Tag Archives: After

Sam dies after slug swallow dare

SAM Ballard never did anything wrong, if you ask family and friends. The teenager from Sydney’s upper north shore was having a laugh and some red wine with mates in the backyard, “trying to act like grown ups”. It was 2010 and it was a night that would change his life, and the lives of… Read More »

Blood donations after mass shootings might be unnecessary, study says

The study strikes a “delicate balance” and is not meant to dissuade people from donating blood, but it does raise critical questions about how blood donations are used after mass shootings, said Dr. James Lozada, lead author of the study, published Monday in The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. “It’s important to convey… Read More »

Mind: What’s Life Like After Depression? Surprisingly, Little Is Known

ImageCreditScott Menchin A generation ago, depression was viewed as an unwanted guest: a gloomy presence that might appear in the wake of a loss or a grave disappointment and was slow to find the door. The people it haunted could acknowledge the poor company — I’ve been a little depressed since my father died —… Read More »