Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mental Health Care

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mental Health Care

The result will be more individualized treatment incorporating both conventional and evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, more effective and more cost-effective treatments of many common mental health problems, and improved outcomes.

Comedian Ali Wong on having a miscarriage, C-sections

Comedian Ali Wong on having a miscarriage, C-sections

I didn’t want them to feel like their son married a bad seed," she says.When she first got pregnant, she says, she "didn’t realize miscarrying was a thing that could happen.".Ali Wong with husband Justin Hakuta.

How We Interfere with Our Own Mental Health Care

How We Interfere with Our Own Mental Health Care

Erving Goffman described three categories of stigma: aberrations of the body (short/tall) tribal (race, religion ) character blemishes, which includes mental disorders and everyday emotionality1 Gordon Allport, on the other hand, identified the closely related concept of prejudice.2 Most now believe that prejudice is the unrecognized negative emotional or attitudinal component of the stigmatizing process.

Is There a Biomarker That Predicts Your Biological Age?

Is There a Biomarker That Predicts Your Biological Age?

Horvath was able to identify 350 CpG methylation sites, the level of methylation of which could closely predict chronological age in many different tissue types.The question is whether people identified as older or younger than their chronological age are actually biologically younger or older.

1,080 Sick, 19 Dead from Mysterious Vaping Illness

1,080 Sick, 19 Dead from Mysterious Vaping Illness

“Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products at all Walmart and Sam’s Club U.S. locations,” the company said in a memo to local managers.

Fish Oil Supplements May Do Your Heart Good

Fish Oil Supplements May Do Your Heart Good

The most up-to-date review of data from 13 prior studies found daily omega-3 fish oil supplement use tied to a significant lowering of risk for heart attack , according to a team led by Dr. JoAnn Manson.

Suicide prevention: "Model School Policy' aims to help students most at risk

Suicide prevention: "Model School Policy' aims to help students most at risk

Brinton, who identifies as non-binary and also struggled with suicidal attempts and thoughts while a student, believes a policy for LGBTQ students would have helped make high school a healthier and safer experience.

How to talk to children about their mental health: An age-by-age guide

How to talk to children about their mental health: An age-by-age guide

Experts say parents should talk to their children about their mental health from a young age to help them accurately identify feelings and develop coping mechanisms.By high school, teens are trying to figure out how they can talk to their parents about mental health.

Are Personalized Diets Ready for Prime Time?

Are Personalized Diets Ready for Prime Time?

Wolinsky’s diet came from DayTwo, a company that uses research from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel to create customized advice for people with diabetes .

When You Reach the Age Your Parent Died

When You Reach the Age Your Parent Died

If you reach and then pass the age at which a parent died, consider each year added a gift.

Creative Self-Expression for Health, Coping, and Resilience

Creative Self-Expression for Health, Coping, and Resilience

By participating in the creative self-expression activity, Sheri’s mother helped Sheri understand an important dimension of social intelligence , and do some problem-solving about repairing a wound she’d helped to make, and felt remorseful about.

Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Starts to Damage Your Body

Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Starts to Damage Your Body

After just two weeks of sedentary behavior, formerly fit people had: A decline in heart and lung health Increased waist circumference Greater body fat and liver fat Higher levels of insulin resistance "The study showed that two weeks of reduced physical activity -- from approximately 10,000 steps per day down to 1,500 per day -- caused changes in health markers that are associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease ," said study author Kelly Bowden Davies.

How to prevent suicide: Brother's death sends woman on mental health mission

How to prevent suicide: Brother's death sends woman on mental health mission

Alison Malmon's 22-year-old brother Brian ended his life after a hidden struggle with mental illness.My brother, Brian Malmon, died by suicide 18 years ago today.

