It took 18th months and legislative pressure, but the state of Pennsylvania has agreed to sending the mental health records of people prohibited from buying firearms to a federal database.
A blue ribbon panel will look into a lot more than just gun control in New Jersey as the state attempts to address security concerns in light of last month’s carnage at a Connecticut grade school.
Perhaps the best way to deal with the stress this holiday season is to understand that it is going to happen and to try and do things to minimize it. Find ways to relax.
It is called acute stress disorder. This is a psychiatric diagnosis that we do not talk about much but it occurs in patients after witnessing, hearing about or being directly exposed to a traumatic event.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is well-documented as a problem in children but it can persist into adulthood in at least thirty percent of cases.
There is no running from the pressures of this economy. All of us need to understand that we need time to relax and enjoy life. It is crucial to use the summer to recharge your batteries.
Most employers know they shouldn’t fire employees who aren’t healthy. But what about employees who aren’t, in common parlance, sane?
Soldiers from across the country are coming to Philadelphia for new kind of training; here’s an exclusive look inside the military’s new, mental fitness boot camp.
Have you been feeling down, anxious or depressed? How can you tell if those feelings are fleeting, or if you should see a doctor for treatment or a possible research study?
Philadelphia Police have now identified the 27-year-old mother who confessed to killing her two children Wednesday evening.
When recovering from mental health problems, the transition from being a patient to a student or employee can be tricky.
It has been documented that smoking increases the risk of most diseases but now a new report makes an interesting connection: people who smoke heavily in middle age could more than double their risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia 20 years later.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough It may be a great help to be ambidextrous if you want to be a Major League baseball player but, according to some studies in pediatric journals there […]