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Self Injury (cutting)

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Self injury information available online, but rarely accurate

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Keywords related to self-injury were searched more than 42 million times in the past year, according to a new study, but what those searches turned up was mostly myths and misinformation.<p>Researchers cataloged and analyzed websites related to nonsuicidal self-injury - …

The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker

In Mississippi, there is only one clinic where a woman can go if she needs an abortion. The state is trying to close it down. At that clinic, there is a doctor who tends to the needs of these women, and he has to fly in from out of state to do it. There is no shutting him down.<p><b>Perfectly bald, with</b> …

How To Tell If You're Getting Too Little (Or Too Much) Sleep

Everyone has to sleep -- but not everyone has to sleep the same amount.<p>In fact, even <i>why</i> exactly we need sleep is still barely understood by experts in the field, according to a new video from AsapSCIENCE. And while seven to eight hours a night seems to be ideal for the average person, the perfect …

Runners Live Longer Than The Rest Of Us, Study Suggests

<i>By Sean Kinney</i><p>With so many options for exercise, it can be tough to choose one that will fit into your schedule and provide the maximum health benefits. Taking up running might be one of your best bets.<p>Running in your free time may reduce the risk of death in general and cut down on the risk of …

Suicide survival stories must be told, says Australian mental health chief

Survival stories from those who attempt suicide should drive mental health interventions but have been missing from policy discussions, Australia’s national mental health commissioner has said. Prof Ian Hickie said this omission was partly because of society’s often callous view towards suicide.<p>A …

Not the End of the Story: Building Empathy in Pursuit of a Culture of Health

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>"That wasn't the end of my story," says Shaka Senghur, a writer, a teacher, an MIT Media Fellow and an ex-convict. While his early life was defined by abuse, violence, incarceration and isolation, Senghur has undergone a transformation. He …

Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies review – 'a punchy polemic on mental health'

Richard Layard and David M Clark's polemic about mental illness is a revelation – but they're a little too sure they have all the answers<p>"I once broke my leg in 10 places. As I was taken to hospital, someone shut the door on my leg. You can imagine the pain. But I can tell you the pain of …

Gender and water, sanitation and hygiene(WASH)

Throughout Africa women and girls are the main providers of household water supply and sanitation, and also have the primary responsibility for …

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …