Newtown police officer first on Sandy Hook scene faces firing

ShareThis Newtown police officer first on Sandy Hook scene faces firing 07 Nov 2013 Newtown officials have notified a police officer who hasn’t returned to work since responding to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that he could be fired. Thomas Bean, a 12-year veteran, submitted a two-sentence letter from his doctor indicating […]

Surge in suicides among US soldiers

  (AL JAZEERA)   Figures show suicides among active-duty troops now average almost one a day, outnumbering forces killed in action. Suicides are surging among US soldiers, averaging nearly one a day this year, according to statistics from the country’s defense department. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year […]

Surge in suicides among US soldiers

  (AL JAZEERA)   Figures show suicides among active-duty troops now average almost one a day, outnumbering forces killed in action. Suicides are surging among US soldiers, averaging nearly one a day this year, according to statistics from the country’s defense department. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year […]

Seven foods that will naturally cleanse your liver

(NaturalNews) The primary way in which your body expels toxins is via the liver, which detoxifies and cleanses your body by continuously filtering the blood of poisons that enter it through the digestive tract, the skin, and the respiratory system. But when your liver becomes overworked as a result of stress or excessive exposure to […]

Sent to the asylum: Victorian women locked up because they were suffering from stress, post natal depression and anxiety

These days, work stress, postnatal depression and anxiety are addressed with compassion. But just a few generations ago, the women who suffered from these conditions, were confined to an asylum. The compelling portraits shown here, taken by Victorian photographer Henry Hering in the mid-19th century, have a haunting quality. But apart from the women’s pensive […]

Fed stress testing banks against 13% unemployment, 50% drop in stock market

By Joe Weisenthal | BusinessInsider.com The Fed just announced that the latest round of bank stress tests will come out Thursday at 4:30 PM ET. As a reminder, this is the doom scenario banks will be stress tested against: The supervisory stress scenario for CCAR 2012, which was designed in November 2011, depicts a severe […]