Faith Sustains Woman's WalkAide Mission

Faith sustains woman's WalkAide mission
Soon that turned into a mission to spread the word about a device that helps people with foot drop walk a more normal life. With determination, and a deep-rooted faith, Vega set about to ensure that anyone who needs one can secure a WalkAid device of … Read more on

CoBL College Exposure Camp: Wing/Forward Standouts
CoBL held its College Exposure invitational camp on Wednesday at Philadelphia University, hosting a few dozen college coaches and hundreds of spectators to see the nearly 80 players partake in drills and live scrimmages. While all of the participants … Read more on City of Basketball Love

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Teens Texting for Help With Depression, Conflicts

Teens texting for help with depression, conflicts
In the few months since a Text-a-Tip service was launched in the Highland Park and Deerfield communities, teenagers have been reaching out for professional advice when feeling depressed, isolated or conflicted about how to deal with issues involving a … Read more on Chicago Tribune

FactCheck: Is a job a prescription for a young person with mental health issues?
Social Services minister, Scott Morrison, ruffled a few feathers when he said last week that a job is a prescription for a young person with mental health issues, with some opining this reflected a simplistic view of mental health treatment. But as it … Read more on The Conversation AU

Some States Using Federal Grant Money to Help People With Addictions Find a

Some States Using Federal Grant Money To Help People With Addictions Find A
For Alexander, completing Community Servings' 12-week course represents a rare achievement in a life punctuated by what he calls “bad decisions.” He is a recovering alcoholic with a history of incarcerations, broken relationships and spotty employment. Read more on

The Struggle For The Soul of The Church
I first came back to church as a gay, recovering alcoholic. My cousins invited me to a UCC/ABC church in the village in New York City, and by some miracle, I actually went. (The moral of that story, in case you missed it, is that it is OK to invite … Read more on Huffington Post

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Luxury Rehab Facility in Costa Rica Uses Polemic Treatment

Luxury Rehab Facility in Costa Rica Uses Polemic Treatment
In Costa Rica, a few drug rehabilitation centers offer a controversial treatment that consists of taking certain amounts of Ibogaine, a substance extracted from a few plants that are native to Western Africa. Ibogaine is extracted from these flowering … Read more on The Costa Rica Star

LA Angels player won't be punished for program violation
Oct 3, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton (32) reacts after grounding into a double play against the Kansas City Royals in the 10th inning in game two of the 2014 ALDS playoff baseball game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Read more on Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Bieber Exclusive: 'My Life Is Not Easy'

Bieber exclusive: 'My life is not easy'
The first time I met Justin Bieber was in the summer of 2010. He was 16, and his long blond bangs were a latter-day moptop rage. We ate fried chicken and talked about video games. Bieber seemed less a pop star and more a kid from the Canadian suburbs … Read more on USA TODAY

Emile Hirsch in Rehab After Alleged Assault at Sundance, Lawyer Says He "Has
A few days after the incident, Emile sought help and checked himself into an alcohol , where he remains today, to ensure nothing like this ever happens again." PHOTOS: Celeb rehab centers. Hirsch was at the 2015 Sundance Film … Read more on Us Magazine

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MMA Goes Mainstream With Bouts in South Florida and a Female Breakout Star

MMA goes mainstream with bouts in and a female breakout star
When Brazilian karate specialist Lyoto Machida fights Cuban Olympic silver-medal-winning wrestler Yoel Romero in the featured match Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, the UFC Fight Night will be one of 41 events held worldwide … Read more on Miami Herald

Daytona Beach doctor is physician to US water-ski teams; off to Spain for
Just the strain the sport puts on the knees and back is enough to make any physician anxious about a possible dislocation. If there's an injury at the Under 21 Water Ski World Championship in Toledo, Spain, in July, Dr. Brent Fulton, a sports medicine … Read more on Daytona Beach News-Journal

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OP-ED | There's Plenty of Hospital Money – It's About Where They Spend It

OP-ED | There's Plenty of Hospital Money – It's About Where They Spend It
The bill makes hospitals disclose their top-secret prices, requires the state to publish up-to-date information on hospital quality, bans the outrageous facility fees that hospitals tack onto the cost of routine doctors' office visits when they take … Read more on CT Newsjunkie

Tar Heel: Hank Graden joined NC Partners of the Americas to help, ended up
The autism program arose from a visit Graden made to a Bolivian in 2007, when staff there mentioned an uptick in patients diagnosed with autism. “They were starting to get a high number of referrals from the schools and they weren … Read more on News & Observer