By John Ericson | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 22:09
Parks and urban greenery can provide "long-lasting improvements in mental health" for nearby residents, a study finds.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 17:00
The Obama administration released a new proposed rule that would remove legal barriers standing in the way of background checks on people who buy guns.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 13:03
Can moderate alcohol consumption during pregnancy lead to better mental health in kids?
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 12/22/2013 - 17:15
Congressmen expressed concern for veterans last week, after learning of a 90-year-old World War II veteran in a Wisconsin VA hospital. The former bomber pilot received the operation in that same hospital 60 years ago.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 17:00
A new study published reviews non-specialist interventions and finds they can be effective in treating children and adolescents with intellectual disability or lower functioning autism spectrum disorders.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 18:37
A new study found that U.S. soldiers who experienced a traumatic brain injury were more likely to develop PTSD.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 18:15
Women who take a shorter maternity leave have a greater risk of postpartum depression.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 17:49
Ethan Couch, 16, killed four people in a drunk driving accident. He was not sentenced prison time because he was reportedly too rich to understand the consequences of his actions.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 17:29
Scientists will be able to identify a person's suicide risk with a new genetic test.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 20:08
Researchers found that only half of psychiatrists accept private insurance compared to a greater number of other specialized doctors.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:36
Vice Pres. Joe Biden will announce $100M in federal funding to improve mental health services nationwide, just one year after the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 12/07/2013 - 18:37
A study found that empathy levels decrease in teen boys between the ages of 13 and 16.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 15:25
Cognitive behavioral therapy can reverse biological changes in PTSD patients as well as improve mental health.