Judge Approves Treatment Center Stay for Arizona Brothers in San Jose Police Vehicle Attack Case

San Jose, CA — A Santa Clara County judge has made the decision to release two men from Arizona, accused of assaulting a police vehicle during a public disturbance, to a local treatment center as the legal proceedings against them continue. The two, identified as Gabe Durbin, 26, and Tyler Durbin, 22, will be transferred from incarceration following their recent arrest connected to the disruptive incident that also involved attacks on law enforcement. Initially held …

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Mental Illness Prevalence Study Reveals Global Data Gap and Impact on Treatment Access

New York, NY – A recent study reveals the stark disparity in the collection of data on the prevalence of mental illnesses across the globe. The findings show that many countries lack essential data on the frequency of mental health disorders within their populations, leading to significant uncertainties in global estimates and hindering access to necessary mental health services for many individuals. The study, conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s Global Burden …

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Advisors Support J&J’s Carvykti and BMS’ Abecma for Earlier Treatment

Atlanta, Georgia – FDA advisers have given their support to J&J and Legend’s Carvykti and BMS’ Abecma for use in earlier stages of treatment, despite initial concerns regarding the potential for early patient deaths. The decision marks a significant milestone in the pharmaceutical industry, as these treatments could now be provided to patients earlier on in their disease progression, potentially improving outcomes and quality of life. Carvykti and Abecma offer new hope for patients with …

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Gaza Families Mourn Losses Amid Israeli-Hamas Conflict, Call for Cease-Fire and Humanitarian Treatment

Avon, Connecticut – For Ibrahim and Rawan Shehadeh and Khamis Abu-Hasaballah, the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas hits close to home. They are members of the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center, and their families have been directly impacted by the violence in the Gaza Strip. The violence escalated when Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel, resulting in civilian casualties and hostages. In response, Israel retaliated with a series of military operations targeting Hamas …

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Abuse: Care Home Workers Jailed for Inflicting ‘Horrific’ Treatment on Vulnerable Adults

Care home workers in London, England were sentenced to jail after being found guilty of inflicting “horrific” abuse on vulnerable adults. The workers were convicted of conducting physical and emotional abuse on the residents of the care home, prompting outrage and calls for stricter regulations. The abuse was discovered when an undercover reporter captured footage of the mistreatment, including physical assaults and verbal intimidation. The workers were found to have taken advantage of the vulnerable …

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Decatur Man Arrested for Cruel Treatment of Puppies Released Under Illinois Pretrial Fairness Act

DECATUR, Ill. – A Decatur man has been arrested and subsequently released under the Illinois Pretrial Fairness Act following the discovery of two dead puppies and one malnourished puppy in his backyard. On Dec. 11, 2023, the Macon County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control responded to a call at a residence on E. Whitmer Street, where they found the disturbing scene. The dogs were found without access to a heat source, food, or water. The Decatur …

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