Medical Notes: Week of January 5, 2020

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 5, 2020, including two experimental drugs that show promise in women with certain types of breast cancer. Then, the federal communications commission has started the process to create a three-digit number similar to 9-1-1 that connects to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Then, it appears that teenagers aren’t very good at telling the difference between real and fake news, and finally, can magic mushrooms be used to treat depression?

Medical Notes: Week of May 5, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of May 5, 2019.

Veterinarian Suicide

A new CDC report shows that suicide among veterinarians is much higher than in the general population. Experts discuss the unique stresses that affect these professionals, including financial, compassion fatigue, euthanasia, and online harassment. They also discuss measures being taken to prevent mental health struggles and suicide.

Medical Notes: Week of February 17, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 30, 2018.

18-22 Segment 1: Doctor Suicide

Doctors are attempting suicide in high numbers, and are much more likely than the general population to complete it. Experts discuss the coverup of doctor suicides, the reasons behind depression in doctors, and why doctors who are depressed are less likely than normal to get help.

16-24 Segment 1: Doctor Suicide

Experts discuss the coverup of doctor suicides, the reasons behind depression in doctors, and why doctors who are depressed are less likely than normal to get help.

15-30 SEGMENT 2: CHILD SUICIDE SURVIVORS

  Synopsis: Children whose parents die by suicide face a difficult emotional recovery. Well-meaning adults often make it worse with their mistakes in how they talk about the death. Experts discuss the right and wrong ways to help children cope with parental suicide. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Wendy Parmley, psychotherapist and author, Hope After Suicide: … Continue reading 15-30 SEGMENT 2: CHILD SUICIDE SURVIVORS