Behavioral Health

  • April 17, 2015

    Child abuse laws putting a strain on PA foster care system

    Pennsylvaniachild abuse laws put in place after the Jerry Sandusky scandal are having an impact on the state's foster care system. According to ...
  • April 16, 2015

    Philadelphia to end homelessness for veterans by November

    In fewer than seven months, the city of Philadelphia aims to get every homeless veteran off the streets. Mayor Michael Nutter revealed the timeframe ...
  • April 16, 2015

    Philadelphia VA benefits office plagued by mismanagement, report finds

    A new audit of the Philadelphia Veteran's Administration benefits office has confirmed many allegations of mismanagement that led to errors or ex...
  • April 10, 2015

    Disabled Pa. residents may soon save tax-free

    Some Pennsylvania residents receiving disability benefits may soon find it easier to set aside money for future expenses through a tax-exempt savings ...
  • April 9, 2015

    Kids on antipsychotic meds more prone to diabetes, CHOP researchers find

    A new study of 1.3 million American children has found that certain antipsychotic medications raise their risk of type 2 diabetes. The drugs fall int...
  • April 6, 2015

    Penn study investigates link between inflammation, depression

    Only about half of those with depression respond to anti-depressant medications. Researchers are trying to improve those odds by better understanding ...
  • April 2, 2015

    Four years later, student-run shelter serves Philly's most vulnerable homeless

    Four years ago, Villanova University professor Stephanie Sena stood inside an empty room in the basement of Philadelphia's Arch Street United Met...
  • April 2, 2015

    Drug testing in schools lacks evidence, pediatricians say

    Back in the 1990s, as part of the "war on drugs," many schools began randomlytesting students for illicit substances. The government even pr...
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