MUSIC MOVES The Nanny McPhee Effect
"There is something you should understand about the way I work. When you need me but do not want me, then I must stay. When you want me but no longer need me, then I have to go. It's rather sad, reall... Posted on 10/8/13 at 10:14 AM
THE NEW FORTY Where is your mama Miley?
I must confess, I don't really keep up with all the entertainment news. Often, it is not until entertainment news hits mainstream distribution that I have any inkling of what stars are doing to themse... Posted on 10/4/13 at 9:52 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS A Perfect World
It seems that the start of each new year begins with a drop-shipment
of brand new problems, this year is no different. I think many people
will see these problems as humanities' imperfections that mus... Posted on 12/30/12 at 6:41 AM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a new push to increase access to mental health services with $100 million in new government funding nearly a year after a school shooting rampage in Newtown, Connecticut.
Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton
, December 10, 2013
As a college student 30 years ago, Amy Litzinger had trouble concentrating. “It was really hard to stay focused,” she said. Litzinger didn’t know it, but she had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, a brain-based medical disorder that probably started, undiagnosed, in childhood and stayed with her into adulthood.
I have some grave concerns about the state of mental health and addiction treatment in North Dakota. I have spent most of my nursing career working with individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. I have seen the devastation of addiction, and I have witnessed the benefits of effective addiction treatment.
About 2.2 percent of adults have night terrors, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. They’re more common in children -- 1 to 6.5 percent of children experience them. Night terrors in adults haven’t been studied as extensively as night terrors in children, says sleep specialist Dr. Seema Khosla of the North Dakota Center for Sleep. Sleep medicine is a young but important field of study, she says.
A new kind of first aid class is soaring in participation across Minnesota and the nation, as tens of thousands of people seek training in how to help people with mental illness and perhaps slow the incidence of shootings in public places.
Hundreds of people in Minnesota with mental illness remain stuck in state-run psychiatric facilities for months or years after they are ready to leave, according to a report released today by the state Office of the Legislative Auditor.
When people think about optometry, they think about vision clarity and focus, said David Bieberdorf, Grand Forks optometrist, not necessarily the complex interaction that goes on between the eye and the brain.
On opposite sides of the world, the brother and sister sat transfixed before their computers, reading a stranger's account of long-ago secrets and deeply buried sins. The memo was just four pages long, about an incident in 1963 at a Boy Scout camp in New Jersey. A Scout executive had gotten drunk during an overnight outing, then was discovered gambling with a group of boys. But there was more.
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