Monthly Archives: August 2018

Adrienne Speaks Out About Losing Her Daughter to Mental Health And Substance Use Disorder

From Adrienne’s post on Facebook: Dear Family and Friends, Tomorrow, August 31, is International Drug Overdose Day. We are deep in the agony of grief.  Our beloved daughter, Alana Rosenwhite, passed away three weeks ago from an opioid overdose.  She … Continue reading

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Soldiers And Suicide: Predictive Tools Needed.

Risk Factors Associated With Attempted Suicide Among US Army Soldiers Without a History of Mental Health Diagnosis Robert J. Ursano, MD1; Ronald C. Kessler, PhD2; James A. Naifeh, PhD1; et alHolly B. Herberman Mash, PhD1; Matthew K. Nock, PhD3; Pablo A. Aliaga, MA1; Carol S. Fullerton, PhD1; Gary H. Wynn, MD1; Tsz Hin H. Ng, MPH1; Hieu M. Dinh, BS1; Nancy A. Sampson, BA2; Tzu-Cheg Kao, PhD4; Steven G. Heeringa, PhD5; Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH6,7,8 Author Affiliations JAMA Psychiatry. Published online … Continue reading

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Computational System To Predict Outcome of Immunotherapy: Nature Medicine (2018)

Signatures of T cell dysfunction and exclusion predict cancer immunotherapy response Peng Jiang, Shengqing Gu, Deng Pan, Jingxin Fu, Avinash Sahu, Xihao Hu, Ziyi Li, Nicole Traugh, Xia Bu, Bo Li, Jun Liu, Gordon J. Freeman, Myles A. Brown, Kai … Continue reading

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Having A Long Term Family Doctor Decreases The Probability Of Death by 53%: British Medical Journal.

Sir Denis Pereira Gray, former head of the Royal College of General Practitioners, spear-headed research that analyzed 22 different studies. His conclusion, published in the British Medical Journal, claims that a long-term FD who knows you inside and out decreases … Continue reading

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Moving From Confusion To Clarity about Concussion And TBI:

There is considerable confusion about what constitutes a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI). The consequence is that children with TBIs are remaining in certain sports too long. Their brain injuries worsen. This is inappropriate behaviour by parents and coaches … Continue reading

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