How Concussions Can Lead to Poor Grades

http://time.com/3852458/how-concussions-affect-school-grades/

In a study published in the journal Pediatrics, Danielle Ransom, a postdoctoral fellow in neuropsychology, and her colleagues found that children who had concussions may experience more problems concentrating, keeping up and paying attention in school. The symptoms are worse for students who have recently been injured, but remained significant even for those who had recovered…

Depression and Bud

https://painkills2.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/new-study-finds-marijuana-to-be-effective-against-depression/

I cannot describe how hard it has been not to sink into depression since I haven’t had access to medical cannabis.  Like a sinkhole, constant pain (without any kind of relief) sucks you deeper and deeper into the darkness.  Bud was like a shining light, encouraging and allowing me to be physically active, find the humor in life, a reason to sleep, a reason to wake… Like a lifeline…

“When the media ask George W. Bush a question, he answers, ‘Can I use a lifeline?'”  Robin Williams

#SaveTheBees

Graffiti artists swarm the streets with murals in an attempt to save the bees

The murals have become wildly popular in the English capital, and have since spread to Bristol, Glastonbury, Croatia, New York and even Miami and New Orleans.

https://thechive.com/2015/04/23/graffiti-artists-swarm-the-streets-with-murals-in-an-attempt-to-save-the-bees-19-hq-photos/?utm_source=FBTraffic&utm_medium=fijifrost&utm_campaign=CMfacebook&ts_pid=2

How Big a Problem is Anxiety?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/anxiety-files/200804/how-big-problem-is-anxiety

49% of the general population has a history of anxiety, depression, substance abuse or some of all three major problems…

And anxiety has been increasing. The average high school kid today has the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the early 1950’s. We are getting more anxious every decade. Psychologists have speculated about the possible reasons for this increase in both anxiety and depression over the last fifty years…