Behavioral Health

  • 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...
  • August 31, 2015

    Lack of standards and training plague field of mental health, report finds

    Those seeking treatment for mental health or substance abuse issues often do not get good care. That's according to a new report from the Institu...
  • August 31, 2015

    Philadelphia offers online help for anxiety, depression

    The Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health is rolling out the next phase of its "Beating the Blues" program, a free eight-week course ...
  • August 28, 2015

    Drexel food lab cooks up solutions to food waste problem

    Even though many Americans go hungry and few are eating enough fruits and vegetables, more than a billion pounds of produce are discarded in landfills...
  • 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.
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