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Oxycodone: How long does it stay in the system?

Oxycodone is a highly addictive opioid medication that can treat short- and long-term pain. How long it stays in a person’s system depends on several factors. People who use oxycodone may worry about its effects on employer drug tests. They may also wonder how long it will remain in breast…

In China, COVID-19 Outbreak Leads to Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms

Chinese citizens showed acute posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, according to study results published in medRxiv. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was the most common psychiatric disorder to arise after the SARS outbreak, with medical staff being significantly affected. COVID-19, first reported in Wuhan, China, in…

How to Approach School Closures During COVID-19

Writing this post on March 10, 2020, I have no idea what the future holds for COVID-19 fatalities. Looking back months or years from now, will we determine that we overreacted to a novel coronavirus? Or will we be profoundly grateful for the closure of schools, the cancellation of events, the warnings…

World Day of Social Justice

In a world that struggles with inclusivity, productive dialogue, respect for differences and shared objectives, this is our opportunity to be reminded of the importance of human rights and equality. As described by the United Nations, “social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among…

Fragile X syndrome: What to know

Fragile X syndrome, also called Martin-Bell syndrome, is an inherited genetic disorder that can cause intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as social and behavioral problems. Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability, affecting an estimated 1.4 in 10,000 males and 0.9 in 10,000 females,…