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Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis

What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revelation—and ri...

Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis

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Taraji P. Henson Announces Two-Day 'Can We Talk?' Mental Health Summit Actress Taraji P. Henson announced that her Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) will host a two-day mental health summit to help normalize mental health conversations in the black community. The inaugural “Can We Talk?” conference and benefit di...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Actress Taraji Henson emotional in Congress about mental health, suicide Suicide rates among black children aged 5 to 11 in the United States have increased in the last 25 years, an alarming statistic that shocked members of the Congressional Black Caucus Task force Friday on Capitol Hill....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Taraji P. Henson Delivers Emotional Testimony to Congress About Mental Health Taraji P. Henson got emotional as she testified before Congress on Friday about the need for mental health counselors and education, especially in the black community, in wake of a rise in......
00:00, 06/08/2019

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, W.I. police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encounter ended with officers tackling the child, placing a bag over his head, and punching the teen, who is ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Taraji P. Henson, Busy Philipps, Jessica Alba & Olivia Wilde Join Gwyneth Paltrow's In Goop Health Summit Goop news, beauties! Gwyneth Paltrow's annual wellness summit, In Goop Health, is coming back to Los Angeles bigger and better than ever. The Goop founder and CEO is hosting a......
12:39, 05/02/2019

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
03:52, 08/06/2019

Major life milestones can negatively impact mental health, study finds Major life milestones such as having a baby or getting married can negatively impact mental health due to unrealistic standards set by social media, a study has found....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
05:13, 08/16/2019

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental health care in ICE detention facilities, according ...
22:13, 07/22/2019

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health? Children, pregnant women and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicine‘Americans are waking up’: two thirds say climate crisis must be addressedThe climate crisi...
16:26, 09/16/2019

Life on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisis Mental health at the heart of the climate crisisGreenland’s melting has been adopted by the world as its own problem. But for the islanders grieving their dissolving world, the crisis is personal, and dangerous‘Ecological grief’: Greenland residents ...
00:13, 08/13/2019

To Improve Mental Health in Black America, We Must Empower Communities We’re still struggling to reconcile historic trauma with the black experience in America. After years of systemic oppression, exclusion, and discrimination affecting generations of families, black America has been left to shoulder the burden of that ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis | Anouchka Grose ‘Ecological grief’ is making Greenlanders depressed. They might not be alone for longThe Greenlandic Perspective Survey tells us that 90% of Greenlanders accept that climate change is happening. More than that, it’s making them anxious and depressed....
13:52, 08/13/2019

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 days....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Kristen Gillibrand unveils plan to tackle mental health 'crisis' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday to take on the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove the stigma that she said has existed for too long....
22:39, 08/20/2019

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction ...
20:27, 08/13/2019

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in trouble. A navy veteran with a can-do attitude and a so...
07:39, 08/26/2019

‘Mental health crisis’: Fifth NYPD officer dies by suicide in two months Another New York City police officer died by suicide amid what officials have declared a “mental health crisis.” The Sergeants Benevolent Association said on social media Saturday that the late officer was a sergeant, but neither the unio...
00:39, 07/29/2019

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The book has included many of the foundations of an excellent Tom King story: nine panel pages, repetitio...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Retired NYPD sergeant reportedly kills himself amid department's 'mental-health crisis' A retired New York City police sergeant reportedly killed himself Monday — adding to the growing number of police officers who protect the country's biggest city to have committed suicide this year....
02:00, 09/04/2019

Family murder suicides in Yemen highlight depths of war-induced mental health crisis After more than four years of fighting, many of the dreams and livelihoods of those trapped in Yemen’s capital Sana’a have simply been dashed and the hopes that the bloodletting will end anytime soon, have been laid to waste....
20:39, 07/26/2019

Experts say students heading off to college for the first time should make health, both physical and mental, a top priority (NBC News)  In the next few weeks millions of young adults will set out for college campuses, leaving the comforts and routine of their parents’ homes. For many, it will be their first time living on their own, and experts have some advice on h...
14:39, 08/30/2019

A high school in Ohio says it's doing away with valedictorians to make mental health a priority — and experts think its a game-changing policy Google Maps Mason High School in Mason City, Ohio, has decided to stop awarding students the titles of valedictorian or salutatorian, officials said in a press release. Instead, they will be moving to the Latin honors system where students can gradu...
23:26, 05/13/2019

'A mental health crisis': 3 NYPD officers die by suicide in 10 days In 10 days, the New York City Police Department has lost a veteran deputy chief, detective and a third police officer Friday – all from suicides.        ...
00:39, 06/16/2019

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Billie Eilish opens up about mental health: 'I didn’t think that I would even make it' to 17 Billie Eilish opened up about her struggle with depression in her Elle magazine cover story, sharing a message of hope to those in similar situations.        ...
20:13, 09/05/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
11:52, 05/15/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
12:52, 05/15/2019

Michael B. Jordan: It’s ‘Groundbreaking’ for a Black Man to Be the Face of Coach Men’s—and Yes, We Can Call Him ‘Bae’ To watch Michael B. Jordan’s ascension to Hollywood A-lister and now, the first global face of Coach Men’s—a face that just happens to be black—is astonishing....
05:26, 09/12/2019

Groundbreaking World War II unit of black women honored decades after their service A documentary by a Wisconsin filmmaker shines a spotlight on a little-known groundbreaking all-female African American World War II postal unit.        ...
19:13, 05/26/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did not want to talk about it...
03:00, 05/16/2019

G-7 leaders hope for productive — and quiet — summit amid worries Trump will disrupt the gathering The president comes bearing more complaints than guidance for global powers facing challenges including climate change and a looming global recession....
03:26, 08/25/2019

A quiet healthcare crisis in dentistry Few things are more concerning than kids without access to quality medical care. That’s especially true when the kids in question have special needs. Yet at this very moment, tens of thousands of special-needs kids struggle to find basic dental care....
18:13, 08/05/2019

4 Your Health: Benefits of quiet time in the NICU Reducing noise in NICU’s good for a baby’s heart rate. Reducing noise in hospital NICU’s could improve the health of infants. A new study looked at the effects of enacting quiet time guidelines in several neo-natal intensive care un...
19:26, 05/14/2019

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister intentions at every opportunity. But the outspoken Israel leader has remained uncharacteristically qu...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Our galaxy's central black hole is oddly quiet – now we may know why The supermassive black hole at the Milky Way’s centre is relatively calm and peaceful, which may be because magnetic fields keep gas and dust just out of reach...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
21:52, 05/02/2019

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

How to look after your mental health A lot of the conversation around mental health focuses on mental illness, but mental wellbeing doesn’t just mean the absence of symptoms. Here are some practical, evidence-based ways to foster mental wellbeing....
08:52, 09/10/2019

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking care of ourselves should be a priority. But what about our kids? I’ve heard from parents who’ve admi...
02:26, 07/11/2019

How horses became mental health 'therapy' Debbie Matthews was "petrified" of horses growing up. She would turn down the opportunity to attend race days with her father and had no interest in the sport....
18:26, 04/28/2019

How what you eat directly influences your mental health The microbes in our guts have a surprising influence on our brains. Now we're understanding why – and how to use them to combat anxiety, stress and depression...
13:52, 09/06/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
13:52, 05/17/2019

Feeling angry: Mental health and what to do Anger is a natural human emotion. Although occasional anger affects most people, regularly feeling angry can affect quality of life. Learn about some causes of anger, as well as what to do, here....
07:26, 08/28/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
23:39, 07/30/2019

Quiet man Pinot ready to make his presence felt on the Tour Thibaut Pinot's love-hate relationship with the Tour de France will face a big test on Thursday when the overall contenders take on their first hilltop finish at the top of La Planche des Belles Filles -- the Frenchman's back yard....
00:39, 07/11/2019

Dig for victory: how archaeology can help veterans' mental health Volunteers at Strata Florida Abbey in Wales find they enjoy the work and camaraderieScrabbling around on hands and knees in a muddy trench surrounded by the misty mountains of mid Wales may not be everyone’s idea of a fun way to while away the last d...
12:13, 08/24/2019

Harbaugh wary of mental health use in waivers Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he thinks players should be able to transfer once without sitting a year but wants them to be honest about their reasons when seeking NCAA waivers....
02:52, 07/20/2019

Male mental health: Why we need to talk about the boys With suicide the biggest killer of males under 45, Men's Health spent months inside a south London academy to explore the mental-health crisis gripping our teens. Here are their stories of anxiety, stress — and enduring hope...
17:39, 05/02/2019

How religious experiences may benefit mental health New research examines the psychological effects of having deep religious or mystical experiences, whether they are induced by psychedelic drugs or not....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Does living alone increase mental health risk? A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be loneliness....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futureThere was once a banker in his 50s who had worked seven days a week for 25 years and become a very ...
10:52, 06/27/2019

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little daylight goes a long way...
14:13, 05/29/2019

Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'? After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnoses....
20:52, 07/11/2019

‘I broke down’: new law will let students take mental health days Move aims to change the culture surrounding mental health at a time when suicide is the second leading cause for death among 15-to-34 year oldsOn a Saturday evening at the beginning of her senior year in high school in north-western Oregon, Lori Ridd...
14:52, 08/26/2019

