HEALTH & WELLNESS - You’re a healthy person with an active life. On your list of things-to-do, (right before throwing a graduation party for your kid, getting your Masters Degree, or moving out of town for that long-awaited job promotion), is to get that back surgery your doctor has been harping on, or a breast reduction for structural reasons to relieve ongoing pain.
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LGBTQ YOUTH - The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) quietly removed information intended to help prevent LGBTQ youth suicide from one of its websites after Gov. Greg Abbott (R) was criticized by a primary opponent for “promoting transgender sexual policies to Texas youth.”
CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH - The children keep coming. Some are rushed to the emergency room of Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego harboring thoughts of suicide, others because they’ve tried — again and again — to hurt themselves.
THE DOC IS IN - If you want to be partisan cuss, or if you want to adhere to the hype over the facts, you're welcome to do so, but you're more foolish than factual in the problems we're encountering and how many of the answers lie right in front of us:
DIVERSITY - “25 years and my life is still, tryin’ to get up that great big hill of HOPE….” is heard coming from a camper singing at the pool and playing the ukulele. The camper is soon joined by their fellow cabinmates in singing the chorus, and another day of hope at Camp Mulberry has begun!
HEALTH & WELLNESS - What functions do fat cells perform? What happens to a body left with fewer fat cells? Are potential customers fully informed about the range of outcomes before they agree to this aggressively marketed surgery? Are doctors regulated when they harm consumers?
STRESSED TO KILL--Everyone has had at least one stressful day in their lives. It’s important to deal with it instead of letting it bottle up.
WELLNESS--How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?