Insulin Overdose Among Patients With Diabetes: A Readily Available Means of Suicide

Kristin S. Russell, MD, Jonathan R. Stevens, MD, MPH, and Theodore A. Stern, MDAdditional article informationHave you ever worried that one of your depressed patients might use the insulin that you prescribed to commit suicide? The following case vignette and discussion explore the complex relationship between diabetes and depression, outline important risk factors for suicide, … Continue reading Insulin Overdose Among Patients With Diabetes: A Readily Available Means of Suicide

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Repost: Why It Matters That Olympic Athletes are Talking About Their Periods

byELIZABETH YUKO 3 SHARESPhoto: Getty ImagesOlympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu didn’t have her period when she landed her historic triple axel at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, but if you ask her, it wouldn’t have mattered. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, the she revealed that she was menstruating on her way over to the Olympics, but even if it continued while … Continue reading Repost: Why It Matters That Olympic Athletes are Talking About Their Periods

Malaria testing and treatment increases worker wellness – as well as effort

Malaria testing and treatment increases worker wellness – as well as effortNovember 12, 2017 8.44pm AEDTIrrigated fields, like these in Nigeria, increase the risk of workers getting malaria. Arne Hoel / World BankAndrew Dillon, Pieter Serneels, and Sarah A. KopperDisease can have a major impact on our working lives. Take malaria. It affects 3.2 billon people … Continue reading Malaria testing and treatment increases worker wellness – as well as effort

We can’t afford to waste green space

We can’t afford to waste green spaceGreen spaces are important indicators of quality of life in cities and suburbs. They are shown to have a wide range of positive impacts.For residents, the benefits include physical, mental and social health and wellbeing. The multiple environmental benefits include ecosystem services, improving microclimate and reducing air pollution, alongside … Continue reading We can’t afford to waste green space