Behavioral Health

  • October 5, 2015

    Activists, organizations urge victims of domestic violence to reach out for help

    During October, Domestic Violence Awareness month, activists are trying to encourage victims to get help.
  • September 28, 2015 |  The Pulse

    How the 'stigma of masculinity' gets in the way for depressed men

    There is no difference between the number of men and women who experience depression, according to a recent survey. But you wouldn't know it from...
  • September 24, 2015

    For many methadone clinics, pope’s visit means closure or longer hours

    In the past 30 years, the Addiction Medicine and Health Advocates treatment facility in Center City has never once had to shut its doors. Through snow...
  • September 23, 2015

    More than a quarter of Penn women report sexual assault

    It's been estimated that one in five women is sexually assaulted during college. But a new survey of more than two dozen American universities su...
  • September 21, 2015

    Temple scientists explore diabetes’ early roots with 6,000 calorie-a-day diet

    In an experiment reminiscent of the documentary "Super Size Me," six brave volunteers stayed bed-bound for a week at Temple University hospi...
  • September 10, 2015

    Bucks County dementia advocate allowed to return to meetings

    A local Alzheimer's patient and activist who was banned from entering federal buildings after making a controversial statement is no longer viewe...
  • September 7, 2015

    Molecular 'tweezer’ blocks spread of HIV, Penn study finds

    Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a tweezer-shaped molecule that prevents HIV transmission -- and might one day be used in ...
  • September 2, 2015

    Poll finds majority of Americans view mental and physical health as equally important

    A new national survey suggests attitudes about mental health and suicide are shifting in the U.S., although obstacles to treatment remain. In the onl...
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