With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit

In a new paper published in Clinical Psychological Science, my colleagues and I found that the increases in depression, suicide attempts and suicide appeared among teens from every background – more privileged and less privileged, across all races and ethnicities and in every region of the country. All told, our analysis found that the generation of teens I call “iGen” – those born after 1995 – is much more likely to experience mental health issues than their millennial predecessors.

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The Roy Moore Saga…To Support or Not Support

Finally, based on what we know, perhaps the question to ask is how will these accusations affect Roy Moore’s ability to perform his job as a Senator? And/or have the accusations made him less capable of his job? If your answer is yes, then vote against him. If you answer no, then vote for him. But whatever you decide, be sure you can live with your decision. I know I don’t regret my decision in this past presidential election.

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Perspectives On Gun Violence: Mass Shootings Are Not ‘Inevitable’; It Is ‘A Mental Health Issue’

In response to the weekend’s mass shooting in a small town in Texas, opinion writers offer their ideas on why gun violence continues to plague the United States.

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The Strategic and Tactical Balance Myth

Often when discussing strategy and tactics when it comes to getting work done the word “balance” comes up. The concept being, finding a point of harmony between the two sides so they each get equal consideration. It’s this mythical point of balance that many believe is the sweet spot they need to strive for. I say that the concept of balance between strategy and tactics is a myth.

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Woman tweets photo of her trick or treat handouts — and people can’t stop laughing

It’s that time of year again when costumed trick or treaters everywhere will be roaming neighborhoods seeking to fill bags, plastic pumpkins and pillowcases full of candy.

Are these…tricks or treats??

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Corey Feldman plans film to take down Hollywood pedophiles: ‘I’ve been living in fear’

Actor Corey Feldman has launched a fundraising drive for a documentary he claims will spotlight a network of Hollywood pedophiles. Recent revelations in a New York Times exposé against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein appears to have motivated one of the ’80s biggest child celebrities to bring his story of sexual abuse to the big screen.…

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Las Vegas killer’s brother arrested for child porn

The brother of the man behind the worst mass shooting in modern US history has been arrested on suspicion of having child pornography, police said on Wednesday. Bruce Paddock — one of Stephen Paddock’s three brothers — was arrested early Wednesday in Los Angeles, officer Norma Eisenman told AFP. She said Paddock, 59, is facing child…

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Preparing for safe “Trick or Treat” fun on Halloween

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2017 – For many families, this weekend will be filled with preparations for Halloween and the tradition of visiting neighbors for trick or treat fun. CouponChief.Com offers some great advice on the biggest dangers, and how to safely avoid them, for Halloween trick or treaters. Being safe on the streets: The images of…

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Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico–What the Media and Trump Admin Aren’t Reporting

Puerto Rico, a US territory of appx. 3.5 million people, with a vibrant independent culture and rich history, is dying. Gross mismanagement, incompetence, political maneuvering, financial debt, and the absolute devastation wrought by hurricane Maria have left the colony destitute.

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Giving Birth Is Hard Enough. Try It In The Middle Of A Wildfire.

Moms-to-be in labor had to be evacuated from Santa Rosa hospitals in the midst of the California wildfires.

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