Behavioral Health

  • October 12, 2015

    Hitting the gym, with the help of online social networks

    Having trouble making exercise a habit? Maybe try joining an online social network. New research from the University of Pennsylvania suggests simple ...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Dismantling the stigma behind black mental health

    According to the federal government's Office of Minority Health, African-Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health proble...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Black Men Run, too; chasing good health despite stereotype

    How a running club aims to improve health and participation in a traditionally white sport.
  • 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...
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