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Pauline Campos

Pauline Campos is a widely-published writer with bylines on TIME.com, The Washington Post, Marie Claire, and many others. She specializes in ghostwriting (and blogging), essays, press releases, and reported features. 

The Inquisitr

New Research Reveals Why Some Pregnant Women Have ‘Normal’ Deliveries While Others Do Not

The Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation in Queensland, Australia, seeks to empower pregnant women with the results of their recent research, reports Science Daily. About 6,000 women were asked about their birthing experiences as part of the research led by Queensland University of Technology Associate Professor Yvette Miller, who partnered with the Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages to survey women over the course of a four-month timeframe. The results of the study we
Yahoo Lifestyle

Anthony Bourdain's suicide wasn't 'selfish.' I know because I tried to kill myself too.

After celebrity chef and bestselling author Anthony Bourdain died of suicide, his friend Val Kilmer took to social media to express his opinion on the matter. In a lengthy Facebook post, Kilmer called Bourdain’s actions “selfish.” Further elaborating, he wrote, “A spiritual guide once told me suicide is the most selfish act a human can execute and I was confused but she explained there’s just no mental place further away from humanity and purpose than the hypnotized numbness that creates the false picture of despair, that forces the victim, unaware, to believe, life’s legacy is over.” Kilmer is wrong — suicide is not selfish. I know because I once tried to take my own life.
The Fix

Dear Val Kilmer, Anthony Bourdain Did Love Us

Mental health advocates have routinely cautioned against describing suicide as selfish because it may trigger a vulnerable individual to act. Hollywood actor Val Kilmer, however, seems to give more weight to what a spiritual guide once told him than the warnings of the CDC, the American Psychological Association (APA), and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Kilmer is now on the receiving end of fan disapproval after publishing a lengthy Facebook post in which he called Bourdain "selfish" for taking himself away from Kilmer and his fans.
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