The Miami-Dade chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, along with UM’s Department of Psychiatry, wants to break down the barriers of mental health and educate all on symptoms and treatment.
Dan Brooks, an Indian River County firefighter and father of four, began experiencing a debilitating pain on the side of his face six years ago. The discomfort intensified and occurred more frequently, and doctors had no explanation.
It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin.
Chinese regulators will lift price controls on most pharmaceutical drugs starting June 1 in hopes that the market-driven pricing system will keep medical costs in check, the National Development and Reform Commission announced Tuesday.