Tag Archives: West

Anxiety in the West: Is it on the rise?

According to some observers, anxiety is now snowballing in the United States. So, in this Spotlight, we ask whether anxiety truly is becoming more prevalent in the West and, if so, what may be causing it. The story of anxiety is deep and long. For many, anxiety is an ever-present uninvited guest; in our circle… Read More »

Zika, West Nile virus reported in Alabama, health department warns

Alabama health officials are investigating “several” reported Zika, West Nile cases in the state.  (iStock) Alabama health officials are investigating multiple reports of Zika and the West Nile virus in the area, the state’s health agency said in a Monday afternoon news release. Shelby County health officials confirmed at least one Zika case in Pelham,… Read More »