UN chief condemns violent racism in US #trumpracism #unracismusa

When racists mobilize, even with a permit for peaceful protest, and people who believe in inclusivity organize to let them know they are not welcome, it doesn’t take a genius to know which side holds the moral high ground and is on the side of truly democratic government. Unfortunately, the US President Trump is below […]

In US, Trump Goes After National Monuments #Trumpmonuments #secretaryofthe interior

   All National Monuments Under Review Land Monument Marine Monument No president has ever abolished a national monument designated by a predecessor. President Trump may try to change that. Ryan Zinke, the secretary of the interior, is reviewing 27 national monuments to determine if previous administrations exceeded their authority in setting aside craggy vistas, ancient […]

Women Bear Greater Burden: Opiod Epidemic #opiodepidemicwomen #amaopiodtaskforce

By Andis Robeznieks – June 27, 2017 The face of the U.S. opioid epidemic is becoming increasingly white and increasingly female, just as it was some 135 years ago.   While the science and thinking behind addiction medicine has evolved since the 1880s when upper-class women became dependent on the laudanum tinctures prescribed by their […]

How to Build Resilience in Midlife #resilience #emotionalhealth #wellbeing

By TARA PARKER-POPE JULY 25, 2017 Much of the scientific research on resilience — our ability to bounce back from adversity — has focused on how to build resilience in children. But what about the grown-ups? While resilience is an essential skill for healthy childhood development, science shows that adults also can take steps to […]