Essential Reads: Neurosteroids, Allopregnanolone and Vulnerability to Depression in Women

Essential Reads: Neurosteroids, Allopregnanolone and Vulnerability to Depression in Women Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from a depressive disorder.  In addition, they are vulnerable to mood disorders associated with reproductive functioning, specifically premenstrual dysphoric disorder, perinatal depression, and perimenopausal depression. There is strong evidence to indicate that biological factors (genetic vulnerability,… Read More »

Anti-Asian racism and how bystander intervention training can save a life [PODCAST]

“Doctors undergo mandatory training sessions in medical school to prepare for unexpected medical emergencies. Health care workers are mandated reporters who have to undergo specific training for the purpose of identifying child and elder abuse or neglect. Bystander intervention should also be on that continuum of responsibility and training. I urge bystander intervention training to… Read More »

NSW businesses brace for massive losses

The toughening of COVID-19 restrictions in Greater Sydney will cause massive financial loss for businesses and individuals in spite of state and federal support, industry groups say. Their comments come in the wake of a major tightening of the Greater Sydney lockdown, as NSW recorded 111 locally-acquired cases on Saturday, 29 of them in the… Read More »

Here’s What Happened to Roberto Solis From Netflix’s Heist

Netflix’s dramatized docuseries Heist begins with the two-part story of American fugitive Heather Tallchief and her pseudonymous partner Roberto Solis. On October 1, 1993, the pair took control of Loomis armored truck, which was transporting roughly $ 3.1 million in cash removed from several Las Vegas casino ATMs. The pair then flew to Denver and… Read More »