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Child Advocate Report on Sandy Hook Shooting Finds Missed Opportunities

The Office of the Child Advocate on the Sandy Hook School shootings released a report that found missed opportunities and failures by health care providers to fully realize the depth of Adam Lanza’s mental illness. Professor Julian Ford with the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice at UConn Health was one of six primary authors of the 112-page report released Friday.

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Setting the Record Straight

Dr. Kristina Zdanys, geriatric psychiatrist, clears up some common misconceptions about Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia.

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana – Is Recreational Use Next?

Dr. Yifrah Kaminer, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, focuses on adolescent high-risk behaviors. He is a prolific author and renowned researcher on youth substance use disorders, and is frequently asked to speak about the impact of marijuana on adolescents, and his views on legalization.

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Mindfulness Meditation

Research evidence suggests that practicing simple meditations as provided in these 5-, 10- and 20-minute downloadable audio files can help patients manage anxiety, depression and other conditions.

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