Bubba Wallace Hit by Depression Following Best Friend Ryan Blaney’s NASCAR Championship

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It was 3:42 a.m. in North Carolina as Bubba Wallace’s best friend celebrated winning his first NASCAR championship across the country in Arizona. Wallace could have stuck around and partied with Ryan Blaney, but he instead flew directly home to sit alone in the dark. Wallace was wallowing in disappointment … Read more

U.S. Suicide Numbers Hit New Record High in 2022

[ad_1] By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — U.S. suicide numbers reached a grim new high in 2022. The increase was most acute among women over the age of 24, according to provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, almost 49,500 people lost their … Read more

University of North Carolina Shooting Suspect Found Unfit for Trial, Sent to Mental Health Facility

[ad_1] Tailei Qi, 34, is accused of killing associate professor Zijie Yan in a science building at the state’s flagship public university on Aug. 28. He is being held without bond on charges of first-degree murder and misdemeanor possession of a firearm on educational property. Orange County Superior Court Judge Alyson Grine said Monday that … Read more

Rosalynn Carter’s Advocacy for Mental Health Was Rooted in Compassion and Perseverance

[ad_1] CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The sun was shining in June 1979 as Rosalynn Carter made her way through an enthusiastic crowd in Laconia, New Hampshire. “She shook my hand!” yelled one delighted participant. The first lady was in the state for her husband’s re-election campaign, but this was no political rally. Instead, she was … Read more

A Timeline of Key Moments From Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s 96 Years

[ad_1] Landmarks and notable events in the life of former U.S. first lady Rosalynn Carter: — Aug. 18, 1927: Eleanor Rosalynn Smith is born at her family home in Plains, Georgia. She is the daughter of Wilburn Edgar Smith, a mechanic, and Allie Murray Smith, a seamstress and postal worker. — Late August 1927: “Miss … Read more

Advocate for Jimmy Carter and Many Others, Always Leveraging Her Love of Politics

[ad_1] The Washington chattering class, often unsure what to make of outsiders, dubbed Rosalynn Carter the “Steel Magnolia” when she arrived as first lady. A devout Baptist and mother of four, she was diminutive and outwardly shy, with a soft smile and softer Southern accent. That was the “magnolia.” She also was a force behind … Read more

Rosalynn Carter, Outspoken Former First Lady, Dead at 96

[ad_1] The Carter Center said she died Sunday after living with dementia and suffering many months of declining health. The statement announcing her death said she “died peacefully, with family by her side” at 2:10 p.m. at her rural Georgia home of Plains. “Rosalynn was my equal partner in everything I ever accomplished,” Carter said … Read more

How Hospitals and Health Systems Are Battling Burnout in Health Care | U.S. News Live

[ad_1] Some 46% of health care workers reported experiencing burnout in 2022, according to a recent report released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, up from 32% in 2018. Some estimates have even placed the cost of burnout to the U.S. health system at $4.6 billion annually. While rates of burnout in health … Read more