Behavioral Health

  • August 24, 2015

    New Jersey reinvests in mental health program for kids

    Experts say half of all cases of mental illness begin to develop before age 14. But in New Jersey, children in need of treatment often struggle to get...
  • August 22, 2015

    For teens, mastering driving safely is a simulator ride away [photos]

    After teenagers get their driver's license, often another rite of passage soon follows – their first car crash. In many cases, it can prove deadly.
  • August 20, 2015

    FDA approves female libido pill, but includes safety warnings

    There's now a pill for women with little interest in sex. On Tuesday, the FDA approved the first drug to treat sexual desire disorder. Sprout Pha...
  • August 14, 2015

    Sexting linked to sexual satisfaction, finds Drexel survey

    Sexting has a bad reputation. To many, it brings to mind illicit activity or the downfall of politician Anthony Weiner. Teens who send sexually explic...
  • August 5, 2015

    Lower dose of sleeping pills possible with placebos, finds Penn study

    What if you could take half as much of a drug, but still get the full benefit? Early findings from the University of Pennsylvania suggest that sugar p...
  • July 27, 2015

    Finding the sweet spot: Twin study shows differences in sweet sensitivity partly genetic

    Why do some people dump packet after packet of sugar into their morning coffee while others happily sip it black? According to a new study by research...
  • July 24, 2015

    Researchers use smartphone data to track symptoms of depression

    A new smartphone app can tell if someone is depressed, according to a Northwestern University study.

    Mental health clinic owners face fraud charges

    A lawsuit names Melchor Martinez and Melissa Chlebowski, both of Allentown, as defendants and their businesses that include Northeast Community Mental...
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