child health

Contraception helps improve maternal, child health
 - Latest data available at provincial level shows direct link between increased uptakes of contraception for birth spacing and family planning with ...

Growing up healthy. Or not. Child health inequalities in the UK

Growing up healthy. Or not. Child health inequalities in the UK
 - The chancellor, George Osborne, has promised fresh hardship for the working poor. Increasing numbers of families are not reaching an acceptable ...




Finding a Safe Space for Dallas' Homeless LGBTQ Youth

Finding a Safe Space for Dallas' Homeless LGBTQ Youth
 - Michael Cruz, program manager for the Resource Center's Youth First Program for LGBTQ teens, says nearly all the homeless kids he sees at the ...

Safe Zone creates 'visible network of allies' for students in LGBTQ community

Safe Zone creates 'visible network of allies' for students in LGBTQ community
 - Since then, training has been provided to anyone who wants to support the LGBTQ community and its strides against prejudice and inequality.

Majority of Utahns say gay marriage will have no impact on their own lives

Majority of Utahns say gay marriage will have no impact on their own lives
 - A new poll finds that while Utahns remain split on whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, a strong majority of respondents say that ...

University of California to add gender neutral restrooms

University of California to add gender neutral restrooms
 - Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, University of California President Janet ...

Sold out Pride event brings diversity to Nunavut's capital

Sold out Pride event brings diversity to Nunavut's capital
 - Iqaluit Pride's first annual party to shine a light on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer — or LGBTQ — issues started in the dark as a ...

Settlement reached in case of bullied, gay teen who committed suicide

Settlement reached in case of bullied, gay teen who committed suicide
 - The family of a 14-year-old boy who say their son was bullied prior to committing suicide outside a school in a Salt Lake City ...

Brazil presidential candidate: Gays should seek psychological help far away

Brazil presidential candidate: Gays should seek psychological help far away
 - A minor character in Brazil's presidential race is on the spot after saying the country needs to stand up against gay people who should ...