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Location function on social media apps can be dangerous

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Location function on social media apps can be dangerous.

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Put your car keys beside your bed at night

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Put your car keys beside your bed at night. Tell your spouse, your children, your neighbors, your parents, your Dr’s office, the check-out girl at the market, everyone you run across. Put your car keys beside your bed at night. If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your […]

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If It Bleeds . . .

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Why is it that when we see a headline like – Florida Teen Loses Arm To Alligator – we have to know what happened? I am definitely not into blood and guts, but I am drawn to these types of stories. I have given this much thought, and I’ve come to the conclusion that I am fascinated by […]

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ABC News: Treatment of Children With Mind-Altering Drugs

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ABC NEWS U.S. Government Fails to Oversee Treatment of Foster Children With Mind-Altering Drugs By DR. MARK ABDELMALEK, BRINDA ADHIKARI, SARAH KOCH, JOSEPH DIAZ and CLAIRE WEINRAUB Nov. 30, 2011 The federal government has not done enough to oversee the treatment of America’s foster children with powerful mind-altering drugs, according to a Government Accountability Office […]

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Psychiatry’s Bible, The DSM, Doing More Harm Than Good

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About a year ago, a young mother called me, extremely distressed. She had become seriously sleep-deprived while working full-time and caring for her dying grandmother every night. When a crisis at her son’s day-care center forced her to scramble to find a new child-care arrangement, her heart started racing, prompting her to go to the […]

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