The difference between US vs UK Ebola news coverage by Russell Howard’s Good News

Russell Howard’s is a wonderful comedian, but his works expose how the media in America and the UK continue to frame the ebola outbreak in West Africa. It is great how he puts smile on our faces yet expose how the media uses fear to attract audience.

Alcoholism and the Addictive Paradigm: Etiological and Epidemiological Perspectives

This post examines, summarizes, and reflects on the connection between the addictive paradigm, alcoholism, and “alcoholic” family dynamics. These processes essentially feed into each other, addictive thinking is what allows alcoholism to develop, and alcoholism reinforces and strengthens the addictive thinking. An “alcoholic” family functions in a similar way, as each family member plays a role which he or she …