Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories

by Dan Western The 10 Best Inspirational Short Stories I’ve been reading plenty of these short stories in the past couple of weeks and found the lessons behind them truly wonderful. So I’ve decided to write out this article highlighting the 10 most inspirational short stories I’ve heard. Next to the subheadings, in brackets, I’ve put whatContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories”

Mental Health Stigmas

Courtesy of the Nami Site Borderline Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a condition characterized by difficulties regulating emotion. This means that people who experience BPD feel emotions intensely and for extended periods of time, and it is harder for them to return to a stable baseline after an emotionally triggering event. This difficulty can leadContinue reading “Mental Health Stigmas”

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years for defrauding investors

By California, Kari Paul in San Jose with the Guardian A federal judge has sentenced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to more than 11 years in prison over her role in the blood testing firm that collapsed after its technology was revealed to be largely fraudulent. Holmes was convicted in January on four counts of defrauding investors.Continue reading “Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years for defrauding investors”

Need to Boost Your Brain’s Health?

Thinking about your mental fitness? Many everyday habits and conditions can impact our brain power — up or down. Memory lapses can occur at any age, and aging alone is generally not a cause of mental decline. When significant memory loss occurs as we age, it is likely due to physical disorders, brain injury or neurologicalContinue reading “Need to Boost Your Brain’s Health?”

Charleston County Coroner’s Office receives grant to combat opioid crisis

by: Chase Laudenslager CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has been awarded a three-year grant to combat opioid deaths. The Charleston County Coroner’s Office will team up with five other coroners offices in the area “to improve inter-county opioid investigation protocols, faster uploading of data to national stakeholder databases, and more accurate regionalContinue reading “Charleston County Coroner’s Office receives grant to combat opioid crisis”

Mental Health Mondays: The case for caring less.

To say that our plates are full would be an understatement. The reality of contemporary living requires our attention and efforts be divided between demanding jobs, essential familial caregiving, replenishing social gatherings, and fulfilling political and community engagements — not to mention any hobbies or creative endeavors. According to Pew Research Center surveys, 60 percent ofContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: The case for caring less.”

Wisdom

Today I am so glad I came across this writing, it spoke volumes to me, hope it will for you too.❤️ “Some years ago, I was stuck on a crosstown bus in New York City during rush hour. Traffic was barely moving. The bus was filled with cold, tired people who were deeply irritated withContinue reading “Wisdom”

What moves us ‘closer to the unfortunate finish line of getting long Covid’

by Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN)You may have up to a 50% higher risk of developing long Covid-19 if you suffer from common psychiatric issues such as anxiety or depression, a recent study found. Signs of the malady can include breathing problems, brain fog, chronic coughing, changes in taste and smell, overwhelming fatigue, difficulties in performingContinue reading “What moves us ‘closer to the unfortunate finish line of getting long Covid’”

What Are the Side Effects of CBD? Here are 4 Signs You Need to Know.

What Are The Side Effects of CBD? By Landon Neubauer As CBD becomes more extensively researched and widely available, we are starting to realize the true therapeutic power of the cannabinoid. A quick Google search for ‘CBD,’ and millions of results will pop up, many reporting that the naturally-derived cannabis compound can do just aboutContinue reading “What Are the Side Effects of CBD? Here are 4 Signs You Need to Know.”

Moderna Sues Pfizer and BioNTech Over Covid Vaccine Technology

Two lawsuits filed in Massachusetts and Germany claim the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine violated Moderna’s mRNA patents. By Rebecca Robbins and Jenny Gross Aug. 26, 2022 The vaccine manufacturer Moderna sued Pfizer and BioNTech on Friday, claiming that its rivals’ Covid-19 shot copied groundbreaking technology that Moderna had developed years before the pandemic. The allegation of patent infringement setsContinue reading “Moderna Sues Pfizer and BioNTech Over Covid Vaccine Technology”