How smartphones and social media contribute to depression and anxiety in teens

I recently celebrated my 10-year anniversary working as a therapist with the Teen Xpress program. I have now spent over a decade counseling teenagers, and in that time clothing styles, technology, politics, methods of learning, even socializing has evolved. In all the ways that the world has changed, though, it seems that nothing has rocked a [...]

By |2018-04-20T16:54:08+00:00April 20th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Energy drinks the cause of many sudden cardiac deaths in young people, researchers find

By Christopher Maynard Christopher Maynard is a New York-based writer and editor who has worked as a security guard, high school teacher, theatrical lighting designer and volunteer fireman. He is a graduate of Marist College. To many adolescents and young adults, energy drinks have become essential for getting through the day. But they carry a serious [...]

By |2018-04-18T19:39:45+00:00April 18th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Teenagers who smoke cannabis damage their brains for LIFE and may be more likely to develop schizophrenia

American researchers say the drug is particularly dangerous for a group of people who have a genetic susceptibility to the mental health disorder - and it could be the trigger for it. 01 May 2012, Tilburg, Netherlands --- Heidi from Limburg, Belgium, smokes a joint in the Toermalijn coffee shop in Tilburg April 29, 2012. [...]

By |2018-04-17T19:54:10+00:00April 17th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

A Woman Was Embalmed Alive In Russia – What Does That Actually Mean?

A 28-year-old Russian woman died last week after doctors mistakenly infused her body with a concentrated embalming chemical during routine surgery. According to a report by the state-controlled news agency RT, Ekaterina Fedyaeva was at a hospital in the western Russian city of Ulyanovsk undergoing a laparoscopic operation to remove ovarian cysts, in the hopes of soon becoming [...]

By |2018-04-12T21:34:08+00:00April 12th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Paramedics set to prescribe medicines

Advanced paramedics in England will be able to prescribe medicines to people who do not need hospital treatment, under new laws starting on Sunday. Up to seven out of 10 people currently seen by advanced care paramedics may need help - but not a hospital visit. Paramedics only have a limited ability to supply medicines [...]

By |2018-03-31T15:07:47+00:00March 31st, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

TV show “Nightwatch” coming to Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Baton Rouge is becoming more like Hollywood, a TV show got the go ahead from Metro Council to film here. "Nightwatch" produced by 44 Blue Productions will show what Baton Rouge EMS workers deal with on an overnight shift. "It shows the rest the country, another great thing about [...]

By |2018-03-29T15:17:07+00:00March 29th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments