Health & Safety

Here's Demi Lovato With a Heartfelt Speech on Mental Health

[Lovato's father, who she has said was abusive and struggled with mental health issues, died of cancer in 2013.] So I took a look at my life and I said, 'Something has to change, I've got to get sober' — so I did. I made changes in my life, and the ...and more »


Signs of progress amid county's continued low health ranking

Watkins sees the the county's low ranking “as an opportunity for the rest of the community to see there is a need to modify our health behavior.” The health rankings amount to “an annual overview of how we are doing and if there is a need for a change ...and more »

Olean Times Herald

2018-03-17 17:36:38

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Marshfield Clinic, Security Health to invest $300000 for Healthy Communities grants

“MCHS and Security Health Plan are extremely proud to support our local organizations and communities through the ABCs for Healthy Communities grant program,” said Jay Shrader, vice president, Community Health & Wellness, MCHS. “We've talked with ...

Ashland Daily Press

2018-03-17 16:45:00

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Veterans hospital killings spotlight problem of violence against health care workers

The man's complaint seemed straightforward: He had come to the emergency room last June at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Massachusetts, for wrist pain that wouldn't quit. The 24-year-old patient seemed anxious. But he didn't present any signs of ...and more »

2018-03-17 15:17:00

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Editorial: California's unspent mental health funds are an outrage

The outrage is that the unspent money is needed now for the nearly 20 percent of Californians with mental issues. It's needed for programs with proven records. The treatment success rate for mental illness is roughly 70 percent, helping keep the ...and more »

The Mercury News

2018-03-17 15:15:00

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The story of your life and the power of memoir

I play poker in a weekly game hosted by an 80-year-old man named Mort. During a recent game, I noticed a stack of composition books, scribbled-over yellow pads, and Bic pens spread over his dining table. What was he up to? Mort said he had lost his ...

Harvard Health (blog)

2018-03-17 14:30:41

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