Health Archive

1.7 Million Children Dead In Environmental Disaster

1.7 million children have tragically died in one of the world’s most recent disasters. The disaster? Pollution. In the last year, at least 1.7 million children have died from pollution-related diseases, and we are to blame… A quarter of all child deaths Recent research by the

Highest Ranking Child Protection Officer Says People Watching Child Porn Shouldn’t Be Charged

Simon Bailey, who is the highest ranking child protection officer in the UK says that pedophiles shouldn’t be jailed for viewing child pornography. Chief Constable Bailey of Norfolk Constabulary sparked outrage and shocked many people when he said that pedophiles who view pornographic images

Deadly new disease threatens largest wheat producing region

Researchers warn of a stem rust that could have returned to the largest wheat producing region in the world. Last year in Sicily, wheat crops were affected by a new and unusually harmful fungal infection, say researchers. Its spores could infect the harvest this year

Is Ukraine On The Cusp Of Chernobyl 2.0?

As promising reports filter out of Ukraine that Chinese investors plan to invest $1bn in turning the radioactive wastelands of Chernobyl into a giant solar farm, the country comes to grips with a new environmental crisis. Crises at all levels, in all departments… Ukraine

Why We Should Talk More Openly About Mental Health Issues

Over the past month, I talked with people affected by mental illnesses. Some of the things I heard I could relate to, others were completely new to me, and gave me an intriguing insight into different perceptions of reality. For some people I talked

How Does It Feel to Live With… Part: 5 – Depression

Throughout Mental Health Awareness Month (May 2016), EXPOSING THE TRUTH publishes an interview series to let people living with different psychiatric diagnoses speak for themselves. So far, John* let us in on his experiences with schizophrenia, Anne talked about her anorexia, we learned from

How Does It Feel to Live With… Part: 4 – Dissociative Identity Disorder

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. – 43.8 million, or 18.5% – experiences mental illness in a given year. Nonetheless, mental health issues are still often either scandalized or turned into a taboo subject. For Mental Health Awareness Month, EXPOSING THE TRUTH

How Does It Feel to Live With… Part: 3 – Generalized Anxiety Disorder

May 2016 is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA. For this reason, and to raise awareness for the topic of mental health as well as to contribute to de-stigmatization, EXPOSING THE TRUTH lets people with different diagnoses speak for themselves.  I already spoke

How Does It Feel to Live With… Part: 2 – Anorexia

To many, mental health issues are still a taboo subject. As it is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA, we want to contribute to de-stigmatization and raise awareness about the topic of mental health. For this reason and in accordance with the motto

How Does It Feel to Live With… Part: 1 – Schizophrenia

According to data collected by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an estimated 43.5 million adults in just the United States of America were suffering from a mental illness in 2014. Fewer, but still about 1 out of every 100, are