Tag: Neurological Disorder

800 Million Children Exposed to Poisonous Lead Levels

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One third of the world’s children have lead levels exceeding 5 micrograms per decilitre - a cautionary, toxic threshold monitored by WHO and the...

Concussions – Don’t Underestimate Long Term Effects

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In the past, if a child suffered a head injury, medical staff and parents would ensure the child stayed awake for twelve hours.  If,...

Mental Health Costs and Burden – Canada & United States

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Twenty years ago, mental health costs in Canada totalled $7.9 billion dollars per year. Today, mental health costs have increased by 646% bringing the economic...

Mental Health Services Imperative in War Torn Countries

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Emergencies and major conflicts are catalysts that have brought awareness and an increase in psychological treatment and care to the forefront, providing a more...

High SUICIDE Rates Among Children and Teenagers Globally

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We read about the growing trend of children and teenagers being hospitalized for attempted suicide and never consider the possibility of such an incredibly...

London Health Sciences Centre: 81-year-old Man Held against His Will...

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In May 2019, 81-year-old Robert McGregor received a phone call from London Hospital Sciences Centre (LHSC) requesting his attendance with Dr. Sami Omer, which...

Children with Dyslexia have Increased Cognitive Skills and Undiscovered Talents

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Dyslexic people focus on deficits in their literacy skills when they should be acknowledging and celebrating the unique talents they possess.“…people with dyslexia can...

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