Perspective | As a doctor, I’m trying to have more empathy for my patients — and myself

By | May 29, 2021

I found my approach through a conversation with Helen Riess, a psychiatrist and author of “The Empathy Effect: Seven Neuroscience-Based Keys for Transforming the Way We Live, Love, Work, and Connect Across Differences,” who explained that through the process of developing self- and other empathy, emotional armor could be replaced by “emotional agility.” Intrigued, I went on to… Read More »

Police Blues: Rising Stress Puts Officers at Risk

By | May 28, 2021

David Black, PhD, psychologist, Rancho Cordova, CA. Ellen Kirschman, PhD, psychologist, San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Mark DiBona, retired police officer, Orlando, FL. Trina Hall, PhD, psychologist, Dallas Police Department. Adrienne Bradford, PhD, psychologist, Atlanta. Ron Clark, registered nurse, retired state trooper, Connecticut. Nick Greco, law enforcement consultant, Chicago. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Journal of… Read More »

How to Stay Truly Safe in the Sun

By | May 28, 2021

SOURCES: Valisure: “Valisure Detects Benzene in Sunscreen,” “Valisure Citizen Petition on Benzene in Sunscreen and After-sun Care Products.” CDC: “Facts About Benzene.” David Light, CEO, Valisure. FDA: “Shedding More Light on Sunscreen Absorption.” Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology: “Toxicopathological Effects of the Sunscreen UV Filter, Oxybenzone (Benzophenone-3), on Coral Planulae and Cultured Primary Cells and Its… Read More »

Oil stocks are the best cyclical, economy reopening bet: Chris Wood

By | May 28, 2021

Investors should stick pro-cyclical commodity stocks, especially oil / energy counters, which are the best way to play the reopening of the economy, advised Christopher Wood, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies in his weekly note to investors, GREED & fear. This is despite Beijing’s recent efforts to talk down commodity prices, and… Read More »