A Vaping-Related Illness Has Turned Deadly, Here’s What You Need to Know

In recent weeks, reports of a mysterious respiratory illness have taken the U.S. by storm, one that’s sickened at least 380 patients and turned fatal for seven. As health investigators from across the country begin to look into the issue, a common thread seems to be emerging: vaping. But medical studies are still in their preliminary stages, and there remains […]

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Mental Health in Haiti: Bonnie Kaiser

[Announcer]: This is Duke University My research is coming from an anthropological perspective and it’s both a critical analysis of global mental health but also a constructive analysis. So what can anthropology contribute to improving global mental health research and practice? How can we have a better understanding of cultural models of mental illness and how can that help inform […]

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Temple nursing students get firsthand look at mental illness

Trying to complete a task when you’re hearing things non-stop, it was almost impossible like we took a practice exam and I know I did not do well on it because I mean who would when you’re hearing stuff like that so it really just puts you in the place of people that have that going on every day of […]

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The Power of a Pet | Rustin Moore | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

Translator: Theresa Ranft Reviewer: Leonardo Silva How many of you grew up with a pet, or have one now? Wow! That looks about right. Actually, over 70% of people in America have at least one pet or companion animal. In fact, kids are more likely to live with a pet than they are with their biological father or siblings. And […]

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Mental Health = Health (for diverse communities)

Have you asked yourself what is mental health? It is not about being happy all the time or the absence of illness Mental health is being able to feel, think, and act in ways that help us enjoy life and cope with the challenges we face. As our life experiences and circumstances change, so can our moods, thoughts, and sense […]

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Vape At Your Own Risk: Illness Linked To E-Cigarettes | NBC News Now

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The Hell of Chronic Illness | Sita Gaia | TEDxStanleyPark

Translator: Katie Poole Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Did you know that one in three individuals suffers from at least one chronic health issue? If that’s not you, then it’s either the person in the seat to your left or your right. A chronic illness is an illness that persists for longer than three months, and there is no cure […]

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The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness | John Nieuwenburg | TEDxStanleyPark

Reviewer: Leonardo Silva On the morning of May 25, 2011, I attempted suicide by tying a rope into a hangman’s noose, putting it around my neck, and then jumping from a log much like the one you see in this photo. Obviously, something went wrong, and I survived. Later someone told me I was lucky, but that’s not what I […]

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