Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Is Social Media the Answer to Mental Health Problems? Do Masks Play a Role?

Always available with hundreds or thousands of listening ears and scanning eyes, social media has taken over communications, but has it always provided a benefit?

Psychotherapy’s Got an Unpleasant Image Problem

Our foibles make us who we are, and perfection may not be what we want or need. What we want is to be understood, accepted, and helped when we need help.

The Healthcare Trail of Tears

Has the United States contributed to the plight of the Native peoples and has it been perpetuated by current administrations?

Suicide and Self-Harm Enablers Are Out There Now

As in other psychiatric hospitals, there are always those patients who are willing to share any number of ways to commit self-harm or suicide.

The Black Community Has Painful Reasons Not to Trust Medicine

Children as young as three months old were, according to one researcher, used as guinea pigs in UK medical experiments to test out drugs such as those for HIV.

Unscrupulous Corporations Are Stealing Your DNA

They collect your DNA with every swab, and it’s sent to a laboratory for analysis. Then where does that sample go, and who has access to the data extracted? Not you.

Medika Life Welcomes Two New Editors to the Team

We’re thrilled to announce we have two new team members who’ve joined the Medika fold as editors, both highly qualified and experienced in their individual fields.

America Is Bursting at the Seams with Deadly Stress

Stress is both a poison and a stealthy robber of our bodies and our souls. It works in nefarious ways to undermine every bit of us, both physical and mental, without noticing it’s there.

Meet the Author: Dr Patricia Farrell, PhD

Ever wondered what motivates doctors to write? The answers may surprise you. Welcome to Medika's author interviews with some of our more prolific authors....

The Shadow of a Smile Has Magic in It

Today the field of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) is one that strongly supports the idea that we can manage our nervous and immune system by our emotions.

Is Alzheimer’s Damage Linked to Deadly Pollution of Babies, Not Old Age?

Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a disease of old age; it begins in infancy, possibly even before birth, because of pollution. Pollution, therefore, initiates the death spiral even before children can walk and talk.

Do Medications Have Psychiatric Side Effects?

Every medication, every procedure, comes with its share of side effects or dangers, some of which are missed by the most acute eyes.