What to do if someone is having a panic attack

Anyone can have a panic attack. Did you know that? Millions of Americans have panic attacks every year. I'm one of those millions. Someone you know might be one of those millions. All the more reason to know what to do if one rears its head.Scientists think they've figured out what gene causes it (3:15), and that's pretty exciting. But you may want to jump in when they talk about the symptoms of a panic attack (7:00) and some of the theories around why they occur (13:00). Don't leave until you've heard what family and friends should do if a loved one has a panic attack (19:00) and what the treatment options are (21:40).

You may hear a short ad when you press play. Press play again to start the podcast.

After seeing the video of the everyday hero who called out the racist rant of Kelly Anne Wolfe, we should all go out and purchase a bicycle if there is even a chance we could become as cool as this guy.

The unnamed citizen was riding his bike through the streets of Toronto and came across a group of people eager to get out their message that no one needs to wear a mask. When they handed him a "face mask exempt" card, he calmly ripped it up.

Keep Reading Show less