The complicated and tense link between gun violence and mental health

The unthinkable has become horribly predictable. On Tuesday afternoon, an 18-year-old gunman opened fire on a Texas elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, about 85 miles west of San Antonio, killing at least 19 children, two adults and injuring others. It was the deadliest elementary school shooting in the United States since a 20-year-old gunman killed … Read more

caregiver: How 24-hour caregiving responsibilities affect a person’s well-being and mental health | In depth

Barsha Nag Bhowmick May 25, 2022, 08:00 HSTSource: Simply put, a caregiver is someone who takes care of the needs or concerns of someone with short or long term limitations due to illness, injury or disability. Caregiving can have many rewards. For most caregivers, being there when a loved one needs you is a … Read more

Biden to sign police order on anniversary of Floyd’s death | Health, Med. & Fitness

By MIKE BALSAMO, ZEKE MILLER and CHRIS MEGERIAN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress deadlocked over how to address racism and the excessive use of force, President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on policing on Wednesday, the second anniversary of the death of George Floyd. The decision reflects Biden’s struggle … Read more

Sacramento County has first probable Monkeypox virus case in California – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento County public health officials said they are investigating a probable travel-related case of the monkeypox virus. The probable case – believed to be the first in California – was announced by public health officials on Tuesday. READ MORE: Gun found in second-grader’s desk at South Sacramento school, district says “This case … Read more

Working past retirement age linked to improved physical and mental health – by job

In a new study published in BMC Public Healthresearchers have found that working later in life can be beneficial for some, but have negative effects for people in high-demand or low-paying jobs. Research shows that work, compared to involuntary unemployment, is good for mental health; however, there is little work regarding mental and physical health … Read more

IntelliCentrics Innovations Help Dallas Hospital and Advanced Clinics’ Mission to Provide Cutting-Edge Medicine and Personalized Patient Care

DALLAS, May 25, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IntelliCentrics (6819.HK), the innovator of SEC³URE Ethos, SEC³URE Passport, Link & GO!, BioBytes™ and BioBytes™ Visitor, today announced that Advanced Dallas Hospital & Clinics has joins IntelliCentrics’ SEC³URE Ethos, the largest trust-based healthcare community. IntelliCentrics provides medical personnel credentials for its short-term acute care hospital physicians in Dallas. “We are extremely … Read more

Scientists create genetically modified tomatoes to boost vitamin D

Dr Jie Li examines tomatoes fortified with vitamin D. Credit: Phil Robinson Tomatoes genetically modified to produce vitamin D, known as the sunshine vitamin, could be a simple and lasting innovation to solve a global health problem. The researchers used gene editing to turn off a specific molecule in the plant’s genome that increased provitamin … Read more