Alert: “Children’s Mental Health May Suffer if They Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices, Study Suggests.

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Canadian Pediatric Society recommends no more than 1 to 2 hours of screen use per day By Shiv Sudhakar| Fox News. 12/31/2021 Increased electronic screen time was associated with worse mental health issues in children compared to those with lower levels of screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent JAMA … Continue reading Alert: “Children’s Mental Health May Suffer if They Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices, Study Suggests.

Organizations Worldwide Sign Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court

ORGANIZATIONS FROM 34 STATES AND 29 COUNTRIES JOIN AMICUS BRIEF TO U.S. SUPREME COURT  On November 23, 2021, 289 organizations and 34 individuals filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of our petition to the United States Supreme Court. We are asking the Court to strike down, as unconstitutional, a clause in the Telecommunications … Continue reading Organizations Worldwide Sign Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court

The Source “Light,” Arrested.  Vero Beach, FL.

Eric Smith, to left. Photo by Steve Glazer. Vero Beach, FL native Eric Smith, attended Vero Beach High School. He played football, received a full ride football scholarship from Louisiana State University and was later drafted into the National Football League at 18. He went on to play as a wide receiver for the Kansas City … Continue reading The Source “Light,” Arrested.  Vero Beach, FL.

Anxiety and Depression are Skyrocketing. Part One

The number of people looking for help with anxiety and depression has skyrocketed. The State of Florida ranks 35 in the prevalence of mental illness among youth and adults across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Florida ranks 25 in the prevalence of mental illness among adults and 38 among youth. Despite these … Continue reading Anxiety and Depression are Skyrocketing. Part One

COVID-19 ALERT: Indian River County, FL.

Greg Rosencrance, MD Dear Indian River County Community Partners:  I wanted to update you with what Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital is seeing related to the COVID-19 surge in Indian River County.  Hospitalization Rates We have seen COVID-19 related hospitalizations go up exponentially since July 1. As of Monday, July 26, Cleveland Clinic Indian River … Continue reading COVID-19 ALERT: Indian River County, FL.

Mental Health Association of Indian River County, FL Takes Center Stage at Washington D.C. National Conference.

Mental Health America’s June 2021 Annual Conference focused on the topic “From Resiliency to Recovery” which of course, meant a heavy concentration on the pandemic and its long-reaching effects.  Indian River County’s Mental Health Association’s Chief Brand Officer, Sheana Firth took center stage with her breakout presentation entitled “Redefining & Reframing: Using Human Centric Design to … Continue reading Mental Health Association of Indian River County, FL Takes Center Stage at Washington D.C. National Conference.

Open Letter to Elon Musk & SpaceX

SUBJECT: Of bees, humans, and satellites Dear Elon Musk, Kimbal Musk and all SpaceX Board Members, Officers, and Lead Investors, In 1962, when Rachel Carson published Silent Spring, insects were so thick upon this Earth that you could not drive a car very far, anywhere in the world, without its windshield becoming splattered with their … Continue reading Open Letter to Elon Musk & SpaceX

5G Towers are Popping Up. Latest Developments.

Here are recent developments at the federal, state and local level regarding the "performance or usage of 5G in the U.S." Federal developments A lawsuit by the Environmental Health Trust against the FCC continues in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Brief is at Environmental Health Trust v. FCC, No. 20-1025 (D.C. Cir. July 29, 2020).  … Continue reading 5G Towers are Popping Up. Latest Developments.

America is at a Tipping Point…

The Nation’s Health Care Crisis: “This Country cannot continue to tolerate the severe disparities we have – based on neighborhood, education or skin color – in life expectancy, medical debt, access to mental-health or dental care, the ability to fill prescriptions, having a regular doctor, or simply having enough to eat.” Our inequalities are “visible … Continue reading America is at a Tipping Point…

White House Says 24 States are in Coronavirus ‘Red Zone.’

white house building icon in Washington DC Some of the task force’s recommendations weaken even as its reports show the pandemic is worsening. Published by Liz Essley White of the Center for Public Integrity on October 8, 2020. Twenty-four states are in the “red zone” for new coronavirus cases, according to documents the White House Coronavirus Task … Continue reading White House Says 24 States are in Coronavirus ‘Red Zone.’