Families, newspapers, and funeral homes are no longer being close-mouthed in the obituaries of people who died of heroin and opioid overdose. In some cases, honest and heart-wrenching obituaries have gained traction and gone viral on social media.
Beign healthy is not cheap. Buying healthier foods means that a family of four will spend about $1,500 more each year even if they shop at the same stores where they usually shop, according to a small study.
Nearly three quarters of adults in four countries listed weight as the leading reason for a child being bulled. Weight was cited more often than race, religion, physical or mental handicap, or sexual orientation.
Many people especially introverts need solitude and alone time to reenergize. However, some just remain holed up in their rooms not just days but even months and years. In Japan, this is called hikikomori.
Teens who are having a hard time controlling their impulse are also most likely to have a poor working memory. This is the findings of a team of researchers from two universities and a health care facility.
The number of new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—the virus that causes AIDS—has fallen in Scott County. The epidemic of HIV cases are due to the abuse of intravenous prescription drugs in southern Indiana.