Man partially paralyzed after too many whippets: study

A man became partially paralyzed after inhaling nitrous oxide daily for two months from jerry cans, often called whippets. The unidentified man, 32, went to the emergency room after being unable to walk for two weeks, according to a case study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. He also experienced tingling in … Read more

Man partially paralyzed after too many whippets: study

A man became partially paralyzed after inhaling nitrous oxide daily for two months from jerry cans, often called whippets. The unidentified man, 32, went to the emergency room after being unable to walk for two weeks, according to a case study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. He also experienced tingling in … Read more

First sip of alcohol changes brain forever, leads to addiction: study

It only takes one sip. New findings from Germany suggest that your very first drink in your life could change your brain forever, causing “permanent cellular changes” and throwing synapses out of balance. These alcohol-induced changes support the theory that “initial alcohol intoxication at an early age is a critical risk factor” for future drinking … Read more

Sheriff says mental health care for inmates inadequate in White County | Community

The investigation into Sunday’s murder in White County has resulted in one person being taken into custody pending charges. By: Pari Apostolakos WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – The investigation into Sunday’s murder in White County has resulted in one person being taken into custody pending charges. White County Sheriff Bill Brooks says of the last … Read more

Horizon Behavioral Health awards nearly $2 million to fight homelessness and substance abuse

Lynchburg, Va. Horizon Behavioral Health receives nearly $2 million in federal funding to fight homelessness and substance abuse in Central Virginia. “There are a lot more homeless people in this area, or people who also struggle with housing insecurity,” said Dammy Onafowokan, co-project director of the Horizon program. Onafowokan said that between the rising cost … Read more

Let’s Talk Mental Health: FOX21 hosts forum Thursday night at 9:00 am

FOX21 News will host a forum during our 9:00 p.m. newscast on Thursday, July 28, focusing on mental health, in particular how it may relate to substance abuse issues. We’ve brought together a group of mental health experts to help us discuss these issues and more. Our panelists include: Ally Krupinsky – Director of Communications, … Read more

Let’s Talk Mental Health: FOX21 hosts forum Thursday night at 9:00 am

FOX21 News will host a forum during our 9:00 p.m. newscast on Thursday, July 28, focusing on mental health, in particular how it may relate to substance abuse issues. We’ve brought together a group of mental health experts to help us discuss these issues and more. Our panelists include: Ally Krupinsky – Director of Communications, … Read more

Macklemore opens up about addiction recovery and new song ‘Chant’

Macklemore Opens Up About Addiction Recovery And New Song ‘Chant’ | PEOPLE.com Skip to article Top navigation Close this dialog Discover PEOPLE.com Close this dialog Share and more Close this dialog View image Macklemore says his recovery from addiction means he knows he’s ‘powerless over drugs’ this link is to an external site that may … Read more

Electro-acupuncture shows promise for depression-related insomnia

Electroacupuncture (EA) may significantly improve sleep quality in patients with depression who also have insomnia, new research suggests. In a study of more than 200 adults with depression and comorbid insomnia, the change from baseline to week 8 on the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) was 3 points greater in the group receiving EA versus … Read more

Nathaniel Roberts: Man who impregnated 15-year-old girl convicted in County Court of Victoria

A Melbourne pizza delivery boy who got a 15-year-old girl pregnant after meeting her at a party has learned his fate in court. A Melbourne pizza delivery boy has been sentenced to prison for impregnating a 15-year-old girl in August 2020. Morwell husband Nathaniel Roberts, 26, was convicted in Victorian County Court on Tuesday. Roberts, … Read more