Articles By Jennifer Nelson
Murder and assault rates rose nationwide in the first half of 2020, although other violent and property crime rates are on the decline, according to the FBI’s most recent Preliminary Uniform Crime Report (UCR). There was a time, not that long ago, when certain medical conditions were discussed in hushed whispers. It's time for that to change. The next chapter in the United States' long, complex history with flame retardants. An experimental drug that was recently shown to slow the progression of ALS may have the potential to prolong patient survival. Globally, despite some individual differences, humanity is adapting to the pandemic and finding a way to move forward emotionally. The “golden hour” is the one hour period, prehospital time, that a patient requires treatment before death or disability is likely imminent. Unfortunately, when it comes to kids and mental health, some parents don’t seek the help their child needs - or they can't find it. COVID-19 may not be spread as easily on surfaces as originally thought. The real culprit is the air we breathe. People taking medications for hypertension should monitor their blood pressure if they contract COVID-19. If it drops, contact your doctor.