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‘Monster’: 7 life sentences for ex-hospital worker in deaths

A former nursing assistant who killed seven elderly veterans with fatal injections of insulin at a West Virginia hospital was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday by a federal judge who called her "the monster that no one sees coming.”

Source: Suspect in Capitol attack suffered delusions

WASHINGTON – The man who rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them before he was shot to death by police, had been suffering from delusions, paranoia and suicidal thoughts, a U.S. official told the Associated Press on Saturday.

Wait lists linger for local mental health providers

Health care leaders say one benefit after a year into the pandemic is that more people are talking about mental health with less stigma. Yet more work is needed on another front: access.

The ‘scourge’ of fentanyl is rising in Washington, and experts say the pandemic is likely to blame

Social isolation and disrupted supply lines of other pharmaceuticals led to an increase in the use of fentanyl, according to anecdotal and statistical accounts in Washington, a deadly synthetic opioid that was already ticking up in use before the pandemic. A recent study by the firm Millennium Health found that positive tests for fentanyl in the urine of people seeking treatment for pain, substance abuse disorders and other health needs rose more sharply in Washington than any other state in 2020, and the Spokane Regional Health District's Opioid Treatment Program saw local positive tests for the drug double in 2020. 

Revealing Harry, Meghan interview reverberates across U.K.

Britain and its royal family absorbed the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, in which the couple said they encountered racist attitudes and a lack of support that drove the duchess to thoughts of suicide.

Workers worry about safety, stress as states ease mask rules

JACKSON, Mississippi – Leo Carney worries that bigger crowds and maskless diners could endanger workers at the Biloxi, Mississippi, seafood restaurant where he manages the kitchen. Maribel Cornejo, who earns $9.85 an hour as a McDonald’s cook in Houston, can’t afford to get sick and frets co-workers will become more lax about wearing masks, even though the fast-food giant requires them.

Water Cooler: The mental trickery of self-serving bias

If you’ve ever had a roommate, you likely have had thought to yourself that you do more chores than than they do. Sure, you might have neglected some dishes here and there, but you find yourself pitching in the most around the place. Or perhaps you like your co-workers just fine, but you personally feel like you deserve more credit for the success of the finished product than they do.