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress: They once struggled with and were treated for mental health conditions, he for post-traumatic stres...
10:13, 06/14/2019

Nation agrees ‘mental health’ is the top gun issue President Trump’s focus on mental health as he considers ways to curb gun violence is backed by most Americans and the issue has even prompted a California Democrat to call for a suicide warning label to be stamped on weapons....
23:26, 09/12/2019

Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health The largest review to date assesses supplements' potential to improve mental health symptoms and identifies which may help treat specific conditions....
10:52, 09/11/2019

Mental health has ‘worsened’ over the past year despite ThriveNYC The $560 million in taxpayer money spent on First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program hasn’t adequately addressed the need for mental-health services in the city — which actually “worsened” over the past year, The Post has learned. The bombshell...
07:39, 05/09/2019

Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond the hockey world....
06:39, 09/17/2019

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people in Texas and Ohio. But he failed to mention new ba...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our brains....
01:52, 08/21/2019

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. The bill would allow excused school absences for mental or behavioral health and is a victory for you...
13:52, 07/22/2019

Are strangers' mental health 'recovery narratives' helpful? Are other people's stories of strife and recovery helpful for mental health healing processes? The answer is 'mostly yes,' though there are some dangers....
20:26, 05/07/2019

Our smartphone addiction isn’t just bad for our mental health, it’s a security risk We’ve all had the “smartphone conversation.” The one about our unhealthy obsession and inability to put phones down. This fear is legitimized by research, showing that we spend approximately one third of our waking hours on our mobile devices – just ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Oregon allows students to take excused mental health days SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) – Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the ...
02:26, 07/23/2019

FCC pitches 9-8-8 as new U.S. suicide prevention, mental health hotline The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a a measure to create a national three-digit phone number -- similar to 911 for emergencies -- that connects with the National Suicide Prevention Hotline....
04:52, 08/16/2019

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selected in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, White started a national conversation on mental health in...
21:52, 07/12/2019

$9M grant will target mental health in Kentucky schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues. The grant will provide resources for public school districts in Bullitt, Henderson and Warren County f...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Mental health exam set for man charged in newspaper attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for the man charged with fatally shooting five people at a Maryland newspaper. Judge Laura Ripken, in court papers filed Tuesday, ordered that Jarrod Ramos receive the evaluation at...
23:00, 05/08/2019

How much does poor body image affect mental health? Having concerns about how you look is not in itself a mental illness, but can trigger a range of problemsLike it or not, most of us are aware of how we look. We have all had a bad hair day, or worried whether we are wearing the right clothes for a pa...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of my life mentally unwell, detained in various psychiatric hospitals while doctors argued about what wa...
16:39, 07/11/2019

Distressed Bury fans get mental health support from NHS NHS trust to host session for people experiencing ‘emotional upset’ at football club’s demiseThe NHS is running mental health sessions for distressed fans of Bury FC following an outpouring of grief at the club’s expulsion from the football league.Th...
09:52, 09/05/2019

British Cycling launches new mental health strategy British Cycling, criticized in the past for a 'culture of fear', announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite riders every six months....
14:00, 05/15/2019

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New York City cops — they’ll hold it together right to...
06:26, 08/20/2019

ThriveNYC skips hearing on police mental health The embattled ThriveNYC mental health program missed a hearing on how to combat cop suicides amidst a spike in deaths this year, according to a city councilman. “I anticipated asking ThriveNYC some questions I just didn’t think the toughest would be ...
00:13, 09/18/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
13:26, 05/03/2019

Bahamas hit with mental health concerns in aftermath of Dorian HIGH ROCK, Bahamas — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend wh...
21:39, 09/16/2019

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United Kingdom....
08:26, 06/22/2019

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that th...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy tre...
20:39, 05/29/2019

Warriors ready to make their quiet pitch to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson The Warriors dynasty isn’t dead yet. It hinges on two decisions. With Kevin Durant expected to opt out of the final year of his current contract, and Klay Thompson already set to be an unrestricted free agent, Golden State is expected to meet w...
19:52, 06/25/2019

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized video game addiction as a mental health disorder. WHO recogniz...
15:39, 06/06/2019

Klobuchar’s mental health policy inspires Iowa endorsement DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s (KLOH’-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first Iowa endorsement. State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines is one of Iowa’s four black legislators and the mot...
12:52, 06/06/2019

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression and its causes head-onVideo games tend to lean heavily on metaphor when they tackle themes of mental ...
20:52, 07/05/2019

Jim Harbaugh Probably Should Have Waited A Bit Before Speaking Out Against Mental Health Waivers For Transfers It’s that time of year where reporters and other media members get to ask questions to college football coaches that often lead to these meathead leaders of the gridiron showing their ass on topics they’re clearly not too well-versed on. The most rec...
23:13, 07/20/2019

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Locals who use park to boost their wellbeing face up to 47 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stress and anxiety with a dose of nature in Richmond Park says the expansion of Heathrow airport will be ...
08:39, 06/17/2019

Aaron Carter Has "Nothing to Hide" When Sharing His Mental Health Diagnosis Aaron Carter is ready to come clean when it comes to his mental health. In a two-part interview slated to air on The Doctors, the "I Want Candy" singer is opening up about his......
22:26, 09/11/2019

Jack Steven takes another AFL break to manage mental health St Kilda unsure of when player will returnSteven one of several big names to be granted leaveSt Kilda star Jack Steven will take another extended AFL break to manage his mental health, with the club unsure when he will return. The 29-year-old also ha...
03:52, 05/03/2019

YouTuber Etika Reported Missing Following Mental Health Struggles Gaming YouTuber Desmond “Etika” Amofah has been missing for over 36 hours, the New York Police Department reports. His disappearance comes at the end of a long and public battle with mental health that, on Wednesday night, culminated in an eight-minu...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Positive childhood experiences tied to better adult mental health Kids who have more supportive experiences with family, friends, and people in their school and community may be less likely to have psychological or relationship troubles in adulthood, a new study suggests....
05:26, 09/10/2019

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
00:52, 08/17/2019

Brian Wilson postpones tour due to mental health issues Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame has announced that he is postponing his "Pet Sounds" and Greatest Hits Live tour dates which were set to take place in June....
22:26, 06/06/2019

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve be...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Germany: Sick days due to mental health problems on the rise German health insurance provider DAK have said the number of people taking time off due to mental health tripled in the last 20 years. Employees said depression was the factor most likely to cause them to take time off....
16:26, 07/25/2019

‘I Should Be More Careful With Twitter’: Marianne Williamson on Those Mental Health Comments Ms. Williamson, a spiritual adviser and long shot presidential candidate, stood by her claim that antidepressants are overprescribed, which experts say stigmatizes mental illness....
09:39, 07/27/2019

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Re...
06:39, 06/18/2019

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing — wellness buzzwords created by people trying to make a buck. “There is so much nonsense ...
07:26, 06/18/2019

Would-be bomber gets 16-year term; judge cites mental health A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
03:13, 05/07/2019

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues Correlation found between poor air quality and disorders including schizophreniaPeople who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests.Air pollution has beco...
03:52, 08/21/2019

Can Grand Theft Auto V help your mental health? Yes, say role-players In a virtual world best known for its crime and violence, gamers are using San Andreas as a safe space to cope with grief, gambling and addictionIt isn’t the tumbling, 360-degree views of San Andreas that command our undivided attention from the top ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
17:26, 08/05/2019

PM 'extremely concerned' for Nazanin after mental health ward move Theresa May has said she is "extremely concerned" about the welfare of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after she was moved to a mental health ward....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental health care provider, a new study shows....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
09:26, 06/03/2019

Game industry’s first mental health event debuts in October The International Gaming Summit on Mental Health will take place on October 9-10 in Toronto, Canada, and it will be the first gaming event on mental health.Read More...
14:52, 08/26/2019

Mental health counsellors fan out across the Bahamas in wake of hurricane Dorian Stories of survival are trickling out across northern Bahamas as the initial shock wears off from Hurricane Dorian, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history....
19:39, 09/16/2019

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans.        ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to call for increased, sustained investment in mental health services in ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Sen. Patty Murray: 'Mental health issues don't cause mass shootings' Sen. Patty Murray asserted on her Twitter account that the true cause of mass shootings are not people who have mental health issues but rather firearms....
02:39, 08/13/2019

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for over 24...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior̶...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Ca...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Britney Spears checks out of mental health facility, reports say Amid speculation by fans that the 37-year-old singer was being held against her will at the facility, Spears returned to social media this week.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
18:13, 07/02/2019

Billie Eilish Gets Candid About Her Own Mental Health Struggles in Emotional PSA Billie Eilish is "still trying to learn" how to prioritize her mental health. It's no surprise that the singer is an open book when it comes to her mental health. Fans......
05:52, 05/23/2019

A network in the brain is involved in a range of mental health issues Depression, schizophrenia and some other mental health conditions have a variety of symptoms but they all seem to be connected by similar differences in the brain...
17:52, 09/15/2019

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
19:26, 07/08/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic exposure to smoke will double in coming decades. (June ...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. T...
01:13, 06/26/2019

