July 22, 2010
Taking to the Stage to Battle Mental Illness
In small theater spaces
across the United States, people fighting psychiatric illness are
learning that acting can be a powerful form of therapy, while the
shows they put on help educate audiences through deeply personal
accounts of mental health issues.
Insurance Woes Can Add to Burden of Psoriasis
Severe psoriasis had left
Steve Schultz feeling like an outcast. At the coffee shop where he
worked, customers wondered aloud if they could catch the condition
that caused his skin to redden, flake and itch like mad.
Can Ozone Cause Heart Attacks?
A new animal study offers
the first direct bit of evidence that ozone, a major component of
smog, may trigger the death of heart cells.