Tag Archives: Battling

Listen: Battling The Coronavirus While Reopening The Economy

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News’ chief Washington correspondent, joins WBUR’s “On Point” weekly news roundup to look at the Trump administration’s plan to reopen the economy and the effect that could have on public health as many areas are still battling the novel coronavirus. The panel of journalists — including Jane Clayson of “On Point,”… Read More »

Facebook Falls Short for College Kids Battling Depression, Study Finds

SUNDAY, Jan. 19, 2020 — Turning to Facebook for help is probably the wrong move for depressed college students, new research shows. In a small study of 33 students who posted on Facebook about feelings of depression, not one was advised to reach out to a mental health professional for help. Rather, friends sent supportive… Read More »

Police departments rethink approach to battling addiction crisis

BOSTON — Walking down Boston‘s infamous “Methadone Mile,” 39-year-old Tyshaun Perryman can say he is a changed man. About four years ago after he was picked up by police on a misdemeanor charge, an officer sat him down in a holding room at the police station. “The police asked to come in, and said to me, ‘Hey listen, sit down and talk with… Read More »

North Carolina boy battling cancer reunited with dog after man makes 2,300-mile cross-country trip

An 8-year-old North Carolina boy, who is receiving cancer treatment in Utah, was reunited with his beloved dog thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. (Becky Perry Patrick) An 8-year-old North Carolina boy who received a devastating and unexpected diagnosis of glioblastoma while visiting family in Utah over the holidays has now been reunited… Read More »

Personal Fitness Trainer Broadbeach Shares Tips on Battling a Sedentary Lifestyle

Personal Fitness Trainer Broadbeach Shares Tips on Battling a Sedentary Lifestyle Admit it or not, but most of us lead a sedentary lifestyle either for professional reasons or because of the kind of life we lead. While it may seem comfortable to just sit at one place and do your job, the fact is that continuous… Read More »