The BBC has an  Interesting Article on how the economic crisis is leading to an emotional crisis in many men in the face of trouble providing for their families.  The report on a survey that found men are twice as likely currently to report having suicidal thoughts, half as likely to discuss their trouble with friends or family, and while experience mental health problems in roughly equal numbers with women, they go untreated far more often.

This is interesting to me for several reasons.  The suffering goes on largely in silence.  Men don’t use health care in general to the extent that women do and they absolutely don’t use mental health care to the same extent. Read the rest of this entry »

HT: Amiedusfree

HT: Amiedusfree

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index case

People of my generation may remember Schoolhouse Rock, a collection of campy educational cartoon shorts from everything from history to government to math, to grammar and English.  Here is a reworking of the greatest of them all from my completely unbiased point of view, reviewing the greatest of the body’s organ systems, the Nervous system.

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from Close to Home by John McPherson

   The fourth ever edition of the Palliative Care Grand Rounds is up at the Medical Futility Blog, having grown by leaps and bounds since it started last January.    I am honored to have been included after a long carnival absence.

   Grand Rounds is up at first time host, Nursing Handover, where she does a bang up job with accompanying photos that almost steal the show from the wonderful posts. 

Surge X Periences has been posted at Other Things Amanzi with an equally impressive montage of African Wildlife to organize compelling tales of the OR.

   Also, check out the last editions of the Disability blog carnival and Change of Shift, while a bit older, are definitely worth the look if you missed them, and just think, more will be on the way shortly.

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Yanub, at Yet Another Never Updated Blog has honored my site with its first ever pass along blogger award.  These are awards given to blogs you think do an outstanding job, who are then instructed to give the award to several other blogs.  Read the rest of this entry »

Okay, so its a bit of a stretch to call this music, but still a very educational run down of the hypothalamus.  Enjoy and then let your ears rest a bit.  For those with fine music sensibilities, my profound apologies, I can’t help it, I Liked it!

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