Turning trauma into triumph: Woman strives to end childhood abuse and neglect
One woman is taking her trauma and turning it into triumph by helping victims find their voice and bring awareness to a problem that is often silenced. “A stranger drove up and had the passenger door open and asked if I liked candy,” Lori Poland, a kidnap survivor told Ivanhoe. She wants to bring awareness that child abuse is not just a social issue, but a mental and public health issue as well. “They range from physical health outcomes, such as cancer, heart disease, things of that nature, but also mental health outcomes too. At just three-years old Lori was able to identify her captor.
Small number of COVID-19 survivors suffering from psychotic episodes
Small number of COVID-19 survivors suffering from psychotic episodes Doctors say they're seeing cases of newly-developed mental illness in some survivors of COVID-19. A small number of patients have symptoms of psychosis, a condition where someone is unable to figure out what's real and what's not. "CBSN AM" talks to Dr. Jonathan Komisar, co-chief resident of combined internal medicine & psychiatry at Duke University Hospital, to learn more about what's happening.cbsnews.com
Breast cancer survivors tell all: ‘Don’t let anyone say you’re too young, because it can happen to anyone’
For someone who has never had to experience or endure breast cancer, it might be understandable that there are questions involved. Does a diagnosis typically come as a surprise, or do people often suspect that something feels not quite right?
San Bernardino survivors' families detail horror
The lives of those lost in the deadly San Bernardino shooting are being remembered, as some people gathered for a candlelight vigil Wednesday night to honor the 14 victims. John Blackstone reports from Loma Linda University Medical Center, where some of the survivors are being treated.cbsnews.com