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After Two Hurricanes, A 'Floodgate' Of Mental Health Issues In The Virgin Islands

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The new governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands has issued a territory-wide mental health state of emergency, after two hurricanes in 2017 caused widespread trauma and stress among islanders.
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Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms...

Increasing social media use tied to rise in teens' depressive symptoms, study shows

Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in young people - and a new study reveals to what... Read more ...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on...

Man charged in deadly Charlottesville rally gets life plus 419 years on state charges

A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been... Read more ...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken'...

Trump tells group of Democratic congresswomen to go back to 'broken' countries where they came from

"Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," President Donald Trump said in a tweet. Read more ...

Administration issues rule that could end asylum protections for Central...

Administration issues rule that could end asylum protections for Central Americans

A rule published Monday bars migrants from seeking asylum in the United States if they've traveled through another country first. Read more ...

Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by...

Legendary boxer Pernell 'Sweet Pea' Whitaker killed after being struck by vehicle

Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, considered one of the greatest lightweight boxers of all time, died Sunday after he was hit by a vehicle in Virginia, police said. Read more ...

Beyoncé, Meghan Markle gush over baby Archie at ‘Lion King' premiere

Beyoncé, Meghan Markle gush over baby Archie at ‘Lion King' premiere

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greeted Beyoncé and Jay-Z during Sunday's European premiere of "The Lion King" in London. Read more ...

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

4 kids steal their family's car and run away on 600-mile road trip

Four adventurous children, between the ages of 10 and 14, packed the family car with fishing rods and took off on an epic 600-mile road trip. Read more ...

Lashana Lynch is the first black woman to play 007 in 'Bond 25'

Lashana Lynch is the first black woman to play 007 in 'Bond 25'

Lynch will take on the iconic codename after Daniel Craig's character retires in the next James Bond movie. Read more ...

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

Giants' Kam Moore arrested for punching woman unconscious

New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore was arrested for punching a woman unconscious and stepping on her neck amid a violent domestic dispute, according to reports. “New York... Read more ...

Mets trade chip Zack Wheeler goes on injured list

Mets trade chip Zack Wheeler goes on injured list

The timing couldn't be much worse for the Mets. Zack Wheeler, one of the team's biggest trade chips ahead of the July 31 trade deadline, is heading to the injured list with... Read more ...