Michigan Ratepayers Celebrate Historic Win for Greener, Healthier Energy

LANSING, Michigan — A diverse coalition of advocates across the state are touting approval of Consumers Energy’s 15-year power plan after the work of thousands of Michigan residents called for the utility to move more quickly from coal and gas to healthier, more affordable, renewable wind and solar. More than 4,500 people submitted public comments … Read more

New Light on Why Some Psych Patients Don’t Respond to Therapy

Although most psychiatrists have encountered patients who don’t improve with treatment, novel research sheds some light on one possible explanation for this phenomenon. Investigators found that among patients who were “stuck” many believed that they didn’t deserve to get better and were significantly less likely to adhere to, or complete, a treatment program. “To the … Read more

All Purpose Transport — Electric Last-Mile Delivery for IKEA, Goodyear, BP, Others

Based on an interview with Paul Kahlert, General Manager of All Purpose Transport All Purpose Transport (APT) is primarily a last-mile delivery provider to blue-chip customers such as Rheem, Solahart, Goodyear, BP, IKEA, Fantastic Furniture, and Bunzl. Founded in 1975, APT’s business model engages close to 300 owner-drivers who select and purchase their vehicles to … Read more

Anorexia Linked to Notable Shrinkage of Key Brain Structures

Patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) have not able shrinkage in key brain structures and these deficits are less severe in patients on the path to weight recovery, a new brain imaging study shows. The reductions of cortical thickness, subcortical volumes, and cortical surface area were “very pronounced in acutely underweight anorexia,” Stefan Ehrlich, MD, PhD, … Read more

Roe v. Wade Overturned, Ending 50 Years of Abortion Protections

The US Supreme Court has voted to overturn the federal constitutional right to abortion, which will now leave the issue to be decided on a state-by-state basis. According to some estimates, some 25 million women of reproductive age will now live in states that ban or severely restrict abortion. Twenty-six states are “certain or likely” … Read more

Viritech, Pininfarina unveil world’s first ‘hydrogen hypercar’ – pv magazine International

Viritech and Pininfarina have announced plans to put a hydrogen-fueled car into limited production in 2023, while H2 Clipper said it aims to finish a prototype of its hydrogen-powered airship by 2025. June 24, 2022 Sergio Matalucci Viritech Has unveiled the 1,000-kg Apricale, a hydrogen-fueled, high-performance car with half the weight of comparable battery vehicles. … Read more

Hypervigilance and Helplessness in Facing Death of a Patient

It’s an early Friday morning during the pandemic. I arrive at my clinic to find my 8 o’clock slot booked with a same-day patient. As a clinical psychologist embedded within a primary care team, I meet with patients at varying frequency. I had just met with this patient on Monday — twice in one week … Read more