Middle East to vaccinate 20 million children against polio

http://alj.am/1bdY6BJ Middle East to vaccinate 20 million children against polio Experts warn that the virus, known for paralyzing children, may spread from Syria to Europe…

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Polio Outbreak Raises New Concerns in Syria

Report of suspected polio cases in the Syrian Arab Republic Disease outbreak news 19 October 2013 – On 17 October 2013, WHO received reports of…

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aAngryBlackLady at the Inhumane and Harmful Care Received at Tufts Medical Center ED

Have you ever tweeted a story? I am going to try to tweet my 17 hours stay at Tufts Medical Center. The link will take…

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Saudi Arabia: New Infections Raise Virus Cases to 136

Saudi Arabia: New Infections Raise Virus Cases to 136 Saudi Arabia has confirmed six new infections from the potentially fatal MERS virus, the World Health…

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Schizophrenia (Easy-to-Read) | NIMH

This is from the NIMH web site (link below) Do you know someone who seems like he or she has “lost touch” with reality? Does this person…

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Mental Illness : Schizophrenia as a Health Disparity (NIMH article included)

Fascinating article from the NIMH implicitly linking  health disparities  to not only access and lack of insurance but  under-detection  (aka, missed diagnosis)  of  chronic medical conditions  in…

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Depression in Children and Adolescents (NIMH Fact Sheet)

Depression in Children and Adolescents (Fact Sheet) This is an excellent fact sheet from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)  on Depression in Children…

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Petition to the Obama Administration

The future of our children is in jeopardy!   Please sign this petition and circulate for others to sign.   Focus on Mental Health for children…

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Gene-Environment Interactions Simplified

Look at those eyes…what do you see?[/caption] Gene-Environment Interactions Simplified Gene-Environment Interactions Simplified I have many theories about how to empower communities, but understanding the…

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Social Ecology Model: A Model of a Pro-Active Approach

Social Ecology Model: A Model of a Pro-Active Approach Your lifestyle affects your health more than the combined effects of your genetic makeup and relationship…

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Gun Control Is The Right Answer To The Wrong Question!

Gun Control Is The Right Answer To The Wrong Question!   Several years ago, it was bullying; this year, it is gun control. Both were…

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