Understanding Trauma


What is trauma? Trauma is an emotional or psychological response, to an often life changing event, which can be both distressing or terrifying either physically or emotionally.  It can leave a person feeling overwhelmed by a range of emotions and unable to cope or function.      Causes Trauma can affect people in different ways and…

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, returns to isolation


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation, the White House said, in a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug. White House physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor said in a […]

Potassium-rich foods may be key


Share on PinterestFoods that are rich in potassium may help offset the harm of excessive salt, a new study suggests. Image credit: Dina Issam/EyeEm/Getty Images. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Diets high in sodium increase a person’s risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. With […]

Catholic hospitals’ growth impacts reproductive health care


PUTNAM, Conn. — Even as numerous Republican-governed states push for sweeping bans on abortion, there is a coinciding surge of concern in some Democratic-led states that options for reproductive health care are dwindling due to expansion of Catholic hospital networks. These are states such as Oregon, Washington, California and Connecticut, […]

‘Covid is not going to go away’: Australia will require public health measures for foreseeable future, say experts | Omicron variant


In May 2021, Australia’s chief medical officer, Prof Paul Kelly, described how Covid vaccines were our “ticket out of the pandemic”. Vaccination, he said, would give Australians “a life with more certainty”. More than one year later, Australia’s Covid-19 vaccination rate is among the highest in the world. Yet daily […]