Hispanic Community Lacking Access To Mental Health Services

FOX News Latino (7/11, del Castillo) reported that according to the American Psychiatric Association, “lack of access to mental health services is one of...

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Expert: Suicidal Crisis Survivors Isolated By Culture Of Silence.

The NPR (7/12, Aschwanden) “Shots” blog reported, “In 2012, 11.5 million people in the US seriously considered suicide, 4.8 million made a suicide plan,...

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Jails Struggle To Care For Inmates With Serious Mental Illnesses

The AP (7/14, Geller) reports that the Cook County, IL “jail and many of its 3,300 counterparts across the country have become treatment centers...

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Study Says Exposure To Disturbing News Could Add To Daily Stress

NPR (7/11, Hamilton) reports in its “Shots” blog results of a survey suggest that “watching, reading or listening to the news,” especially if it’s...

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Study Links Dyslexia, Abuse.

HealthDay (7/11, Dallas) reports a study published online recently in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence found that “adults with dyslexia are more likely to...

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Depression, Hostility Associated With Higher Stroke Risk In Middle-Aged, Older Adults

AFP (7/11) reports that research published in Stroke suggests that “feeling cynical and hostile toward others may double the risk of having a stroke...

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Forty Million Americans Still Smoke

The Wall Street Journal (7/16, Esterl, Mehrotra, Bauerlein, Subscription Publication) reports that the US has fewer smokers than ever before. But, even though the...

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Best Hospitals For Psychiatry Ranked

Medscape (7/16, Brooks) reports that according to yearly rankings published online July 15 in US News & World Report, the “Massachusetts General Hospital in...

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Report Shows ACA Has Not Led To Physician Shortage As Predicted

NBC News (7/16, Fox) reports that despite the many warnings that “Obamacare was going to create a crush of pent-up medical demand,” a new...

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