Guns and Suicide

This is going to be about suicide. Please click here to be taken to something lighter if you don't feel like reading this today. It will always be here for you to read. I won't get offended if you go check out puppies. I'm not really surprised when I hear that firearms are the preferred [...]

The Suicide Emergency

As part of my schoolwork this term, I've been doing a lot of research into suicide in the United States. It's a delicate subject in my family because of events in the recent past, but, like any other fear of mine, I've decided to grab it by the horns, look it in the eye, and [...]

El suicidio corre en las familias

De acuerdo a un estudio en Estados Unidos, la tendencia al suicidio corre en las familias. En ese estudio, los familiares de primer grado (hermanos, padres, hijos) tenían un riesgo de 4 veces lo normal, aun cuando se tomaron en consideración los desórdenes psiquiátricos. Es decir, el suicidio no tenía nada que ver con algún [...]

A new forever war

I've been involved in what I thought would be a "forever war" for me for going on five years now. Of course, I'm talking about the "vaccine wars" where anti-science people continue to endanger the public by actively attempting to discredit vaccines and lowering herd immunity in different parts of the world. This is such [...]