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
19:26, 07/10/2019

Why video games struggle to navigate mental health’s tricky waters Video games are starting to tackle themes of mental health but to succeed they will need novel-like characterisation, says Jacob Aron in his monthly column...
14:00, 07/30/2019

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems, researchers say....
00:39, 06/28/2019

World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as having a mental disorder, according to reports. “Gender Identity Disorder” was removed from the organization’s classification of diseases as of last weekend and will now be...
01:26, 05/31/2019

Burger King unveils moody meals for mental health awareness Burger King is bringing attention to mental health issues -- and taking a stab at rival McDonald's -- with a line of so-called Real Meals, boxed hamburger combos with different moods....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Sen. Markey apologizes to Rep. Kennedy for 'insensitivity' of aide's mental-health retweet Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., found himself apologizing Tuesday after a top campaign aide retweeted a message about "mental health issues" in the family of Rep. Joe Kennedy, a potenial challenger for Markey's Senate seat....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Michigan's Harbaugh comes up with new idea after taking fire for saying players could lie about mental health University of Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh has clarified controversial comments he made about college players citing mental health issues as a reason to transfer to another school and not have to sit out a season....
13:39, 07/22/2019

Watch live: House wants answers on mental health of migrant children A House subcommittee will grill a Trump administration official Wednesday morning about the mental health needs of migrant children being held in detention centers....
16:13, 09/18/2019

Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk (Reuters Health) - Gender minority students in U.S. colleges and universities are four times as likely as other students to experience mental health problems, researchers say....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams Gets Candid About Her Mental Health Journey Maisie Williams is opening up to fans like never before. Just a few weeks after her close friend and co-star Sophie Turner opened up about her mental health, the Game of Thrones star is......
00:00, 05/14/2019

Letterbox campaign helps Afghans cope with silent war of mental health Hundreds of Afghans, weary of war and unsure of the future, have joined a letter-writing campaign to share their feelings with the powerful few who will decide on peace with the Taliban and, with it, the fate of their country....
05:26, 07/24/2019

'The glue between therapist and patient': can Silicon Valley fix mental health care? Apps are changing the industry, but experts warn against dispensing with human therapists entirelyThe road to therapy is often inscrutable, windy and unsatisfying, with availability, cost and fit frequently preventing people from getting the care the...
08:00, 07/30/2019

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the h...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Klobuchar releases $100B substance abuse, mental health plan CHICAGO — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH’-buh-shar) has released a plan to spend $100 billion over a decade to improve mental health care and fight substance abuse. It’s an issue the Minnesota senator has faced firs...
16:00, 05/03/2019

World Cup winner Jonny Wilkinson launches mental health campaign Former fly-half to share his own struggles with anxietyWilkinson: ‘I hope I can help people reach out and seek support’Jonny Wilkinson has launched a new mental health campaign together with the health insurer Vitality.The move comes amid rising conc...
15:39, 09/16/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the compl...
19:52, 06/05/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on their thoughts and their feelings. Some ground the...
11:52, 05/16/2019

New Zealand's world-first ‘wellbeing’ budget to focus on poverty and mental health Country claims to be the first to measure success by people’s wellbeingChild poverty, domestic violence and mental health will be the priorities in New Zealand’s “wellbeing budget”, the finance minister has announced, with the nation declaring itself...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Trump administration targets mental health institutions as answer to gun violence When back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, jolted the nation earlier this month, Trump again spoke of "building new facilities'' for the mentally ill...
13:26, 08/30/2019

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder.        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

'View' co-hosts defend Iran questioning Trump's mental health: 'Everybody does it' "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg suggested Wednesday that it wasn't a big deal for Iran to question President Trump's mental fitness, noting that they both already did that....
22:39, 06/26/2019

Probe finds mental health patient died when staffers piled on him A South Carolina mental health patient died when staffers jumped on him in an attempt to restrain him, according to a report. A probe into the death of 35-year-old William Avant determined he was suffocated at G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital in ...
23:13, 07/19/2019

Student debt can wear on your mental health. Here's how I stayed happy A heavy debt burden can wear on your well-being. Here's how to stay positive while you get back in the black.       ...
14:00, 07/17/2019

Solace Sunrise Walk Shines Light On Suicide, Mental Health LEXINGTON (LEX 18) — It was an early wake-up call Saturday for participants in a 5K walk in Lexington that kicked off before the sun came up. Dozens took part in the Solace Sunrise Walk out at Coldstream Park, raiding awareness about suicide an...
17:13, 06/08/2019

Metta World Peace: ‘I wish I had trusted more people’ with my mental health struggle Metta World Peace insists he’s not “misunderstood.” “That’s saying that I am somehow different from what people say I am,” the retired hoopster tells The Post. “I am that person. I’m from the streets.” The 39-year-old Queens-bred hoops star, who chan...
00:26, 05/30/2019

Prince Harry and Meghan team up with Will and Kate for new mental health service Prince William and Duchess Kate and Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan found time this week to announce they are backing a new text messaging service.        ...
15:39, 05/10/2019

Mental health conditions may prompt some women to have ovaries removed unnecessarily (Reuters Health) - Certain psychiatric conditions may prompt some women to choose to have their ovaries removed even when there is no medical justification for it, a new study suggests....
06:13, 09/07/2019

Aaron Carter reveals battle with multiple mental health issues Singer Aaron Carter revealed he's battling multiple mental health issues -- including multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia, acute anxiety and manic depression -- in a new episode of "The Doctors."...
05:26, 09/12/2019

Princes William and Harry back UK mental health text support LONDON (AP) — Princes William and Harry and their wives, Kate and Meghan, are joining forces to back a text messaging service to help people experiencing mental health problems. Their Royal Foundation will provide a 3 million-pound ($3.9 million) gra...
13:39, 05/10/2019

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older women....
18:13, 07/10/2019

Jump in wildfires means smoke’s health impact will spread BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will affect tens of millions of people and cause premature deaths to spike. That’s prompting peo...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays.In 2017 the prime minister decided to call what wo...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Model shares distressing video to raise awareness of mental health issues Kharina Kharuddin, who has 95,000 followers on Instagram, uploaded the clip this week to the social media site where it’s since been viewed more than 251,000 times as of Friday afternoon....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Prince William launches campaign at Wembley to help men tackle mental health through football Prince William today spoke at the home of football to launch a new campaign which uses the sport to get more people — particularly men — talking about mental health....
13:13, 05/15/2019

Anderson Cooper Brutally Grills Marianne Williamson Over Mental Health Comments Marianne Williamson is an internet god who probably had the best night of any candidate during Wednesday’s Democratic debate. It would be so great if she did not also have some, shall we say, questionable views about science and medicine. But, sadly,...
17:39, 08/02/2019

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
22:39, 08/06/2019

Dementia patient caregivers lose sleep, adding to mental health stress On average, family members spend nearly 22 hours each week caring for parents, grandparents and siblings with Alzheimer's and other conditions. But a new intervention may give them back some of those lost sleep hours....
01:39, 08/24/2019

Suicide cop’s sister says NYPD officers stay mum on mental health out of demotion fears Cops like NYPD suicide victim Robert Echeverria keep their mental health struggles a secret for fear their bosses will take their guns away — and demote them to a desk job where they’ll lose their overtime pay, his sister told The Post. “I offe...
08:52, 08/17/2019

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his mental health....
11:39, 06/05/2019

First Comes Marriage and Mental Health, Then Comes Music: How Justin Bieber Is Returning to the Stage on His Own Terms Justin Bieber is ready. The 25-year-old singer partnered with longtime friend Ed Sheeran to release a new single on Friday that is already a contender to be the song of summer 2019, a......
21:52, 05/10/2019

A nurse was beaten unconscious. Now, more workers attacked at Iowa mental health facility At least four state employees in two weeks have been injured in violent patient outbursts at the Independence Mental Health Institute.        ...
17:52, 06/21/2019

Watch live: House seeks answers on mental health of migrant children A House subcommittee will grill a Trump administration official Wednesday morning about the mental health needs of migrant children being held in detention centers....
23:13, 09/19/2019

Chirlane McCray defends ThriveNYC mental health program as questions mount First lady Chirlane McCray defended her embattled mental health program, ThriveNYC, on Thursday morning. “Thrive is spread over many agencies, so it can be a little difficult to understand who is doing what,” McCray told PIX 11 TV. The Po...
20:26, 05/09/2019

San Francisco proposes nation’s first universal mental health care system The plan would include a 24/7 treatment center for any city resident in need of help, whether that’s counseling for anxiety or emergency care.        ...
23:00, 06/04/2019

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The United Nations’ health agency approved a resolu...
23:13, 05/28/2019

Teaching parents how social media plays a role in their children’s mental health TUCSON – A behavioral health activist is encouraging kids to get off their phones in order to help their brains. Watch below to hear more about what Collin Kartchner had to say on Monday, August 12:...
15:26, 08/13/2019

The Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting is an ugly reminder that mental health matters Once again, we awake to tragic reports of another senseless mass shooting. At Sunday’s Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California, a 19-year-old sent a stream of lethal bullets into a crowd of helpless people. Such irrational violence prompts the ...
07:13, 08/01/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the st...
18:00, 05/09/2019

