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July 24, 2015

Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform Addresses Sandra Bland’s Death

“Physicians advocating to eliminate the detrimental health consequences that can result from negative interactions with the criminal justice system.” This is the tagline, and the mission […]
July 14, 2015

5 Things You Can Do to Prevent Dementia

As more and more of us come to know people who develop Alzheimer's Dementia, more and more of us are also wondering what are things we […]
June 23, 2015

Media Coverage of Dylann Roof — Race Baiting or True Mental Illness?

Since Dylann Roof, a 20-something white male, committed the race-motivated massacre of 9 black members at the Emanuel African Methodist Church, there has been a fury of blogs […]
June 12, 2015

Kalief Browder: One of Too Many Children We Have Killed

Yes, I realize that Kalief was no longer a child when he committed suicide by hanging himself last Saturday.  Truth be told, suicide is the wrong […]
June 10, 2015

We are all prejudiced: physiology and psychology of police brutality

A bikini-clad teenage girl is thrown face down on the ground while crying out for her mother.  A man is shot in the back several times […]
June 3, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner May Just Save a Teen’s Life: 43% of Transgender Teens Have Attempted Suicide

Caitlyn Jenner's debut has bigger implications than the 24 hour news cycle is reporting.  Caitlyn's debut has the ability to save lives.   I am hopeful that […]
May 28, 2015

Emotional Eating: A Biological Lover’s Triangle

Emotional eating affects millions of Americans.   And while most who deal with overeating have repeatedly attempted to banish the behavior from their lives forever, many have […]
May 27, 2015

The Psychopathic Brain: Family of Four Slain in Washington DC

Approximately two weeks ago, three members of the Savopoulos family and their housekeeper were brutally murdered at their Washington D.C. mansion.  As described in the news, the […]
May 13, 2015

The Mental Benefits of Exercise

  There's no secret...well maybe it is, that exercise releases natural chemical endorphins in our bodies that make us happier and calmer. It's one of the […]