Dr. Rosanne Leipzig explains what’s normal, what’s not, and how to enjoy your later years in life.
A new brain discovery identifies marker associated with risk of suicide. Researchers estimate half of this population is affected by hearing loss. Scientists are getting up close and personal with our guts. Watching the clock may be worsening your insomnia.
Suzanne Gordon’s new book “Our Veterans” explores the question: have we failed our service members?
The SAMHSA created a suicide and crisis hotline in 2005 to help those struggling. This year, the ten-digit number was changed to just three: 988.
Are tattoos the future of medicine? Teens who have a miscarriage are twice as likely to attempt suicide. Antibiotics may not be the cure to your urinary tract infection. And finally, as the temperature rises, so do emergency room visits.
It’s long been the case that men over 70 have the highest rate of suicide. Dr. Carrie Ditzel discusses some possible reasons as to what’s driving elderly men to take their own lives.
Major surgery such as a heart bypass may increase the risk of dementia. Then, a study finds that gun violence is up by 30% since the start of the pandemic. Also, could the anxiety of being heard by someone else play a role in stuttering? And finally, research says about half of pregnancies in the United States are unintended.
Among active duty and veterans of the War on Terror, suicides have claimed four times more lives than combat since 9-11, according to a recent study. The study’s author discusses why the toll is higher than for previous conflicts, and he and another expert in tragedy recovery discuss what the military, VA, and loved ones can do to prevent 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.
Healthcare workers in ER’s and ICU’s are in their 11th month of fighting Covid-19 and its exhaustion and depression. Two front line doctors describe how they’re managing to stay optimistic amid so much chaos, and how the vaccine has given them a goal keeping them afloat.
Experts explain the reality—that ECT is a quiet procedure that provokes a short brain seizure, releasing huge amounts of neurotransmitters to reset the brain in what is the quickest and most dependable treatment for severe and often suicidal depression.
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 …