Behavioral Health

  • February 4, 2016

    Pottstown pioneers a 'walking' school bus

    On a cold winter morning in Pottstown, a handful of kids are waiting to get to school. But no yellow school bus is on its way to pick them up.
  • February 1, 2016

    Expert panel recommends depression screening for pregnant, postpartum women

    An influential panel of medical experts is now advising that all Americans be screened for depression, including women both during and after their pre...
  • February 1, 2016

    Starting a conversation about hidden toll of the caring professions

    Health care professionals, police officers, firefighters, social workers — all are in the business of helping others. In the course of their work day,...
  • January 29, 2016

    Reminding people of common roots can undercut racial bias, study finds

    Scientists have discovered that implicit racial bias may diminish when people are reminded of shared group identities.
  • January 27, 2016

    Camden clinic deploys 'miracle drug' that helps some conquer opioid addiction

    At Project Hope, a primary care clinic located a few blocks west of Broadway in Camden, patients come in for the typical complaints: infections, asthm...
  • January 27, 2016

    Lawsuit prompts Pennsylvania to expand mental health-treatment options

    Pennsylvania will devote more resources to treatment and housing for criminal defendants who have mental illness, under the terms of a deal approved b...
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