Author Archives: Kimberly

Can playing Tetris block traumatic memories?

A new study seems to suggest that the intrusive memories and flashbacks of PTSD might form less often if traumatized people play Tetris, reports Brigit Katz in Smithsonian Magazine. The study, led by Oxford University and Karolinska Institute researchers, recently published in Molecular Psychiatry, studied  71 people admitted to an Oxford ER after car crashes. Half of them were asked […]

Posted in Health Issues | Comments closed

FDNY to keep honoring 9/11-related deaths on separate memorial

The FDNY  has announced that they will not change their controversial decision to place the names of those who die of World Trade Center-related cancers and other illnesses on a memorial that is separate from the line of duty death memorial. Many firefighters and families of the sick and of the dead disagree, writes Susan Edelman in the NY Post.  […]

Posted in Health Issues | Comments closed

Restaurant owner fed emergency workers for free during Westminster attack

Ibrahim Dogus, a London restaurateur, has three restaurants in Westminster. After Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Westminster, police ordered him to evacuate and to close his restaurants. Instead, Dogus kept one of his establishments, Troia, located just yards from Westminster Bridge, open for police officers and emergency personnel. He gave out free food and offered the restaurant as a […]

Posted in 9/11 Community | Comments closed