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up and seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. “We’ve lost two of our memb...
01:13, 06/08/2019

Tyson Fury opens up about mental health struggles after reaching boxing's pinnacle Tyson Fury is one of boxing’s premier heavyweights but explained he was going through a dark time in his life after winning the unified title in 2015....
17:39, 06/10/2019

Why Ariana Grande Is "Finally" Able to "Enjoy" Her Tour Amid Mental Health Struggles With Ariana Grande, there's more than meets the eye. The chart-topping singer interacted with her 63 million Twitter followers on Tuesday where she answered questions about herself as......
05:39, 06/05/2019

Johanna Konta backs mental health campaigner's aim to hit 200,000 tennis balls Johanna Konta is among tennis stars backing a campaigner's aim to hit 200,000 tennis balls in a month to raise awareness of how the sport can help mental health....
15:26, 06/25/2019

Politicians Keep Blaming Mass Shootings on Mental Health Issues. Doctors Say They’re Wrong In his address to the nation on Monday, President Donald Trump had an explanation for the pair of mass shootings that shook America in the span of a single weekend. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger,” Trump said. “Not the...
23:52, 08/05/2019

‘Great Recession’ linked to long-term mental health issues: study Millions of Americans are still recovering from the “Great Recession” of 2008. But it’s not just their finances that took a hit. Those who suffered financial hardships due to the ruinous economic downturn are also more likely to be ...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Netflix deletes suicide scene after mental health experts express concerns The show was both praised and criticized for its frank discussion of mental health and bullying. Psychologists were concerned that the scene could provoke copycat suicides....
21:26, 07/16/2019

Kylie Jenner says life in the spotlight 'just isn't normal' in post about her mental health struggles Kylie Jenner posted a self-reflective note on Instagram where she touched on her struggles with anxiety, fame and alluded to her rocky friendship with Jordyn Woods....
18:39, 07/16/2019

Neftlix deletes suicide scene after mental health experts express concerns The show was both praised and criticized for its frank discussion of mental health and bullying. Psychologists were concerned that the scene could provoke copycat suicides....
15:26, 07/16/2019

Pete Buttigieg unveils mental health plan that includes $100B investment Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a mental health care plan Friday that includes dedicating $100 billion to a community innovation grant program....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service to 250,000 Americans in the short term, offering access to student debt relief programs....
12:13, 07/03/2019

Lisa Rinna says daughter's mental health struggles were caused by childhood infection Reality TV star Lisa Rinna said Monday that her daughter’s recently revealed struggles with mental health were triggered by an “extreme” infection during her childhood years. ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

The Bachelorette's Jed Wyatt Says Cheating Claims Are Affecting His and Hannah Brown's "Mental Health'' Jed Wyatt is asking for more positivity and "kindness" on social media. The Bachelorette star, who is currently in the running for Hannah Brown's heart on Season 15, took to......
04:26, 07/09/2019

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and loneliness....
19:26, 05/28/2019

Love Island may face probe amid fears over mental health of its stars Love Island could be subjected to an Ofcom investigation after a second women's charity raised fears about the treatment and mental health of one of the contestants....
17:26, 06/18/2019

Starbucks to boost workers' mental health benefits, reduce 'remedial tasks' Starbucks' Leadership Experience was the first conference for its employees since 2014 and CEO Kevin Johnson's first since taking the reins as chief executive in 2017....
02:13, 09/07/2019

Justin Bieber reveals new single with Ed Sheeran after announcing mental health break from music Less than two months after revealing plans to take time off to focus on mental health, Justin Bieber is teaming up with Ed Sheeran on a new single.        ...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Prince William delivers mental health message with Katy Perry, Jameela Jamil Prince William starred in a radio commercial alongside Katy Perry, Jameela Jamil, Stephen Fry and Alesha Dixon in support of Mental Health Awareness Week....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC fell short of mental health goals: Mayor’s report The just-released Mayor's Management Report found that Thrive's "mental health first aid" program was supposed to train 72,000 people last year, but only got to 50,564....
04:13, 09/18/2019

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Teen suicide and mental health: America's deadly, costly problems that have no end in sight Early diagnosis and treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from substance abuse disorder have a mental health disorder.        ...
16:52, 05/20/2019

HUMEN founder River Hawkins on why now is the time for truly preventative action in men's mental health Actor River Hawkins is behind a new London centre where men can discuss their emotions and a five-part series that tackles male mental health. Featuring the likes of Andrew Scott, it will air on the Evening Standard online from September 24...
13:26, 09/18/2019

Colorado students walk out of vigil after politicians talk about gun control. They chanted ‘mental health’ One Colorado student said at a vigil for the school shooting, "They don't get what it's like to have people yelling at you, saying 'school shooter, run for your life.'"...
11:52, 05/09/2019

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17:39, 06/18/2019

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say....
13:26, 07/09/2019

NYPD cops receive survey on mental-health options amid suicide spike The NYPD on Thursday sent out a survey asking cops to assess the department’s mental-health options, amid a troubling spate of suicides among New York’s Finest, insiders told The Post. The voluntary, 22-question survey — sent out departme...
02:52, 08/16/2019

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the state's board of education approved changes to the curriculum Wednesday....
02:26, 07/19/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe transferred to hospital mental health ward from Iran jail British mother jailed in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital's mental health ward in Tehran, her husband has revealed....
01:13, 07/17/2019

"Overly Attached Girlfriend" Laina Morris Breaks Up With YouTube in Video on Mental Health Laina Morris is officially leaving YouTube. The 27-year-old, who went viral in 2012 for inspiring the "Overly Attached Girlfriend" meme, returned to YouTube for the first time in......
01:13, 07/26/2019

Black Man Walked With Rope by Mounted Police Has Mental Illness, According to Family: ‘They Don’t Care to Know the Whole Story’ Family members of Donald Neely, the 43-year-old homeless man who was handcuffed and led by a rope by two white Galveston, Texas, officers on horseback last weekend, said he has struggled with mental illness for years—and that his condition was well d...
14:13, 08/09/2019

Black Man Walked With Rope by Mounted Police Has Mental Illness, According to Family: 'They Don't Care to Know the Whole Story' Family members of Donald Neely, the 43-year-old homeless man who was handcuffed and led by a rope by two white Galveston, Texas, officers on horseback last weekend, say he has struggled with mental illness for years—and that his condition was well do...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Candace Owens Is At It Again, Coming Out Her Black Face to Whitesplain Away the Impact of White Supremacy And she’s back. Auntie Ruckus, aka black conservative commentator Candace Owens, was back on the Hill Friday in her role as white-nationalist-denier, telling a House committee that white supremacy is simply “not a problem” for black folks....
13:39, 09/21/2019

British royals William, Kate, Harry and Meghan launch mental health text service Britain's young royals, brothers Prince William and Prince Harry and their wives Kate and Meghan, launched a new phone messaging service on Friday to help people suffering a mental health crisis....
02:13, 05/10/2019

One year after Kate Spade's passing, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
17:13, 06/05/2019

De Blasio pens letter of support to NYPD days after ThriveNYC pulls out of cop mental health program Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged “help is always here” in a department-wide email to the NYPD amid an epidemic of cop suicides — just days after his wife’s signature mental health program pulled city resources from a training program for first responders...
20:00, 08/15/2019

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

De Blasio pens letter of support to NYPD days after ThriveNYC pulls out of cop mental health event Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged “help is always here” in a department-wide email to the NYPD amid an epidemic of cop suicides — just days after his wife’s signature mental health program pulled city resources from a training program for first responders...
18:52, 08/15/2019

Trump condemns ‘white supremacy,’ calls for mental health and gun reforms after double mass shootings President Trump called Monday for reforms at the intersection of mental health and gun laws -- including so-called "red flag laws" to take guns from those deemed a public risk -- in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings over the weekend that left a...
18:13, 08/05/2019

President Trump Calls for Crackdown on Violent Video Games, Mental Health Reforms After Shootings President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on violent video games and reforms to mental health laws, arguing that “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” in a speech from the White House after mass shootings in El P...
17:00, 08/05/2019

Pastor, mental health advocate Jarrid Wilson dies by apparent suicide, wife reports Most recently, Jarrid Wilson was an associate pastor at megachurch Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California. He was 30.        ...
21:52, 09/11/2019

Patrisse Cullors, Reform LA Jails Lead the Charge to Decriminalize Mental Health with #CancelMcCarthyContract Campaign For years, activist and community organizer Patrisse Cullors has poured her passion for the people into cofounding movements and coalitions such as Black Lives Matter and Reform LA Jails. But with the announcement of her #CancelMcCarthyContract campa...
23:13, 07/25/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
17:26, 05/03/2019

Video game makers must manage crunch time, increase diversity to improve mental health Video game makers should do a better job of managing crunch time and increasing diversity to improve workers' mental health, a nonprofit group says.       ...
19:13, 07/09/2019

Lisa Rinna praises daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin for revealing mental health struggles "Thankfully we found the appropriate therapies and overtime she is doing much much better," Lisa Rinna said of daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin.        ...
21:13, 07/23/2019

