Monthly Archives: February 2011

ADHD and Medication

The following is a discussion post for my online chemical dependency class this week. It will be interesting to see if there are any students who start to moralize the issue. There are always one or two. Let me share … Continue reading

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Physiological Impacts Of Homophobia

These findings are not surprising. Young adults who are lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) are at far higher risk for severe mental health problems than their heterosexual peers. New research from Concordia University suggests that the stress of being rejected or victimized … Continue reading

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Cameron Criticizes ‘Multiculturalism’ in Britain

LONDON — Faced with growing alarm about Islamic militants who have made Britain one of Europe’s most active bases for terrorist plots, Prime Minister David Cameron has mounted an attack on the country’s decades-old policy of “multiculturalism,” saying it has encouraged “segregated … Continue reading

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Inactivity Is Harmful, Even With Trips to the Gym

Uh oh. Not good news. Increasingly, research is focusing not on how much exercise people get, but how much of their time is spent in sedentary activity, and the harm that does. Read the story here in the NY Times.

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