Tag Archives: PTSD

The Aborted Outing

Mom and I went to the Surrey Place/Central City Mall for an exercise walk. I got my wheatgrass with pineapple chaser. We were discussing brunch options when Mom signalled an abrupt direction change in the food court. I glanced around … Continue reading

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From Military to Quasi to Public Service

The Province An immensely sad story about a woman who says her experiences in the RCMP have left her broken. Catherine Galliford talks about PTSD and her son’s murder conviction Six months after her sexual harassment case against the RCMP … Continue reading

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PTSD: USA vs Canada

A tale of 2 soldiers with PTSD: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/fort-lauderdale-airport-shooting-1.3924610 5 dead, 8 injured in shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport Experts say the public areas of airports remain vulnerable, because the focus of security is devoted to screening passengers to keep their … Continue reading

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1st Vancouver Trip in 2017

My Mom went with me to Vancouver. The snow was rare flake clusters, then clear on the Highway. I will not drive over the Patullo Bridge. New Westminster needs to get a reality check, it is a dangerous bridge at … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon 2016

I have never seen snow like this. when I was a kid in the 1970s, we’d get some, which would be gone by December 25, and then back for mid-January and into Feb. I realized we had a 7 year … Continue reading

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Dear Science: Well Duh

Study of Israeli adolescents shows impact of socioeconomic position on subsequent cognitive impairment. The research is in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. (full access paywall) Higher BMI in Adolescence May Affect Cognitive Function in Midlife So it will be able to … Continue reading

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Brains, Brains and Then Brains

FDA approves large-scale trials of ecstasy to treat PTSD The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of MDMA in large-scale clinical trials, The New York Times reports, amid emerging evidence that the illegal party drug could be … Continue reading

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