Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByAnemona Hartocollis May 12, 2018 CLINTON, N.Y. — In the days after her son Graham hanged himself in his dormitory room at Hamilton College, Gina Burton went about settling his affairs in a blur of efficiency, her grief tinged with a nagging sense that something did not add up. She fielded requests and sympathy notes from the college, promising the dean of students a copy of his obituary “so you can see how special Hamilton was to him.” This was why his suicide “makes no sense,” she added in a puzzled aside. The next day, Ms. Burton accepted condolences from the college president, and assured him “how right a choice Hamilton was” for her son. But two weeks later, she read her son’s journal and everything changed. Mr. Burton, a sophomore, wrote that he was flunking three of his … [Read more...] about His College Knew of His Despair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late.
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Equitable partnerships for tackling killer infectious diseases CDC/Fred Murphy, via Wikimedia Commons Author : Alimuddin ZumlaProfessor Alimuddin Zumla is a professor of infectious diseases and international health at University College London, UK, and a consultant infectious disease physician at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The appearance of a new infectious disease with high mortality rates can ignite fierce scientific and political competition. A rush by scientists to be first to discover the virus and to claim patents and commercial rights can ensue. The global events surrounding the new killer virus Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) appear no different, as recent political and scientific controversies illustrate. How can we get scientists to work together with unity of purpose to tackle killer infectious diseases? How can we create collaborative international multidisciplinary partnerships and get scientists to … [Read more...] about Equitable partnerships for tackling killer infectious diseases
Abstract BackgroundThe importance of patient involvement in service redesign is gaining increasing recognition, particularly for chronic conditions. This study explored the experience, views and needs of people living with HIV to identify areas for improvement and service development.MethodsFace-to-face, semi-structured interviews were conducted with people living with HIV being treated in two clinics in Grampian, Scotland. The topic guide was developed, based on a proposed care pathway, which emphasized support systems. Thematic analysis was undertaken.ResultsA total of 14 people living with HIV participated, with time since diagnosis ranging from <1 to >15 years. Most were males, white British and were men who had sex with men. Interviewees highlighted the need for different types of support throughout different stages of the HIV journey, including timely provision of information, post-diagnosis follow-up support, peer support, family support, and support regarding employment, … [Read more...] about ‘You are still a human being, you still have needs, you still have wants’: a qualitative exploration of patients’ experiences and views of HIV support
Saturday, March 10, 2018 by: Mike Adams Tags: Australia, Big Pharma, Chinese medicine, drug cartels, goodhealth, goodmedicine, health freedom, herbal medicine, Herbs, natural medicine, TCM, traditional Chinese medicine (Natural News) Australia is one of the most oppressive medical police state regimes in the world. The medical tyranny in Australia has even led to the government denying entitlement checks to parents who refuse to have their children subjected to an endless battery of dangerous vaccine injections. Deranged pharma trolls in Australia have been pushing hard to outlaw herbal medicine and force all the citizens of Australia to use toxic, overpriced chemical prescription medications to treat everything. Jon Rappoport from NoMoreFakeNews.com cites Crazz Files, reporting that the Australian government has rejected the pharma-funded attempt to outlaw natural medicine, reaffirming the efficacy of traditional remedies. This is a surprising and important win for health … [Read more...] about Huge victory for natural medicine in Australia as nation rejects pharma-engineered attempt to outlaw nearly all herbs
After 17 people died in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, FL last week, one might assume that the state of Florida has bigger issues to consider than the dangers of online porn. But on Tuesday, the Florida House of Representatives legislature passed a measure declaring online porn a public health crisis shortly after rejecting a proposed debate on an assault rifle ban. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below According to the Sun Sentinel, Rep. Ross Spano, who sponsored the bill, cited unspecified research documenting porn’s effect on romantic relationships, mental and physical health, and sexual behavior. “Whether it is the link to human trafficking, the link to increased domestic violence, or the changes it causes in one's mental and emotional state, it is a discussion we need to have as leaders, however uncomfortable it may be,” Spano told the Christian Post back in November. In light of the Parkland shooting last week, Spano's … [Read more...] about No, Porn Isn’t Harmful to Your Health