#LetsShirtTalk How Marvin Sordell is tackling football's taboo subjects of racism and mental health With each passing week of the new football season, another player seems to be racially abused as a result of their actions on the field. Meanwhile, there is an expectancy for footballers to offer up the solutions to problems deep-rooted in society, f...
15:00, 09/10/2019

#LetsShirtTalk How Marvin Sordell is tackling football's once taboo subjects of racism and mental health With each passing week of the new football season, another player seems to be racially abused as a result of their actions on the field. Meanwhile, there is an expectancy for footballers to offer up the solutions to problems deep-rooted in society, f...
05:26, 09/10/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton answered questions from an in-studio audience and comments section in the Facebook livestream. He dis...
05:13, 06/20/2019

Duke of Cambridge teams up with Katy Perry and other stars for Mental Health Awareness Week broadcast The Duke of Cambridge has teamed up with stars including Katy Perry and Stephen Fry to record a special radio message marking the start of Mental Health Awareness Week....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle the climate crisis, urging other countries to foll...
04:39, 06/30/2019

Per Mertesacker: ‘I want to make an impact on young people’s lives’ Arsenal’s academy manager talks about his parents’ influence, Mesut Özil and what he wants from his playersHow did you find the experience of writing a book?It was a good exercise for me to reflect on 30 years within football and different experience...
09:39, 09/12/2019

NYPD chief admits city insurance falls short on mental health care in wake of cop suicides Hours after the NYPD lost its eighth officer to suicide this year, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan admitted that the city’s health care system makes it tough for cops to seek mental health care. The top cop made the comments during an ...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
23:52, 06/12/2019

PM Modi Discusses Yoga, Ayushman Bharat Health Scheme At G20 Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday used the G20 Summit, held in Japan's Osaka city, to promote India's traditional healing measures, Yoga and his flagship Ayushman Bharat health scheme....
16:13, 06/29/2019

'Marriage Is Not Checkers, It's Chess': Summit Explores Making Black Love Last Barack and Michelle Obama aren’t the only black married couple in this country, and the Black Love Summit, held in Atlanta on Saturday, proved that. A spill-over from the successful docuseries Black Love—which returns to OWN on Aug. 10 and was create...
01:26, 07/24/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the Palestinians have often been accused...
13:39, 06/25/2019

NFL experts debate: Which offseason addition will make the biggest impact? The Dolphins might have their QB of the future. The Browns added a game-changer at WR. Our insiders pick the top instant-impact offseason acquisitions....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Giants’ Jabrill Peppers blows chance to make immediate impact Two plays told the story of safety Jabrill Peppers’ Giants debut. On his first pass attempt of the night, Jets quarterback Sam Darnold threw short to Quincy Enunwa on the right sideline. Peppers jumped the route and was in perfect position to welcome...
07:00, 08/09/2019

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
01:26, 06/29/2019

Gauff set to make Citi Open impact following Wimbledon fairytale "Coco Gauff has booked her place in the Citi Open after coming through qualifying. And she will hope to make a real impact after sealing a spot in the main draw of a tournament for just the third time."...
14:52, 07/30/2019

Gwyneth Paltrow's In Goop Health Summit Featured Julianne Hough, Meditation and More Goop fans and followers gathered in Los Angeles in Saturday for a day filled with meditation, health-conscious activities and more at the annual In goop Health summit. The site describes......
07:39, 05/19/2019

Prince William joined by Katy Perry and Alesha Dixon for radio message promoting Mental Health Awareness Week Prince William and stars including Katy Perry called on Britain to "stop and listen" today in a radio message about the importance of listening to a friend in need....
01:52, 05/14/2019

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21:26, 06/05/2019

Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is unclear.Read More...
19:26, 08/20/2019

Robert Quinn itching to make impact for Cowboys in return from suspension, injury Robert Quinn could have a significant role for the Cowboys' pass rush after the DE missed the first two games due to suspension.       ...
08:14, 09/19/2019

Gwyneth Paltrow called an 'extortionist' for expensive 'health summit' that turned out to be Goop sales pitch Attendees of Gwyneth Paltrow’s UK wellness summit in London are revolting after they were charged $5,700 to attend — then subjected to a weekend-long Goop sales pitch, while the actress skipped out on some of the festivities....
15:13, 07/03/2019

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
22:13, 05/28/2019

Student tells how he waited 'an age' for mental health support at university A former student who considered dropping out of university while waiting to speak to a mental health professional has said the wait for treatment "felt like an age."...
13:26, 05/19/2019

Oregon students will be able to take 'mental health days' off, thanks to teen activists The measure is an effort to combat the epidemic of suicide, which is Oregon's second leading cause of death among those ages 10 to 34.        ...
04:39, 07/22/2019

Row over 60 per cent spike in number of 'mental health' sick days taken by TfL workers An "eye-watering" 60 per cent rise in the number of sick days taken by Transport for London staff citing a mental health problem sparked a row today....
12:39, 09/19/2019

Pink gets real about mental health, anxiety: 'Talking about is the most important thing' During a candid conversation with Carson Daly on NBC News’ TODAY, Pink said anxiety is the "number one thing that kids now are going through."        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting mental health services are lacking in the facilities....
20:00, 06/17/2019

Qatar PM To Make Rare Trip To Saudi Arabia For Emergency Summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a......
00:39, 05/30/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William and Kate Middleton Launch Mental Health Helpline ''Shout'' The Royal family is doing their part to promote mental health awareness. Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William and Kate Middleton are teaming together to launch Shout, a new text......
06:13, 05/10/2019

Burger King launches 'Real Meals' based on moods for Mental Health Awareness Month Burger King has unveiled a selection of Whopper meals to suit a variety of moods in a bid to promote "authenticity" and the message that "no one is happy all the time."...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Inside the vaping health crisis that’s gripping New York St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a mint-flavored Juul pod while hanging out with frie...
16:26, 09/16/2019

GCSE results day 2019: Parents can harm students' mental health by bragging about results on Facebook, education experts warn But she added: "Whether you're deliriously happy or completely despondent it's as ever important to remember that your social media post might have an impact on someone else."...
12:13, 08/21/2019

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly outbreakMoise Kitsakihu-Mbira has lost his brother, his grandson and 11 other family members to Ebola. ...
06:39, 06/25/2019

Some vapers return to cigarettes amid growing e-cig health crisis What’s old is new again for some e-cigarette users who can’t seem to kick their nicotine habit. As the country’s vaping crisis continues to grow, some smokers who picked up e-cigs to break their addictions — including youngsters enticed b...
22:00, 09/16/2019

Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move similar to other legislative bodies in at least 15 other states....
13:52, 05/12/2019

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, kicked a brutal vaping habit over the summer, with help from a nicotine patch. But as soon as school st...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Tunisian president hospitalized 'in severe health crisis': presidency Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Thursday after suffering a "severe health crisis", the presidency said....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
19:39, 06/03/2019

Chronic wounds: the hidden health crisis hitting 2m Britons The NHS spends £5bn a year treating chronic wounds, mostly caused by injury or surgery. The numbers affected are rising fast – so why is this such a low priority?‘I got a little scar, an ulcer, but I thought nothing of it.” Lauren Brimble recalls the...
14:26, 07/29/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
02:52, 05/16/2019

#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis Vaping teens are inundating a popular video app with posts mocking recent health warnings about e-cigarettes. Dozens of videos are trending on the app TikTok under the hashtag #StopJuuling, but not because teens are trying to get ahead of the health ...
05:39, 09/11/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/22/2019

New York may soon ban flavored e-cigarettes, Cuomo declares ‘health crisis’ New York State may soon ban all flavors of e-cigarettes except for tobacco and menthol under a declaration of a public-health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. The proposed ban, which would take effect as early as Oct. 4, comes amid both a ...
19:39, 09/16/2019

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
23:00, 08/08/2019

Kate Middleton's Chelsea Flower Show garden: the Duchess of Cambridge's Back to Nature garden to be donated to Devon mental health facility The plants and landscaping from the Duchess of Cambridge's garden, co-designed with landscape architects Davies White, will move to Devon after its run at the Chelsea Flower Show....
21:13, 05/19/2019

A growing number of states call porn a public health crisis PHOENIX (AP) — More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, raising concerns among some experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. The Arizona Senate approved a resolution this week calling...
18:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
14:39, 05/23/2019

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, according to a new report....
07:14, 09/18/2019

Kanye West talks about his mental health struggles: 'You pretty much don't trust anyone' The two men discussed a number of hot-button topics from Me Too and mental illness to President Trump.        ...
21:13, 05/29/2019

MP Jared O'Mara taking time out 'to receive professional help' over mental health and personal issues Independent MP Jared O'Mara is taking time-out from his duties "to receive professional help to deal with my mental health and personal issues regarding self-medication"....
00:13, 07/26/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Desertification summit, Dorian death toll rising, UN project eases Mali tensions, Yemen funding crisis, hope for Cameroon A recap of Friday’s main stories: Desertification solutions can ease other world woes; Dorian death toll expected to rise; UN moves to ease communal tensions in Mali; Yemen funding crisis threatens reproductive health nationwide; special report on co...
23:52, 09/07/2019

