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July 5, 2018
by Arthur Hunter

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Therapists Publicly Diagnosing President Trump May Be Raising Stigma

July 5, 2018 16:32 by Arthur Hunter  [About the Author]

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Thousands of psychologists have banded together against president Trump to diagnose him with a mental illness, and then to use that diagnoses against him to remove him from office. Some argue this is a risky path for the mental health community to be going down and that using the DSM-5 as a means to enact negative action against someone is the very act of stigma itself. [More]

May 3, 2018
by Arthur Hunter

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Brain Tumor Rates Double in England Stoking Fresh Fears of Cellphone Use

May 3, 2018 07:00 by Arthur Hunter  [About the Author]

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A new study published in the Journal of Public Health and Environment shows a clear and drastic rise in the number of deadly brain cancers in recent years, raising the debate that a contributing factor is the widespread use of mobile phones. But despite the recent release, experts are divided more than ever on the question of whether or not cell phones and brain cancer risk are linked. Health experts caution against undue anxiety over the use of their cell phones. [More]

April 9, 2018
by Arthur Hunter

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Facebook and Zuckerberg Grilled By Lawmakers, Should Social Media fall under the First Amendment?

April 9, 2018 10:29 by Arthur Hunter  [About the Author]

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Mark Zuckerberg endured a grilling at the capital. In the wake of high profile censorship, some are calling for social media content creators to have first amendment protections. Currently, they censor and throttle ideas for any reason whatsoever. They can do it because they are "private entities". If it acts like a public forum, looks like a public forum, and actually has most of the entire public using it, then why is it not a public forum? At what point will our laws change to protect content creators? [More]

January 2, 2018
by Arthur Hunter

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Did CNN go too far by celebrating with a gas-mask bong on live news?

January 2, 2018 12:35 by Arthur Hunter  [About the Author]

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CNN recently made headlines when one of their reporters, Randi Kaye, reveled the new year by placing a lit gas mask marijuana bong over her face amidst a crowd of pot enthusiasts as part of their 2018 new year’s celebration countdown on live TV. The resulting firestorm on social media was swift, but she also had a large share of defenders. Does the fact that this act would be unthinkable on live news just a few years ago highlight a positive or negative shift in our society? [More]