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Opioid-addiction-rate-jumps-to-500-percent-reveals-report

The United States is grappling with a deadly opioid epidemic, causing a surge in the number of overdoses and associated fatalities. Opioid overdoses are happening not only along the borders and crime-ridden alleyways but also in every nook and cranny of concrete high-rises and bustling metropolises. According to a recent report published by the Blue […]

If-Happiness-Is-a-Science-Can-I-Be-My-Own-Experiment
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There is no denying it—humans have a complicated relationship with happiness. While Fluffy’s belly may tell her that happiness is table scraps, and Figaro finds happy time on a warm radiator, our pets (and other mammals) do not engage in paw-wringing over their level of happiness, or what is needed next to be happy. Like […]

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Securing leads from trusted informants and armed with seismic devices, acoustics and ground-penetrating radar technology, United States Border Patrol agents nicknamed as “tunnel rats” are tirelessly on the lookout for signs of narco tunnels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Such tunnels have proliferated all across San Diego and Mexico’s Tijuana. They are being used for smuggling […]

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“#SayHerName” and “Charleena’s Life Matters” read some of the placards, which protesters held in their hands as they expressed anguish over the shocking death of Charleena Lyles outside her apartment in Magnuson Park in the Sand Point neighborhood of northeast Seattle. Irate family members, friends and community activists demanded justice for Lyles, a 30-year-old African-American […]

Men’s-Health-Month-Don’t-ignore-depression-as-mere-sadness-ways-to-differentiate-them
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Remember that popular number of Tom Douglas and Steve Seskin – “I don’t know why, they say grown men don’t cry?” Whatever prompted the two to write the song, but it certainly questions the reasoning behind this belief that has been passed to us for generations. Effectively, it translates into the perception that men can’t […]

World-Music-Day-The-chord-that-heals-the-mind
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World Music Day, also known as Make Music Day, is an occasion to celebrate music globally. It traces its origins to the Fête de la Musique, which was launched in France in 1982. Every year, Make Music Day is celebrated on June 21 (the summer solstice) in over 750 cities in 120 countries, and its […]

British-TV-presenter-Anthony-McPartlin-acknowledges-addiction-to-prescription-drugs-and-alcohol-checks-into-rehab
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Anthony McPartlin, one of the biggest names in British television for shows, such as “Britain’s Got Talent (BGT)” and “I’m A Celebrity,” has acknowledged that he is addicted to prescription drugs and alcohol. 41-year-old McPartlin, one half of the hugely popular presenter duo Ant & Dec, admitted to his battle with substance abuse resulting from […]

World-Refugee-Day-Syrian-refugee-children-report-high-anxiety-levels-initial-study-results-show
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On Dec. 4, 2000, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted a resolution which stated that beginning 2001, June 20 will be designated as the World Refugee Day. In the current global scenario where violence forces hundreds of people to leave their homeland every day, the UN Refugee Agency affirms that all refugees deserve to […]

China-heeds-to-US-concerns-bans-deadly-synthetic-opioids
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Expressing solidarity with the United States, which has been battling a major opioid crisis, China has decided to put a ban on lethal designer drug U-47700 and three other synthetic drugs. Often blamed for going soft on illegal drug transfers emanating from its land, China apparently gave in to the U.S. pressure to regulate synthetic […]

Universal-Father’s-Week-Study-provides-compelling-evidence-for-depressed-dads-to-seek-help
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Depression in a parent has a negative effect on a child’s well-being and affects their behaviors later in life. So far, research has largely focused on maternal depression and its influence during early childhood, whereas there has been negligible research on depression among fathers and the resultant outcomes on children, especially in their adult life. […]