Violence and mistreatment of health workers on the rise in Ontario, new polls show

A registered nurse in the ICU at Humber River Hospital in Toronto on April 13, 2021. Sixty-two percent of all health professionals surveyed said they suffered from anxiety, and 35 percent reported severe anxiety related to violence and aggression at work.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press According to a new poll by Canada’s largest labor union, incidents … Read more

Coping with mass shootings: Psychologist says to recognize impact on mental health – WKRC TV Cincinnati

Coping with mass shootings: Psychologist says to recognize impact on mental healthWKRC TV Cincinnati Highland Park shooting accused of being ‘slaves’ of an ‘old document’ American: MSNBC guestFox news Rabbi Michael Sommer Offers Healing Message After Highland Park ShootingCBS Chicago Shooting at Highland Park parade follows other mass shootingsChicago Tribune How to Help Highland Park … Read more

Parkland judges must cope with the stress of the trial | Health, medicine and fitness

By TERRY SPENCER – Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The jurors chosen last week to decide whether school shooter Nikolas Cruz will be executed in Florida will visit a bloodstained crime scene, view graphic photos and videos, and listen to intense emotional testimony — an experience they will are completely self-manageable. During what … Read more

Another public health crisis stemming from gun violence

The number of mass shootings in the US has increased from 272 per year in 2014 to 692 per year in 2021. As these attacks have increased in frequency since 2019, on average more than once a day, we have slowly become accustomed to their occurrence. Now guns only come back into the national discussion … Read more

Tens of thousands of people crowd downtown Toronto as Pride parade returns in person

People march in the Pride parade, marking the return of in-person festivities for the annual LGBTQ celebration, in Toronto, Sunday, June 26, 2022.Eduardo Lima/The Canadian Press Canada’s biggest Pride celebration returned to Toronto after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus Sunday, with thousands of revelers crowding the downtown streets despite the shadow of recent anti-LGBTQ violence. Tens … Read more

Book Review: As We Address the Nation’s Claims of Gun Violence, We Explore ‘Trigger Points’ | entertainment

The stories of mass shootings are now coming so fast that we are facing the possibility of going numb to it. Partly because it feels we can do nothing to prevent them. It turns out that’s not true. But it requires a thorough rethinking of how we deal with violence in our society. In “Trigger … Read more

Highlights of Bipartisan Gun Violence Act Signed by Biden | Health, medicine and fitness

By The Associated Press Highlights of the bipartisan gun violence bill that President Joe Biden signed on Saturday: – Comprehensive background checks: State and local youth and mental health records of gun buyers will be part of federal background checks for buyers ages 18 to 20. The maximum of three days for data collection is … Read more

Highlights of Bipartisan Gun Violence Act Signed by Biden | Health, medicine and fitness

By The Associated Press Highlights of the bipartisan gun violence bill that President Joe Biden signed on Saturday: – Comprehensive background checks: State and local youth and mental health records of gun buyers will be part of federal background checks for buyers ages 18 to 20. The maximum of three days for data collection is … Read more