TPCHD launches youth mental health first aid project

There are several ways to look at the situation. On the one hand, it is heartening to see so many young people in Pierce County speaking comfortably about the importance of mental health, defying decades of stigma that has followed experiences of depression, anxiety and even suicidal ideation. On the other hand, what children tell … Read more

“Prices will not go down”: Americans dip their savings in the face of record high inflation

Americans have accumulated additional savings during the pandemic, but that money is dwindling rapidly due to inflation. About 70% of Americans use their savings to cover price hikes, a Forbes Advisor’s latest survey Infer 2000 American adults. Among those surveyed, older adults were more likely to say they had left their savings intact. In fact, … Read more

Wildlife biologists prioritize monitoring wild animals for SARS-CoV-2 | smart news

Among the deer tested in Iowa between September 2020 and January 2021, a third of all white-tailed deer were infected with SARS-coV-2. Joseph A. Macker via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY SA 3.0 In the forests of northern Minnesota, researchers sneak into the dens of black bears in hibernation, hunt deer in nets, and hunt … Read more

Why the war in Ukraine might make root canals more difficult

The Russian attack on Ukraine is being felt all over the world, and the US healthcare system is not immune. Both Russia and Ukraine are power centers in the supply of certain commodities – in this case, ammonium nitrate and natural gas. These commodities, once refined, can produce two gases essential to the healthcare system: … Read more

With career changes to her game, Karman Kaur Thande is looking to put her injury-stricken days behind

Karman Kaur Thandi was on the verge of being the biggest event in Indian women’s tennis. In August 2018, she was ranked 196th best singles player when she was just 20 years old, the sixth Indian woman to top the WTA top 200. But a grueling combination of injuries and pandemic sports shutdowns made her … Read more

The study uses critical race theory to examine disparities in the treatment of opioid use disorder

Opioid use disorder is an addiction crisis in the United States that has become increasingly fatal during the COVID-19 pandemic. To maintain access to life-saving treatment during the pandemic, federal drug agencies have relaxed requirements for physicians to treat these patients, including moving patient evaluations away from in-person tests to telemedicine. This federal policy change … Read more