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Debate: Should Anorexic Patients Be Force-Fed in Treatment?

A recent court case raised serious debate worldwide on whether or not it is okay to force feed a patient with anorexia. Now, the question remains: Is it right to force-feed a patient with severe anorexia against their wishes? Dr. Evan Harris, the former Liberal Democrat MP and a member of the British Medical Association’s . . . . Continue Reading


Schools Push Back Start Times to Boost Productivity and Mental Health

Do you remember the dreaded early mornings before school? They were brutal. The snooze button could only help so much. For decades, early start times and grade school seemed to go hand in hand. Now, some schools are fighting back in an effort to improve academic performance and mental health. With a population of just . . . . Continue Reading


Lena Dunham Reveals Battles With Anxiety, Depression And Mental Health Stigmas

Whether you are a fan of Lena Dunham or not, you have to commend her for speaking out about her struggles with anxiety. Although Dunham has been the focus of controversy since she entered the industry, Dunham is using her voice to spread the message of hope for those struggling with debilitating anxiety. Who is Lena . . . . Continue Reading


February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

The month of February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! The purpose of Teen DV month is to raise awareness about teenagers and young adults that endure abuse in intimate relationships.  The official week of recognition is typically February 13-19; however, events occur nationally throughout the month of February in recognition of this important cause. . . . . Continue Reading


Doctor Found Guilty of Murder for Overprescribing Pills

  Recently, we wrote an article about a woman suing her doctor for overprescribing painkillers. We wanted to know your opinion about the matter. Should doctors receive punishment for overprescribing opioids? Whether you agree with it or not, it just happened. A California woman became the first doctor in the United States to be found guilty of . . . . Continue Reading


The Benefits and Risks of Cryotherapy Treatment

When it comes to new therapies and mental health treatments, most of us have heard it all. Everything from detoxing, fasting and meditation retreats have peaked in popularity at one point or another. Yet, an innovative form of therapy pushes the limit on new age science. It’s called cryotherapy and it involves rapid  exposure to . . . . Continue Reading


Revenge Body Contestant Opens Up to Khloe Kardashian About Past Drug Addiction

If you love weight loss reality shows, you have to check out Khloe Kardashian’s new show “Revenge Body.” It features overweight contestants who vow to lose weight in order to get “revenge” on loved ones who had hurt them in the past due to their weight. The show aired on January 12, 2017, and has received positive . . . . Continue Reading


The Benefits of All Types of Teas

If you are a coffee drinker, this article might convince you to change it up. There are a plethora of benefits to drinking tea, and the type of tea you drink will offer different benefits.  Consumed for centuries, tea is a staple in many cultures and a way of life in many countries. Take a . . . . Continue Reading


Should Patients Sue Their Doctors For Overprescribing Opioids?

The year was 2007. Makenzie Colby had just broken her tailbone. Desperate, she went to the doctor for pain relief. The doctors suggested she undergo a surgery to remove her tailbone, but unfortunately the procedure left her in chronic pain. She was referred to a clinic where she was prescribed a powerful pain killer called . . . . Continue Reading


Could Birth Control Help Women Beat Addiction?

Being a woman has its challenges. From PMS to menopause, hormonal fluctuations can wreak havoc on a woman’s body. The ups and down can trigger everything from depression, weight gain, and exhaustion. These imbalances influence a woman in a variety of ways. Now, a recent study suggests that hormones might also make women more vulnerable . . . . Continue Reading