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The Challenges of Autism in Small-Town America
Lacking easy access to specialized care, some families are turning to video-conferencing for treatment.
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Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked In The Last Decade
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
- Feb 6 20173 minutes
Simple Moves Can Lead To A Less Stressed-Out You
STRESS IS A MODERN MENTAL BOGEYMAN that keeps half of U.S. adults up at night, according to a recent survey from the American Psychological Association. And many people don’t do anything to try to fight it. That’s bad news because stress takes a mea
- Jan 14 201710 minutes
Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression
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Meet the Designers Hoping to Treat ADHD and Alzheimer's with Gaming
These are games that kids and parents can all appreciate.
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Kim & Kanye Their New Family Crisis
WHEN KANYE WEST ranted about Beyoncé and complimented Trump before abruptly leaving the stage at his Nov. 19 concert, many fans shrugged it off as one more controversial move by a consistently unpredictable artist. But it seems West’s outbursts are m
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My Famıly’s Battle With Mental Illness
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The Forgotten Side of Cancer Care
TUNNEL VISION CAN SET IN WITH A new cancer diagnosis. Everyone—the doctor, the patient, the patient’s loved ones—focuses almost exclusively on treatment: the chemotherapy, surgery and radiation that aim to keep a patient alive for as long as possible
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Not A Normal Work Trip
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What Parents Should Do
If you’re worried about an adolescent and aren’t sure what to do, heed the advice of Fadi Haddad, a psychiatrist and the co-author of Helping Kids in Crisis
- Dec 1 20168 minutes
More Prisons Are Phasing Out The 'Box’
A new study offers data on the continued use of solitary confinement, and a corrections leader weighs in on the practice’s future.
- Oct 10 20161 minute
Innovation Needle-Free Injections
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- Jun 27 20139 minutes
Learning to Fly: Coping with anxiety in an uncertain world.
There are important life events that people tend to remember. Some of them are personal, like your first kiss; others are historical, such as where you were on 9/11. I remember my first kiss, seeing John Lennon in concert, and watching a plane hit th
- Dec 1 201614 minutes
The High Cost Of Coping
ANXIETY. DEPRESSION. EATING DISORDERS. PHOBIAS. EVERY YEAR TENS OF MILLIONS OF AMERICANS FACE A MENTAL-HEALTH CHALLENGE—OFTEN AT GREAT EXPENSE. HERE’S HOW TO EASE THE FINANCIAL STRAIN.
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Stress Less About Money
THE MONEY LINK: In surveys, Americans cite money and work as the top causes of stress (see below). And in what can be a vicious cycle, stress can hurt your job performance: The more anxious you are, the more distracted and ill-prepared you are at wor
- Feb 2 20173 minutes
Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed
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- Dec 16 20164 minutes
The Cold-Blooded Truth About Cryotherapy
The popularity of cryotherapy is growing, despite risks of asphyxiation, frostbite and severe burns.
- Oct 28 201612 minutes
Colorado Springs Teens Keep Killing Themselves
More than two dozen kids in and around Colorado Springs, Colorado, have killed themselves in less than two years. The main reason: Another kid did it first.
- Dec 14 20162 minutes
Abortion Doesn't Harm Mental Health
A new study finds there’s no evidence to support mandatory abortion counseling that warns women about the negative mental-health impacts of abortion.
- Dec 1 20167 minutes
The Psychological Trauma Of A Multi-Generation War
Colombian children have never lived in a world where their country was not fighting. Now, as peace finally seems probable, the nation is grappling with the mental-health fallout from the conflict.
- Jan 3 20175 minutes
A Long-Lost Data Trove Uncovers California’s Sterilization Program
Some of the 20,000 victims are still alive today.
- Feb 7 20175 minutes
The Pharmacies Thriving in Kentucky's Opioid-Stricken Towns
In a year, one county filled enough prescriptions for 150 doses of painkillers per resident.
- Jan 1 20132 minutes
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- Oct 10 20163 minutes
The Beach Boy and the Boss: Darkness on the Edge of Two Memoirs
THE BIG REVELATION IN BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S NEW memoir, Born to Run, is that the Boss gets bummed out. Big time. Which may finally help fans understand the bleak menagerie of killers and black-sheep brothers who populate the 1982 album Nebraska. While
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
No.34 Rising From The Ashes
Jake Shoff started a successful venture right out of college. He shut it down after a very painful loss—one that led him to an entirely different business and the thriving, Draper, Utah-based company he runs today.
- Jan 18 20175 minutes
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One hundred and nine patients live full-time at the Villa Ocaranza Hospital, an institution marred by a dark history. They will be the last group to do so.
- Feb 9 20179 minutes
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New York City has invested millions to help turn around failing schools. Will it payoff?