narcan to high school students

An Irish pharmaceutical company will partner with an American distributor to offer a free carton of Narcan nasal spray – a drug which blocks opioid overdose effects – to all United States high schools,...
Childhood Depression

Today is Childhood Depression Awareness Day, drawing attention to the children who suffer from depression – the most common mental health issue in the United States. A conservative estimate says 1-in-33 children have some...
concussion symptoms

Concussions are common. They occur when the brain collides with the inside of the skull, and they’re quite possibly the most common sports injury in the world today. But that doesn’t make them any easier...
Urgent Medical Issues

Smartphone personal assistants may know who’s fifth on the all-time home run list (Willie Mays), the 1924 Democratic presidential candidate (John W. Davis) and the 74th element on the periodic table (tungsten), but they...
B12 deficiency disorders

Vitamin B12 shortfalls in the brain may be a contributing factor in autism and schizophrenia, as well as old-age dementia, according to research published in the journal PLOS ONE. Brain levels of vitamin B12 tend...
adult coloring books

Would you like three free coloring pages? Enter your name and email address below and we'll send them straight to your inbox!  When’s the last time you opened a fresh pack of crayons and spent...
Depression Screenings for Pregnant Women

All adults should be screened for depression – especially pregnant women and new mothers. That’s the conclusion of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which recently published its recommendations in The Journal of the American...
Schizophrenia’s Cause

Scientists believe they have located the molecular process in the brain that triggers schizophrenia – a significant finding that may lead to new treatments and earlier detection, The Washington Post reported. The study, which was...