Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Relentless Optimism Linked to Faulty Frontal Lobe Function

By Rebecca Jones


Ever wonder why someone will continue to see the glass half full regardless of the overwhelming evidence to the contrary? According to new research conducted by the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging a fault in the function of the frontal lobe of the brain could be to blame.



Telemedicine Provides Safe and Effective Abortions to Rural Communities

By Rebecca Jones


A new and extremely controversial abortion method is dividing doctors as well as patients. Telemedicine abortions are growing in popularity is states like Iowa but despite an overwhelmingly high satisfaction rate from women, many are concerned that virtual medicine can’t compete with having a doctor present during a procedure. (more…)

World Health Organization Report Shines Light on Hospital Risks

According to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) going to the hospital may be a lot more dangerous than you think. On Friday the WHO released a report bringing attention to the risks of infection and doctor error that patients face worldwide and some of their findings are shocking. (more…)

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Suicide and Depression

Depression is one of the most common illnesses affecting Americans; nearly 400,000 attempt suicide each year and 34,000 succeed. In fact suicide kills more people worldwide than war, accidents and homicides combined.  Despite this fact, it is still a topic for which our misunderstanding is matched only by our reluctance to talk about it. Here are ten things everyone should know about the dangers of suicide and depression. (more…)