Why being pregnant while black can seriously damage your health | Miriam Zoila Pérez In the US, women of color face more risks in pregnancy and childbirth than white women, and the reason for the disparity has become clear: racismWhen Jessica Roach’s second daughter was born premature, at just 34 weeks and five days, Roach found hers...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Black Lightning will reportedly show up for the Arrowverse's "Crisis On Infinite Earths" Although it shares a network, an executive producer, and a comic book universe of origin with The CW’s Arrowverse of superhero shows, Salim Akil’s Black Lightning has always kept itself separate from its more generally-goofy cousins like The Flash or...
23:52, 08/03/2019

Homeless Crisis in Los Angeles Highlights the Fall of the Black Middle Class Blacks make up just 9 percent of Los Angeles County’s population overall, but comprise 40 percent of the area’s homeless, pushed to the margins by decades of redlining, layoffs, mass incarceration and gentrification....
09:13, 09/10/2019

New York City public schools ‘toothless’ on vaping despite national health crisis While others are going as far as removing bathroom doors and expelling students caught just once with e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest district is taking a comparatively lax approach....
04:26, 09/15/2019

Cuomo orders health probe, new warning signs as vape crisis grows Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanded New Yorkers put down their e-cigarettes and other vaping devices Monday after federal health authorities reported an outbreak of mysterious illnesses tied to the popular devices left hundreds hospitalized across the country...
02:39, 09/10/2019

Planned Parenthood warns of ‘public health crisis’ after forced withdrawal from Title X “We believe there will be a public health crisis created by this denial of care,” said Sarah Stoesz, the Minnesota-based president of Planned Parenthood North Central States. “It’s a very sad day for the country.”...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Taraji P. Henson Is Victimized by Identity Thief Said to Have Made Off With At Least $12,000 in Ill-Gotten Gains Maybe a Chicago mom thought she actually was the sometimes criminally inclined Cookie Lyon of TV’s Empire. But prosecutors beg to differ, accusing the pregnant mom of six of being an identity thief....
06:26, 07/30/2019

Kamala Harris Reintroduces Bill Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis U.S. Senator Kamala Harris reintroduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (Maternal CARE) Act on Wednesday, her 2018 bill that seeks to address the ongoing black maternal health crisis....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugger, interesting.” When I told my grandparents that I was moving back to Detroit to work as an enviro...
16:26, 09/04/2019

Longtime Batman Actor, Black Lightning Characters Join The CW's Crisis Crossover Batman and Black Lightning are coming to The CW's Crisis. As revealed at the 2019 Television Critics Association summer press tour, the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover will span......
21:26, 08/04/2019

Arizona measure denouncing porn as public health crisis passes State Senate Pornography consumption has been proclaimed a public health crisis in Arizona. A bill passed in the Arizona State Senate on Monday highlights the potential dangers of pornography usage, but stops short of taking further measures to prevent its availa...
20:39, 05/08/2019

The Doctor Who Inspired House Navigates the Health Care Crisis in Netflix Docuseries Diagnosis For many of Dr. Google’s most anxious patients–the ones who consult WebMD’s Symptom Checker more often than the weather report–Lisa Sanders is a household name. A physician and author based at the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. ...
14:26, 08/15/2019

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health crisis....
18:13, 05/21/2019

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling verbal abuse at a Remain campaigner and poking a Union Jack flagpole at his face....
12:13, 05/23/2019

Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo get very real about the pay gap and toxic work environments Recently veteran actresses Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo had a conversation for Variety’s Actors On Actors series, and neither woman pulled any punches when it came to the subject of negotiating fair pay. Henson opened up about her struggle to se...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Cress Williams Seemingly Confirms that Black Lightning Will Appear in the Arrowverse's Crisis on Infinite Earths Black Lightning was the only superhero show on the CW that didn’t belong to or relate to the Arrowverse in some way. Seems like that’s changing, at least a little. Read more......
00:39, 08/04/2019

Hair health: 6 mistakes women make (KPRC) The way you shampoo, brush and heat your hair can all do damage to your gorgeous locks. Hairdresser Lindsey Kern has been working in the business for 14 years, and sees people making a lot of mistakes. First off, she says not using shampoo spe...
23:26, 05/14/2019

German Opponents of ECB's Crisis Strategy Make a Last Stand In a prosperous corner of southern Germany, opponents of Europe’s economic crisis-fighting strategy are making a last stand, attacking the giant bond-buying program launched 4½ years ago by the European Central Bank....
18:26, 07/31/2019

Can You Make a Page-Turning Thriller Out of the Ebola Crisis? In “Crisis in the Red Zone,” Richard Preston recounts how Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014 and what it meant for those desperate to treat the infected....
23:52, 08/08/2019

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis | Justin Onwenu Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugger, interesting.” When I told my grandparents that I was moving back to Detroit to work as an enviro...
16:52, 09/04/2019

The new 007 is a black woman – don't make her a Bond girl Online joy over Lashana Lynch inheriting James Bond’s codename may be premature. White men won’t give up their hero status so easilyFans have been hoping for a black actor to play James Bond at least since 2012, when Idris Elba was first rumoured as ...
14:26, 07/15/2019

'Teetering on a public health crisis.' New Title X policy forces Ohio Planned Parenthood clinics to close A new Trump administration policy that blocks Title X grantees from referring patients to abortion providers has left Planned Parenthood struggling to find funding        ...
19:26, 09/20/2019

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
18:00, 05/17/2019

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series set to make 680bhp AMG's ultimate, runout version of the GT will see 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 taken to its limit, as new prototypes are seen testing Mercedes-AMG is well into developing the swansong for the AMG GT range - the Black Series - ahead of its launch next yea...
17:13, 08/14/2019

Astronomers Make Movie of Black Hole Spinning Like a Top Scientists around the world were able to create a short visualization of an active black hole wobbling like a top, according to a new paper—an important observation for the field.Read more......
04:13, 04/30/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
16:13, 08/13/2019

Climate change, hurricanes make the affordable housing crisis even worse Low-income renters are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian, says a report by the Center for American Progess.       ...
23:26, 09/01/2019

Trump Discovers California's Homelessness Crisis, Will Absolutely Make It Worse The Trump administration is considering destroying homeless encampments in California and moving residents to new “facilities,” officials told the Washington Post Tuesday. A delegation of White House officials are on a “fact-finding” trip in Los Ange...
20:13, 09/11/2019

Black Women's Equal Pay Day: It's Bad Enough to Make 61 Cents on the Dollar, but What About the 'Emotional Tax'? Sixty-one cents on the dollar. That’s what black women currently make, in comparison to their equally qualified white male counterparts (of non-Hispanic origin). Despite being the most educated demographic, black women—also 80 percent of breadwinners...
22:00, 08/23/2019

7 Black-Ass Things I Will Teach My Kids to Make Them HBCU Ready My daughter is now 10 years old. This means in 8 years she’ll be off to Spelman College in Atlanta to become the best she can be at the best HBCU in the country. I remember announcing on this here website that her mother was pregnant. Oh how time fl...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Make Your New Favorite Bean Dip With Refried Black-Eyed Peas Canned black-eyed peas are quickly becoming one of my favorite pantry staples. They make an excellent quick stew, a surprising hummus, and—as I had suspected for a while now—are extremely delicious when refried....
02:00, 05/02/2019

'Orange is the New Black' stars on how it ends, and its impact: 'We were pioneers' Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" is ending with Season 7, streaming Friday. Stars Danielle Brooks and Laura Prepon talk the emotional last episode.        ...
01:00, 07/29/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
06:52, 05/17/2019

Men's health start-ups tout their simplicity, but some make it hard for customers to cancel The CEO of Ro, a company that sells erectile dysfunction and hair loss products, is calling out practices in the industry that make it hard for consumers to cancel....
15:00, 08/30/2019

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel ...
21:39, 07/07/2019

After a long journey, 16 rare black rhinos make a new home in eSwatini A group of 16 endangered black rhinos has been moved over 700 kilometers from poaching hotspot South Africa to an "ideal" - and safer - habitat in eSwatini, the eSwatini national wildlife authority said on Thursday....
15:39, 07/25/2019

Norte Chico: The First Civilization in the Americas? The Norte Chico Civilization was an ancient civilization / complex society belonging to the Pre-Columbian era. This civilization flourished in Peru about 5000 years ago, and hence has been considered to be the oldest known civilization to have existe...
20:00, 07/09/2019

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nations migration agency said Friday....
04:13, 08/18/2019

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have helped produce a short film highlighting the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.Living ecosystems like forests, mangroves, swamps and seabeds can pull en...
15:39, 09/19/2019

'Orange is the New Black' stars on series' finale, impact: 'We were pioneers' Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" is ending with Season 7, streaming Friday. Stars Danielle Brooks and Laura Prepon talk the emotional last episode.        ...
23:00, 07/26/2019

With $200 Million in Investment, JP Morgan Chase Hopes to Make Black Detroit Flourish If you google how Detroit is doing, one of the first words you’ll find in the headlines is “comeback.” The city has bounced back from bankruptcy and its downtown area, in particular, is now booming. But the question of economic recovery is also one o...
19:00, 06/26/2019

‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Reveals a Cast Ready to Make You Laugh Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis, and Ashley Nicole Black will star in a new half-hour sketch comedy series along with creator Robin Thede and executive producer Issa Rae....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Toni Morrison’s gift was to make black people feel seen | Irenosen Okojie In her inspirational writing, she gave voice to reality of the African American experienceIt is impossible to fully encapsulate the magnitude and influence of Toni Morrison, a writer of such power, gravitas and ingenuity, the rhapsodic praise almost ...
02:39, 08/13/2019

New Mexico coach Bob Davie will not make Notre Dame trip next week due to health concerns New Mexico football coach Bob Davie will not coach at Notre Dame next week, he announced. Davie coached the Irish for five seasons between 1997-2001.       ...
21:26, 09/05/2019

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were recorded at the US-Mexican border....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Pre-Columbian Explorers in the Americas: The Hard Evidence These days, few people still believe Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to travel to the “New World.”  ...
21:52, 08/18/2019

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Profession...
20:00, 06/19/2019

'I lost everything': Sharon Stone opens up about 2001 health crisis, massive stroke Academy Award-nominated actress Sharon Stone opened up about her 2001 health crisis to Variety. She told the publication that she "lost everything."        ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secur...
01:13, 07/18/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola now an international Public Health Emergency, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared an international Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s ...
13:52, 07/27/2019

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technolo...
14:39, 05/24/2019

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis. U.S. Navy Capt. B.J. Diebold is the mission commander. H...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Discovery of 16,000-year-old Footprint That Could Change the History of the Americas There are some discoveries that can change the way that we think about history. Archaeologists in Chile believe that they have made one such discovery.  ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
17:39, 05/30/2019

States call pornography a public health crisis; porn industry decries 'fear mongering' From Idaho to Pennsylvania, lawmakers in more than a dozen states have adopted resolutions declaring pornography a public health crisis.        ...
04:13, 05/10/2019

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Black Panther DP Rachel Morrison to make directorial debut with Barry Jenkins' Flint Strong After getting her start in short film and reality television—including a stint as director of photography for MTV’s The Hills—cinematographer Rachel Morrison has become a major name in the world of move-making of late, having brought her craft to eve...
11:26, 06/20/2019

Simply Spiced: how to make Mallika Basu's black pepper, dill and yoghurt salmon For the third recipe in our Simply Spiced series, Mallika Basu shows us how to make a simple and delicious topping for salmon - that can double as a dip...
17:39, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers agree to make California first state to pay full health benefits for some adults living in country illegally SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers agree to make California first state to pay full health benefits for some adults living in country illegally....
04:39, 06/10/2019

Idaho artifacts show human presence in Americas 16,600 years ago Artifacts including stone tools and animal bone fragments found in Idaho dating back about 16,600 years represent what may be the oldest evidence of humans in the Americas and offer insight into the routes people took as they spread into the New Worl...
22:52, 08/29/2019

CBOE Holdings To Present At UBS Best Of Americas Conference In London On September 13 CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the UBS Best of Americas Conference in London on Friday, September 13, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. London ...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Police Make Arrest in the Killing of Zoe Spears, Whose Death Marked the 10th of a Black Trans Woman This Year A Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Zoe Spears, a 23-year-old whose death last month outside Washington, D.C., marked the 10th this year of a black transgender woman....
14:39, 07/19/2019

Starting This Fall, Amtrak Will Make It Possible to Live Your Bestest, Blackest Bougie Black East Coast Life For a solid stretch—probably from at least 2008 through 2014—I’m going to assert that Washington, D.C., was the Black Brunch Capital of African America. If you wanted to see bougie blackness at its apex, the U Street N.W. corridor was your spot. It w...
20:13, 07/26/2019

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but the President’s latest maneuver may have just backfired in a major way: President Trump’s new ponytail ...
22:26, 06/14/2019

Humans arrived in Americas earlier than thought, new Idaho artifacts suggest Stone tools recovered from an archaeological dig in western Idaho suggest humans were living in the region at least 16,000 years ago, 1,000 years earlier than previously thought....
15:26, 08/30/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Will Sail Across the Atlantic for a Tour Around the Americas Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has announced that she will sail from Europe to North America in August, as part of a months-long climate tour around the Americas. The 16-year-old started a strike from school in her hometown of Stockholm in A...
17:13, 07/29/2019

Why the Coors Light "bra ad" is groundbreaking There’s currently a beer commercial known as “the bra ad.” It shows a woman dressed in office clothes returning to her apartment, kicking off her heels, opening her fridge, and cracking open a Coors Light before unhooking her bra and throwing it onto...
22:39, 08/21/2019

CBOE Wins Global Capital's ‘Derivatives Exchange of the Year - Americas' Award CHICAGO, IL -- May ­­29, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named "Derivatives Exchange of the Year -- Americas" Thursday night at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Americas Derivatives Awards 2015 ceremony in New Yor...
06:39, 05/02/2019

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 ceremony in New York City....
03:13, 05/02/2019

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max review: Better, but not groundbreaking What does it mean for a phone to earn the name "Pro"? Lots of power, for one. Usually great cameras. And software robust enough to handle arduous tasks with ease. The new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max certainly tick all these boxes, and — as yo......
13:13, 09/17/2019

Groundbreaking ceremony for new JTED campus TUCSON – Joint Technical Education District had a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for their new campus on the Southwest side. The new Bridges Innovation Learning Center will be built near Park Avenue and Interstate 10. The new school will offe...
11:26, 05/31/2019

Controversial Study Suggests 15,600-Year-Old Impression Is the Oldest Human Footprint Ever Found in the Americas An apparent human footprint uncovered by archaeologists in Chile has been dated to 15,600 years old, placing it among the oldest prints ever found in the New World. It’s an intriguing discovery that suggests an early settlement of South America by h...
17:39, 04/30/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference in London on Tuesday, May 24 CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference in London on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at 8:50 a.m. Chicago...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Scientists in Chile have found a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans' presence in the Americas A team of scientists in Chile say they've found a human footprint that dates back more than 15,000 years -- the oldest one ever found in the Americas....
04:13, 04/30/2019

Groundbreaking astronomer Kepler 'may have practised alchemy' Analysis of Kepler’s manuscripts finds high levels of metals used in a pseudoscience still practised in the 16th and 17th centuriesThe pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler may have had his eyes on the heavens, but chemical analysis of his manuscript...
20:13, 06/13/2019

Robert Frank, groundbreaking photographer, dead at 94 Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book "The Americans" captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of clean lighting and linear composition, has died. He was 94....
18:39, 09/10/2019

Lisa Kudrow on The Comeback’s groundbreaking satire Why a post-Friends Kudrow and Sex and the City’s Michael Patrick King’s cult comedy is still as relevant as everIn May 2004, the actor Lisa Kudrow met her colleague Michael Patrick King for lunch in Los Angeles. Kudrow had just finished playing the p...
19:52, 06/15/2019

Groundbreaking trial aims to reduce miscarriages by 50% Women who have suffered recurrent miscarriages will take part in a groundbreaking trial to find out if antibiotics could reduce inflammation of the womb and increase live birth rates....
19:13, 09/13/2019

HIV completely removed from mice in groundbreaking study In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hope that a cure could be on the horizon....
23:00, 07/04/2019

'Beauty available to all': groundbreaking US buildings added to Unesco list A group of eight projects by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright are now included on the list of 1,000 heritage sites around the worldA villa in Los Angeles and a church near Chicago have been granted the same level of cultural recognition as the pyrami...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Fujifilm launches the groundbreaking 102-megapixel mirrorless GFX100 While there are four full-frame mirrorless cameras battling it out for supremacy, Fujifilm is content to stick with APS-C and medium-format. Now, it has announced that its impressive flagship medium-format camera, the 102-megapixel GFX100, will soon....
10:00, 05/23/2019

This Camaro Became Formula Drift's Groundbreaking First Electric Car After Getting Hit by a Train “This technology is completely untapped,” Joe Napoleon said of the eerily quiet all-electric but blindingly quick Chevrolet Camaro EL1. “Everybody talks about it. Nobody does shit about it. We’re going to go debunk all the myths.”...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Invisible Ink on Nile Papyrus Revealed by Groundbreaking Method The first thing that catches an archaeologist's eye on the small piece of papyrus from Elephantine Island on the Nile is the apparently blank patch.  ...
21:52, 08/21/2019

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking 'Ball Four,' dies at 80 Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80....
04:26, 07/11/2019

Rihanna is launching a groundbreaking new fashion label with LVMH Rihanna announced Friday that she will debut a line called Fenty this spring through LVMH. Her luxury house will be based in Paris.        ...
11:52, 05/11/2019

Trump’s housing finance plan will make mortgages more expensive, especially for black borrowers, housing groups say The administration’s plan to overhaul the housing finance system would make mortgages more expensive for minority borrowers and aspiring homeowners in the South, the Midwest and rural communities, according to fair housing and lending groups....
21:26, 09/10/2019

