Shocking Recording Sheds Light on Trauma Immigrant Children Face At Border

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppOn June 18th, the news outlet ProPublica released audio recordings of children at the border who had just been separated from their parents. The recording was taken at a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol facility, specifically, at detention center housing. There were about ten children in the recording, and their estimated ages were around 4-10. The horrifying recording featured children wailing and begging to speak with their parents. This recording gives us even more insight into the cruel reality of America’s Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policy. Among…

Read More

When Words Mean So Much More

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppWith the recent suicides of the designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain, attention in the scientific and medical community has turned to attempts to detect and diagnose depression early on. Unlike cancer and other diseases, there are no biological markers to prompt doctors that trouble might be brewing. Therapists mostly rely on patients’ self-reported assessments and their own observations, but both are still highly subjective. However, scientists are beginning to understand that language, both structural and stylistic, can serve as an early warning sign…

Read More

Argentina Puts Abortion on Their Ballot

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppAfter a month of the legalization of abortion in Ireland, another country is taking a step forward and considering the very controversial procedure. On Wednesday, Argentina’s lower house of Congress will vote whether or not they should make abortion legal during the first 14 weeks of a women pregnancy Abortion in Argentina is illegal, and if the procedure is done women could be jailed for up to four years. Thus removing that freedom from Women in Argentina and giving the government power over a women…

Read More

Millennials Can’t Wait To Love

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppGrowing up is hard. After finishing elementary school, life as an adolescent can seem like a constant uphill battle. Hurdles such as wildly changing hormones, as well as teachers and parents who just don’t seem to ‘get it,’ can all seem insurmountable at times. However, adolescents’ biggest hurdle to clear seems to be learning to navigate the concept of falling in love.   A New Emotion   The concept of love is first introduced to most of us when we begin our journey through high…

Read More

Meditation app Headspace set to unravel FDA-approved programs

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppHeadspace is a mindfulness and meditation app in which users can listen to meditation sessions and sounds anytime and anywhere. The London-based company was founded in just 2010, yet it already has 30 million users and is worth $250 million. And the executives have nothing but expansion in mind. On Wednesday, the company announced that the creation of a subsidiary called Headspace Health, which will unravel prescription-level meditation techniques and practices. Chief science officer Megan Jones Bell told Business Insider that the company will begin…

Read More