Mental Health – How are you really doing?

By: Dianna Serrano RN, BSN An increased focus on mental health is relevant today as many lives have been drastically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A study conducted in June 2020 found that there have been increased adverse mental health conditions, along with increased substance use and suicidal ideation associated with the pandemic (Czeisler et al., 2020). Poor mental health in adolescence can lead to … Continue reading Mental Health – How are you really doing?

Stroke – Preventive medications

Abstracted from Mayo Clinic By: Sheila Kun RN, BSN, MS, CPN, FCCPSalesian Cooperator If you’ve had an ischemic stroke or TIA, your doctor may recommend medications to help reduce your risk of having another stroke. These include: Anti-platelet drugs. Platelets are cells in your blood that form clots. Anti-platelet drugs make these cells less sticky and less likely to clot. The most commonly used anti-platelet medication … Continue reading Stroke – Preventive medications

St. John Bosco High School Invests in Latest Safety Technology

By:  Zack Tawatari “St. John Bosco High School Invests in Latest Safety Technology” Spectrum News 1, Jan. 28, 2021 BELLFLOWER, Calif. — Up close the desks, the chairs and the whiteboards in school classrooms might look the same, but it’s clear that when you take a step back, a lot has changed. With safety measures liked plexiglass, spacing, signage, and of course masks, St. John … Continue reading St. John Bosco High School Invests in Latest Safety Technology