Tag: Public Health

Football’s Fumbled Solutions to Its Concussion Problem

In the fall 2015 season 11 high school students died playing football. What’s perhaps even more disturbing is that many many more students are having repeated concussions or even sub-concussive… Read more »

The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness | John Nieuwenburg | TEDxStanleyPark

Reviewer: Leonardo Silva On the morning of May 25, 2011, I attempted suicide by tying a rope into a hangman’s noose, putting it around my neck, and then jumping from… Read more »

Know Your Concussion ABC’s: Kurt Warner’s Tips for Parents

>>[Background Music] You’re always trying to keep your kids safe, right? What about preventing concession? Concession can happen anywhere; on a sports field, at the park, even at home so… Read more »

How To Talk About Guns And Suicide | Emmy Betz | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Elena Crescia For the last ten years, I’ve worked as a doctor in an emergency department. And people often ask me, “What’s the most unbelievable thing… Read more »

Help Patients Take Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] One in four new prescriptions for hypertension medications are never filled. A major problem when 70% of U.S. adults over 65 have high blood pressure, and only half of… Read more »