Sunday, February 25, 2018

Lakritz: Being male means you’re guilty as harassment hysteria grows

Posted in Gender Issues

By Naomi Lakritz 02/07/2018

"...If you’ve ever wondered how the kind of hysteria could happen that swept Salem back in 1692, just look around you at its modern-day equivalent — the sexual assault and harassment allegations that are destroying men’s careers and lives. ..."

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Why do men account for 88% of suicides in Malta?

Posted in Mental Health

By Julian Bonnici - The Malta Independent 02/11/2018

"...Police figures from 2007 to 2017 provided to The Malta Independent on Sunday showed that of the 289 suicides which had taken place during the period, 255 of them were male, highlighting an alarming disparity between the genders across age groups. ..."

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The Herbal Supplement Kratom Is an Opioid, According to a New FDA Warning

Posted in Mental Health

By Mary Brophy Marcus - Men's Health 02/07/2018

"...The FDA is warning kratom users that the herbal supplement affects the brain like addictive opioids do, and is potentially deadly. On Tuesday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said in a statement that scientists with the health agency have taken some significant steps to better understand how kratom works in the body. ..."

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