May 24, 2023

Eating Disorders in Teen Girls Doubled During the Pandemic

(MedPage Today) – “Female youth, especially female adolescents, represented the most vulnerable population with regard to marked increases in the prevalence of MH [mental health] diagnoses during the pandemic, the most pronounced being the prevalence of eating disorders,” the authors … Read More

May 19, 2023

‘What Price Was My Father’s Life Worth?’ Right-Wing Doctors Are Still Peddling Dubious COVID Drugs

(TIME) – The COVID-19 public-health emergency expired May 11. But as the U.S. officially closes the book on the pandemic, it remains awash in tragedies like these. Ravkoo, the online pharmacy that AFLD partnered with, sold $8.5 million worth of … Read More

May 19, 2023

Opinion: Amid a Mental Health Crisis, Foster Children Are Forgotten

(Undark) – Foster children are far more likely to be victims of abuse and to require individualized education plans and mental health care — services that schools, health care organizations, and governmental agencies often struggled to provide during the pandemic. … Read More