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October 18, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Can We Treat Loneliness With a Pill?

October 18, 2019 09:09 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Researchers at the Brain Dynamics Laboratory in Chicago conducted a trial for the hormone pregnenolone with volunteers who have high scores on a loneliness scale. The hormone may benefit the lonely person who desires human connection yet also has an instinct for self-preservation. [More]

August 24, 2018
by Tina Arnoldi

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Debate Continues for South Carolina Compassionate Care Act

August 24, 2018 12:00 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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The East Cooper Republican Club, near Charleston, South Carolina recently hosted a forum to discuss the passage of the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, with Senator Tom Davis, Representatives Lin Bennett and Nancy Mace, Jill Swing, President, SC Compassionate Care Alliance, and Christopher Pelic, MD Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). [More]

July 5, 2015
by Autumn Robinson, MA, PhD Candidate

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Facebook Pride - Activism or Cause for Concern?

July 5, 2015 17:28 by Autumn Robinson, MA, PhD Candidate  [About the Author]

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Over the last several weeks, there has been a remarkable swell of celebration following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow gay marriage in America, and in fact all over the world. While this has been visible on television and in the newspapers, nowhere has the depth of the movement in support of gay marriage been more visible than on social media. Anyone who has logged into their Facebook account has seen the overlay of rainbows on the profile pictures of people everywhere. What is surprising is that the rainbow overlay isn't some independent promotion from an outside source, but rather it's a function that was created by Facebook itself, from right at the headquarters of the social media giant. [More]