Innovative Programs, Preventive Care Needed To Curtail Violent Encounters Between Police, People With Mental Illnesses.

The AP (3/20, Warren) reports that across the US, “as police face increased scrutiny for violent encounters…many of which involve people with mental illnesses,...

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Study: Almost 12% Of California High School Students With Parents In The Military Say They Have Attempted Suicide.

The Los Angeles Times (3/20, Zarembo) “Science Now” blog reports that a study published online March 19 in the journal European Child and Adolescent...

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Children Conceived Through Assisted Reproductive Technology May Have Higher Likelihood Of Autism.

HealthDay (3/20, Reinberg) reports that a study published online March 19 in the American Journal of Public Health suggests that “children conceived through assisted...

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Jobless Adults Under 25 May Be Three Times More Likely To Be Depressed Than Their Employed Peers.

The Los Angeles Times (3/20, Kaplan) reports that a study published in the March issue of the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, a publication of...

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Congressman, Senator Working To Revive Mental Health System Overhaul Legislation.

Congressional Quarterly (3/18, Attias, Subscription Publication) reported that Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Sen. Christopher S. Murphy (D-CT) are both working to revive legislation...

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Depression In Fathers May Be Linked To Anxiety, Bad Behavior In Toddlers.

HealthDay (3/19, Preidt) reports that a study published online in the journal Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice suggests that “depression in fathers...

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New Test May Help Measure Risk Of Developing Mild Cognitive Impairment.

The Los Angeles Times (3/19, Healy) “Science Now” blog reports that a study published online March 18 in the journal Neurology “distills a way...

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Global Venture Capital Fund Raises $100M For Dementia Research.

Reuters (3/17, Hirschler) reported on a venture capital fund, the Global Dementia Discovery Fund, established to research novel ways to prevent and treat dementia....

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Study Examines Suicide In The Workplace.

The CBS News (3/18, Firger) website reports that a study published online March 16 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine compares “suicide rates...

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