Soaring female suicide rate amid COVID crisis in Japan could be a warning to the world

Tokyo — For Koki Ozora, the warning bells started to go off in midsummer. “In July, we started getting a lot of messages from people saying they wanted to kill themselves,” he told CBS News. Ozora is the founder of an online counseling service used mainly by girls and young women. Tokyo psychiatrist Chiyoko Uchida has seen many of More...

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By admin On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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U.S. reports record 93,000 coronavirus hospitalizations

The coronavirus is spreading fast. More than 4 million U.S. cases have been reported in the month of November, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. That’s one-third of the 13.5 million cases More...

By admin On Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs: What happens now?

Reports say there are now three coronavirus vaccines, with effectiveness from 90 to 95%.  What the reports do not say, however, is: How will they be distributed? How do we get them? Or what they’ll cost? More...

By admin On Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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Dr. Jon LaPook on his personal pet peeves

Lately, I’ve been thinking about whether pet peeves are actually a good thing. Like a pet dog, can they provide comfort? My pet peeves mostly have to do with the use of language. Something cannot be “very More...

By admin On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft says he had COVID-19, so won’t wear mask

Editor’s Note: Kelby Krabbenhoft and Sanford Health announced November 24 that they have “mutually agreed to part ways.” Read the latest update here. The head of one of the largest regional More...

By admin On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft to leave company after controversial COVID-19 email

The CEO of one of the largest health systems in the Dakotas is leaving his role days after he sent a controversial email to employees about his recovery from the coronavirus and his self-claimed immunity from More...

By admin On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Thousands of mink culled over COVID fears rise from a mass grave in Denmark

Copenhagen — A rushed cull of Denmark’s mink over concerns about a coronavirus mutation has left the country facing a new horror, as cadavers of the animals re-emerge from the earth. The macabre phenomenon More...

By admin On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Supreme Court bars New York’s COVID limits on religious house of worship attendance

Washington — As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday temporarily barred New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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As the days get shorter, some people get SAD

With the official arrival of fall this week, the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, and the “winter blues” may start creeping up on people who suffer from seasonal depression. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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Nearly 1 million crockpots sold by Amazon, Target and Walmart recalled for burn risk

Sunbeam Products is recalling almost a million crockpots sold by retailers including Amazon, Target and Walmart after roughly 100 consumers were burned — some seriously — when the lids blew off in use, spewing More...