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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Pair of referees had seen enough with national anthem protests, and made their own big-time statement

Two high school referees took great offense when players from Monroe High School took a page out of Colin Kaepernick’s playbook and protested during the national anthem. Those refs were so offended, in fact, that they staged their own protest by walking away from the game that they were supposed to be working. NJ.com is reporting…

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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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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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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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Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Congress CHIPs Away At Health Insurance For Kids

In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, and Joanne Kenen of Politico discuss Congress’s tardiness in renewing the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP), and play the parlor game of who might become the new secretary of Health and Human Services. Also, the pod panel interviews Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) about his new Medicare buy-in bill.

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Latest Scandal Too Much For HHS Secretary Tom Price. He’s Out.

Tom Price resigned from running the Department of Health and Human Services after a series of news stories detailing how he tallied more than $400,000 in private plane travel paid for by taxpayers

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