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- Feb 1 201716 minutes
Listen To The Voices In Your Head
Schizophrenics and other people with unquiet minds are locked up, medicated, and stigmatized. Now a radical movement is telling them they might not be sick at all.
- Dec 19 20164 minutes
My Battle With Depression
IN A NEW MEMOIR, THE SINGER DETAILS HER 2011 DESCENT INTO SUICIDAL DESPAIR AND THE LONG, HARD ROAD BACK TO HEALTH
- Feb 9 201712 minutes
Does Depression Have an Evolutionary Purpose?: Some psychologists believe suicide and depression can be strategic.
I had a tough time in high school. Like many other young adolescents, I saw myself as fundamentally flawed, and felt a searing isolation. Nothing I looked forward to brought any hope. I stopped getting out of bed. I cut myself. I drafted a suicide no
- Dec 16 20168 minutes
Psilocybin Reduces Anxiety In Cancer Patients
It’s too soon to be sure, but the effect of the drug could be permanent.
- 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
- Nov 7 20161 minute
Model’s Death Ruled Accidental After Chiropractic Adjustment
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke
- Oct 31 20162 minutes
My Famıly’s Battle With Mental Illness
IN A NEW BOOK, THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HOW SHE SAVED HER SCHIZOPHRENIC MOM
- Dec 1 20167 minutes
The Life-Changing Magic Of Mushrooms
A single dose of magic mushrooms can make people with severe anxiety and depression better for months, according to a landmark pair of new studies.
- Nov 7 20161 minute
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
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Free Help to Stay Healthy
An ounce of smart prevention saves you many dollars spent on cures.
- Dec 19 20161 minute
Best Friends for a Cure
AS 2 LITTLE GIRLS FIGHT A DEADLY DISEASE AFFECTING ONLY 11 KNOWN PEOPLE WORLDWIDE, THEIR FAMILIES LOOK FOR ANSWERS TOGETHER
- Dec 1 20161 minute
Grateful for Generous Support
STAN BRODSKY, 71 Hillsboro, N.M.
- Feb 6 201714 minutes
This New Test Could Crush The Nfl
Companies like Quanterix are developing methods to detect concussions and CTE. Will the science help protect players—or end football as we know it?
- Jun 13 20161 minute
The Beleaguered Rio Olympic Games
TARA JOHN ON MAY 27, FEARS OF A MASS GLOBAL outbreak of the Zika virus compelled 150 respected health experts—including former White House science adviser Philip Rubin—to issue an open letter saying “in the name of public health,” the Summer Olympic
- Sep 26 20162 minutes
A Doctor’s Life-Changing Choice
HOSPITAL PSYCHOLOGIST JEANELLE FOLBRECHT OPENED HER HEART AND HOME TO A BOY BATTLING LEUKEMIA ALL ON HIS OWN
- Aug 14 20146 minutes
Take Two Sugar Pills and Call Me in the Morning: Genetic tests can predict when placebos may be the best medicine.
Walter A. Brown envisions it clearly. The day will come when a woman can walk into his office complaining of debilitating panic attacks and depression, and he will draw a vial of blood and ship it off for genetic analysis. When the test results come
- Feb 1 20162 minutes
Why the Teenage Brain Isn’t Built for Solitary Confinement
Johnny Perez was 16-years old when he was arrested for gun possession and admitted to Riker’s Island. Within months, he did his first round of solitary confinement: 60 days in a 60 square-foot cell. The punishment was for fighting to use the telephon
- Dec 5 20161 minute
Micah Fowler Breaking Barriers
THE STAR OF ABC’S SPEECHLESS OPENS UP ABOUT WORKING AND THRIVING WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
- Jan 3 20175 minutes
A Long-Lost Data Trove Uncovers California’s Sterilization Program
Some of the 20,000 victims are still alive today.
- Dec 1 20161 minute
Moving Forward—With Financial Battle Scars
CHRISTINE BYRD, 56, AND PEPPER SNIDER, 28 Kirkland, Wash.
- Oct 16 20161 minute
What is the Point of a Quantified Self?
MELISSA DAHL: The Fitbit was introduced at a tech conference eight years ago. It’s kind of incredible to realize that, before then, this idea of the “quantified self” didn’t really exist in the mainstream. JESSE SINGAL: I feel like it’s the intersec
- Feb 9 20173 minutes
In Bacteria, Persistence Leads to Resistance
The threat of drug-resistant bacteria grows more pressing with every year. These microbes can shrug off the most potent antibiotics, including some drugs of last resort. Some bacteria have become resistant to all of our available drugs. Scary stuff,
- Oct 17 20135 minutes
The Artist of the Unbreakable Code: Composer Edward Elgar still has cryptographers playing his tune.
As someone who has studied and practiced family therapy for 37 years, I am repeatedly struck by a secret’s impact on a family. With the best intentions, parents often strive to protect a child from a shameful or painful event that happened in the pas
- Oct 28 20168 minutes
Doctors Work To Make Puberty Easier For Trans Kids
More and more clinics are offering transgender protocols for children, which critics say is dangerous.
- Oct 21 20164 minutes
Nipping Student Violence In The Bud
Researchers say they can analyze words to tell which kids are most likely to become violent. Now what?