Trump to follow up on his promise of declaring opioids a national emergency
Trump to follow up on his promise of declaring opioids a national emergency
Oct 17, 2017

Almost two months after President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis as a national emergency in August 2017, he is all set to make it official next week. Although the announcement came in early August, he did not back it up by making it official. The declaration can expedite the fight against opioids, by strengthening

Melissa Etheridge arrested at US-Canada border for possession of marijuana
Melissa Etheridge arrested at US-Canada border for possession of marijuana
Oct 16, 2017

Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge was busted at the U.S.-Canada border for possession of marijuana by the Customs and Border Patrol, in August 2017. The K-9 dog squad found marijuana oil in her tour bus when she was returning to the U.S. from Canada. According to the TMZ, when the border patrol intercepted her tour bus and

Minnesota spends millions of dollars on housing patients after they get required mental health treatment
Minnesota spends millions of dollars on housing patients after they get required mental health treatment
Oct 17, 2017

A state hospital in Anoka, Minnesota, has spent over $92 million of taxpayers’ money in the last six years to provide accommodation to patients who don’t have a place to go after getting the required mental health treatment, media reports said. According to the Department of Human Services (DHS), the daily cost to maintain a

Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week: Need of the hour is stringent policies to fight back workplace bullying
Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week: Need of the hour is stringent policies to fight back workplace bullying
Oct 16, 2017

“I worked for the Law School Admission Counsel, the company which administers the LSAT. My boss never liked me and why she hired me is still unclear. She bullied me extensively, yelling at me in front of my coworkers, threatening my job privately in her office, and discouraging alliances with coworkers.” This real-life account of

World Smile Day: Smiling is a natural antidepressant sans side effects
World Smile Day: Smiling is a natural antidepressant sans side effects
Oct 06, 2017

“You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.” – Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin very well understood the benefits of a smile and how it can make a difference in life. It’s just that everyone needs to feel it and internalize it. One must have realized how a glance at a smiling face,

Stay positive to recover from mental illness: Here’s why
Stay positive to recover from mental illness: Here’s why
Sep 28, 2017

A famous saying goes, “What you think, you become.” Thinking has a very important role in setting our life’s path. It is the master who guides one’s actions, emotions and behavior, and fuels happiness. Correct thinking can help one conquer the world and overcome problems of any magnitude. Willpower and positive thinking can make impossible

The modeling industry has been pretty much the same for decades until the last few years, when it started to come under fire for reasons that have been known but have been wrapped under the glossy magazine covers, designer labels and world-famous runway shows. While the absence of proper laws and regulations to protect the interests of models continues, the modeling industry has made strides towards body diversity in the past couple of years. The result of this progress has led to the fact that today models are better prepared mentally and phys
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Cory Palazzi becomes anti-drug advocate after winning battle with opioid addiction
Cory Palazzi becomes anti-drug advocate after winning battle with opioid addiction
Oct 12, 2017
In high school, Cory Palazzi was a star athlete for whom throwing a curveball was as easy as pitching a knuckleball. The promising sportsperson was voted the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the entire b
TV star Kerri-Anne Kennerley talks about cocaine and domestic violence
TV star Kerri-Anne Kennerley talks about cocaine and domestic violence
Oct 09, 2017
Kerri-Anne Kennerley, veteran television personality in Australia, has opened up about her tryst with cocaine during the early days of her career. Speaking to the Channel Seven’s Sunday Night, the G
Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley doing well in recovery from alcoholism
Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley doing well in recovery from alcoholism
Oct 05, 2017
He was just one drink away from his death, said doctors attending to Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley, three years ago. However, he seems to be recovering well from alcoholism, as a hale and hearty Dery