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Jack Shriner from PacMed: Life can be a challenge for youth. Learn how to support, and where to find professional help.

Jack Shriner is the Lead Psychotherapist with PacMed here in the Puget Sound area, with 12 years of meeting with clients. He and other staff continue to do their critical work--virtually. This is important as mental health during this pandemic time, can potentially be more hidden when we are socially distancing. And it has the…

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Front-line doctors face a mental health crisis amid coronavirus: Can medicine overcome the culture of stoicism?

iStock/NanoStockkBy: ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the American psyche, with a third of Americans now showing signs of clinical depression or anxiety, a rate twice as high as before the pandemic, according to Census Bureau data. Those grim statistics are likely even direr for the health care workers on the …

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As states protect nursing homes from lawsuits, families fear they have little recourse

iStockBy: LAURA ROMERO and ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — On Valentine’s Day of this year, Tosica Figueroa and her six sisters made the wrenching decision to move their father, Alonzo Matthews, into a nursing home. The sisters could no longer handle the care for Matthews, a former Washington, D.C. correctional officer who had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. …

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Why people are flouting coronavirus social distancing precautions that we know save lives

Eblis/iStockBY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — People packed into a pool at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Parks in New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak, jammed with sunbathers A crowded brunch spot in Colorado with diners celebrating Mother’s Day. With more than 100,000 Americans dead and rising from the novel coronavirus, health experts and other leaders …

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Dropkick Murphys and Bruce Springsteen rock an empty Fenway Park with historic show

Courtesy of PEGADropkick Murphys and Bruce Springsteen made history with their show Friday, which streamed live from an empty Fenway Park. The concert, dubbed Streaming Outta Fenway, was significant for two reasons: one, it marked the first concert a band has played in the infield dirt of the famed Boston ballpark; and two, it was the first musical performance without an audience at any major …

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With ‘Laurel Canyon’ docuseries premiering Sunday, ex-Byrd Chris Hillman recalls LA’s ’60s music scene

The Byrds in 1965, Chris Hillman on far right; Credit: Henry DiltzFounding Byrds bassist Chris Hillman is among the many famous musicians featured in Epix’s new two-part docuseries Laurel Canyon, the first part of which premieres this Sunday, May 31, at 9 p.m. ET. The series delves deeply into the fertile music scene that centered around Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon …

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Watch John Fogerty play “Centerfield” in Dodger Stadium while celebrating his 75th birthday

Greg Taylor/The DodgersThe Los Angeles Dodgers helped John Fogerty celebrate his 75th birthday in a big way Thursday, inviting the ex-Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman and some family members to perform his baseball-themed 1985 solo anthem “Centerfield” in the outfield of an empty Dodger Stadium. Fogerty was joined by his musical children Shane, Tyler and Kelsy for the performance, which you …

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Check out Dion’s new duet with Paul Simon paying tribute to late soul great Sam Cooke

Keeping the Blues Alive RecordsDion DiMucci has debuted one more track from his forthcoming star-studded studio album Blues with Friends, “Song for Sam Cooke (Here in America),” which features the rock ‘n’ roll and doo-wop legend duetting with Paul Simon. The introspective acoustic tune is the sixth and last in a series of advance songs from the album that Dion …

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Doctor warns there could be 100,000 more American COVID-19 deaths by Labor Day, but models vary widely

narvikk/Getty ImagesBy ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Infectious disease experts from the Emory University School of Medicine are warning that given the current rate of deaths per day, it is possible the U.S. death toll from the novel coronavirus could double by September as restrictions are lifted throughout the summer, and Americans begin to congregate again. “Yesterday we …

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Detroit Soul City: Watch KISS’ Paul Stanley and his Soul Station side project cover Smokey Robinson

UMeWhile sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, KISS singer/guitarist Paul Stanley has gotten together virtually with four members of his Soul Station side project for a video performance of Smokey Robinson and The Miracles‘ 1965 hit “Ooh Baby Baby.” The clip, which you can watch on Stanley’s YouTube channel, features Paul singing lead with accompaniment from Soul Station keyboardist …

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