Supreme Court could hear groundbreaking case that challenges UN immunity As world leaders descend on New York for this year’s U.N. General Assembly, the immunity enjoyed by the organization is being challenged at the U.S. Supreme Court.  ...
20:26, 09/21/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is the Groundbreaking Fantasy Epic We've Been Waiting For The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance may be perfect nostalgia...because it never acts nostalgic. It’s a gripping fantasy that expands Jim Henson’s iconic world, challenging viewers of all ages with complex themes, horrifying imagery, and an environmen...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user.Read more......
16:26, 06/13/2019

Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-ups under groundbreaking new Vatican law Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Pose Just Made History With 6 Groundbreaking 2019 Emmy Nominations The cast and crew of Pose is receiving some much deserved recognition. Earlier this morning, The Good Place's D'Arcy Carden and The Masked Singer's Ken Jeong announced the......
23:26, 07/16/2019

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
13:00, 07/11/2019

The Lawless High Seas May Soon Gain Protections Under a Groundbreaking Ocean Treaty THE SARGASSO SEA—Ana Paula, the Esperanza’s officer in charge of the crew and equipment, readies the great white crane to drop the manta trawl into the Sargasso Sea. The trawl’s yellow wings and nearly 10-foot long mesh net that give it the appearanc...
20:13, 08/20/2019

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Groundbreaking Astrophysics Mission NASA has selected SpaceX of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, which will allow astronomers to discover, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most exo...
02:26, 07/09/2019

Groundbreaking climate change discovery made by, sigh, Boaty McBoatface Climate change is real, and many would argue the most serious existing threat to humanity. Today, British scientists announced a major new discovery about how climate change is affecting sea levels that will most likely cause climate scientists to re...
23:52, 06/18/2019

This Groundbreaking Portrait of Beyoncé Will Be Added to the Smithsonian Gallery’s Permanent Collection A historic portrait of Beyoncé taken by photographer Tyler Mitchell will be displayed at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. The portrait of Beyoncé made history last year, when Mitchell became the first black photographer to sho...
21:52, 08/07/2019

Groundbreaking cancer-fighting drugs now included in updated UN list of essential medicines The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Tuesday that dozens of new drugs have been added to the list of essential medicines that every country should have, including new cancer treatments that can be swallowed rather than injected....
22:00, 07/09/2019

From the Dress That Birthed Google Images to the Groundbreaking Career: 50 Fascinating Facts About Jennifer Lopez It's Jenny from the Block's golden birthday! Despite the fact that Jennifer Lopez appears to be aging in reverse, the iconic quintuple-threat--seriously, is there anything she......
10:13, 07/25/2019

This Italian-Egyptian Singer Was Attacked By Populist Politicians. His Groundbreaking Success Is Silencing Critics In February, Alberto Biancheri, the mayor of a small Italian coastal town near the French border, walked onstage carrying a statuette of a golden lion: the prize of the 2019 Sanremo Festival, awarded every year to the best new Italian song. TV camera...
20:13, 09/11/2019

| Sesame Street: Watch as New York City names road after groundbreaking children's TV show A New York street has been renamed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the children's show. West 63rd Street between Central Park West and Broadway will now officially be known as Sesame Street....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Deutsche Bank Has Proposed Replacing Americas CEO With Investment-Bank Finance Chief Deutsche Bank executives have sought to promote the finance chief of the investment bank to replace the current Americas CEO, an important role responsible oversight of the bank’s sprawling North American operations....
18:26, 06/19/2019

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
08:13, 07/17/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Quiet day for most TUCSON – Most of us stay dry to except for areas to the south and east of Tucson. Our storm chance increases by the end of the weekend! Today: Most stay dry, sunny and hot today (10%). High: 101° Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 77° Tomor...
18:13, 07/18/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
22:39, 07/17/2019

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They fo...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
03:00, 07/18/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
00:01, 08/01/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
04:13, 08/04/2019

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improve...
00:13, 09/06/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
13:52, 07/27/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flooding....
19:00, 05/02/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
06:26, 09/10/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
02:13, 09/11/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
17:52, 07/20/2019

Robert Frank, groundbreaking 'The Americans' photographer, dies at 94 Robert Frank, a giant of 20th century photography whose book "The Americans" captured candid moments of the 1950s, has died at 94, his wife confirmed.        ...
21:26, 09/10/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:13, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Why Rihanna’s New Luxury Fashion Line Is Such a Groundbreaking Moment for Fashion Rihanna confirmed on Friday the launch of her much-rumored new luxury fashion brand in partnership with LVMH Moët Hennessy (LVMH), the largest luxury goods conglomerate in the world. The new deal makes Rihanna the first woman of color to lead an...
05:00, 05/11/2019

The Best Bar Regulars Are the Quiet Ones Being a regular at a bar is pretty simple—just show up a lot. But being a good regular, one that the bartenders actually like having around, is an art. It’s all about restraint. In addition to knowing when you should stop drinking, and how to not be ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

How to Get Your Cat to Be Quiet in the Morning It’s 5:37 a.m., do you know where your cat is? Of course you do. He’s sitting at the foot of your bed, screeching at the top of his tiny lungs to be fed. Being rousted from your slumber so insistently is bound to drive even the most devoted of cat lo...
17:39, 07/18/2019

'You don't have to look black to be black': The complex racial identity of a tiny Ohio town - video In the remote Ohio town of East Jackson, which sits in the Appalachian foothills, residents have for decades identified as black – despite the fact they appear white. Tom Silverstone and Francisco Navas visit a place where residents' racial lines hav...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
20:39, 07/14/2019

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to...
02:26, 09/08/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
11:13, 08/20/2019

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously rem...
12:00, 09/09/2019

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
19:52, 08/03/2019

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications ...
08:52, 09/03/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
20:13, 08/10/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
19:45, 08/11/2019

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
22:26, 07/11/2019

Why industry is going green on the quiet ‘Secret sustainability’ is on the rise, with companies loath to talk about their ecological credentials. Why?There’s a factory in Asia that uses only a single litre of water to make a pair of jeans. That’s 346 litres less than Levi-Strauss estimated ...
12:52, 09/08/2019

The hurricane season has been rather quiet so far. Will it last? The last time that we've gone from July 15 through August 19 with no named storms in the Atlantic was 1982.        ...
17:26, 08/20/2019

Mainly quiet for the next couple of days TUCSON –  Most of us stay dry the rest of the work week but our chance for storms increases late this weekend into early next week! Today: Partly cloudy and warm with most staying dry (10%). High: 102° Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm overnight...
16:52, 07/25/2019

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
09:39, 06/24/2019

Yankees bats go quiet when it mattered most LOS ANGELES — A day after pummeling a Cy Young candidate Friday evening, the Yankees couldn’t figure out Tony Gonsolin in his fifth big league game and fourth start on Saturday. Nor did they have much success against the Dodger’s relievers until the ...
01:52, 08/25/2019

U.S. Stocks Climb in Quiet Session U.S. stocks climbed, lifted by advances in shares of everything from retailers to technology firms. Major indexes flitted between small gains and losses throughout the morning, then bounced higher, ultimately pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
22:39, 08/28/2019

Everyone Be Quiet, Lion Beyoncé Is Talking! We’ve seen a lot of impressive imagery from Disney’s remake of The Lion King but fans were wondering what it would all look like once those animals got to talking. Now we finally know. As they say, be prepared.Read more......
03:26, 06/04/2019

Jeff McNeil is going quiet when Mets need him most Jeff McNeil was lost for words following the Mets’ 3-2 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday night. He sat motionless in front of his locker, still dressed in his uniform, while the rest of his teammates got a head start on packing for their series in Colora...
07:26, 09/16/2019

Dow Industrials Edge Up in Quiet Session Major U.S. stock indexes were little changed as investors looked ahead to meetings later this month where central bankers are expected to cut interest rates....
23:00, 09/09/2019

The Quiet Importance Of Idle Animations When you stop moving in Sonic the Hedgehog games, Sonic taps his toe. When you leave Arthur Morgan on his horse, he will pet them affectionately. These are video game idle animations, and they’re beautiful, because for a brief moment the characters w...
03:26, 05/07/2019

Interior’s Bernhardt quiet on possible new BLM headquarters VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says he is looking at every job in the Bureau of Land Management to determine if the role is essential and if it should be based in Washington, D.C. Bernhardt said at the Western Governors’ ...
05:39, 06/11/2019

KfW: The quiet giant of German finance With a balance sheet of €486 billion, KfW is Germany’s third-largest bank and a key player in German finance. Does it provide a protective cloak to the country’s financial well-being or cast a shadow over its banking sector?...
18:52, 09/16/2019

On Pro Basketball: Draymond Green Has Never Been Better. Or This Quiet. Golden State’s Green is known for his constant stream of chatter, but of late he has redirected it from the referees to the game with results a teammate could only describe as “ridiculous.”...
22:26, 05/19/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shap...
23:00, 07/01/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Quiet supersonic passenger airplane unveiled Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has revealed plans for its Quiet Supersonic Technology Airliner, or QSTA, that will leverage its joints research with NASA to create a passenger airplane capable of Mach 1.8....
16:00, 06/20/2019

NFL love story leads to quiet engagement The biggest play of long snapper Matt Overton’s life didn’t take place on the football field. In April, the former Colts player proposed to girlfriend Breanna Fonner, a former Indianapolis cheerleader, who was a member of the Colts’...
23:39, 06/26/2019