TODAY analysis: More states requiring mental health education by law

TODAY analysis: More states requiring mental health education by law

Talking about mental health isn't taboo in Andrea McCabe's fifth-grade class at Chatterton School in Merrick, New York.On a recent day, Miss McCabe, as the children call her, lead the class in an exercise: "Everybody say, 'Stress,'" she instructed the students.

Vaping Cases Linked to Vitamin E, Bootleg Cartridges?

Vaping Cases Linked to Vitamin E, Bootleg Cartridges?

In New York, where 34 cases of the severe lung disease have been reported Department of Health officials said they are focusing on vitamin E acetate after finding it in nearly all of the samples it analyzed linked to the illnesses.

'I wasn't tired because I was a mum, it was a serious disorder'

'I wasn't tired because I was a mum, it was a serious disorder'

Michelle, now a mum of two, has a condition called Idiopathic Hypersomnia, an overwhelming desire to sleep .This is Michelle's story...As a child, I’d sleep during the day – anywhere I could.

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

The new study in JAMA Psychiatry has concluded that time spent on social media is bad for teenagers ' mental health, echoing a growing body of research.

Vegetarians May Face Higher Stroke Risk

Vegetarians May Face Higher Stroke Risk

"The lower risk of heart disease is likely at least partly due to lower weight, lower blood pressure , lower blood cholesterol and lower rates of diabetes linked to pescatarian or vegetarian diets," said lead researcher Tammy Tong, a nutritional epidemiologist in the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford.

Teen's Fussy 'Junk Food' Diet Leaves Him Blind

Teen's Fussy 'Junk Food' Diet Leaves Him Blind

But while many teens go through a picky-eating phase, Sandon stressed that restricting one's diet to just a handful of foods for many years "is not normal.".But Atan pointed out that some very picky eaters actually suffer from a mental health condition known as "avoidant restrictive food intake disorder."

Red Flag Laws: The Future of Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Red Flag Laws: The Future of Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Like ERPOs, domestic violence laws allow someone who feels in danger to seek a court order to restrict the alleged perpetrator's gun access based on threats of violence.

'I left my husband instead of taking more pills'

'I left my husband instead of taking more pills'

But I’m concerned that there are a lot of women out there on medication who take it because they want to feel ‘normal’ when in fact what they really need is psychological support to ensure the life they are living is the one they have chosen, not one that has been chosen for them.

School-Based Drug Prevention Programs

School-Based Drug Prevention Programs

Experienced, well-trained mental health professionals will know that prevention is about far more than drug education , and often involves developing self-efficacy, decision-making skills, effective communication and anger management .

As Vaping Lung Injuries Grow, Doctors Seek Answers

As Vaping Lung Injuries Grow, Doctors Seek Answers

In many of the cases, patients said they had recently vaped marijuana or other products that contain THC, the chemical in marijuana that causes its high.

What Smartphones Are Doing to Your Teenager's Mental Health

What Smartphones Are Doing to Your Teenager's Mental Health

In a statement about the paper, study author Michaeline Jensen, assistant professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, said “Contrary to the common belief that smartphones and social media are damaging adolescents’ mental health, we don’t see much support for the idea that time spent on phones and online is associated with increased risk for mental health problems.”.

Congressman Sean Duffy reveals 9th child has 'holes in heart'

Congressman Sean Duffy reveals 9th child has 'holes in heart'

Republican Rep. Sean Duffy, a Wisconsin congressman who was on the cast of MTV's "The Real World" before he went into politics, opened up on Tuesday about his decision to resign due to health issues involving his ninth child.

5 Major Issues That Helicopter Parenting Can Cause

5 Major Issues That Helicopter Parenting Can Cause

A 2011 study conducted by researchers at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga found that college students whose parents hovered were more likely to take medication for anxiety and depression .

Covington Citizens Urge Testing for Toxic Pollution

Covington Citizens Urge Testing for Toxic Pollution

The Covington area has higher cancer rates than the state averages, WebMD and Georgia Health News reported last month.Rates of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma , a type of cancer linked to ethylene oxide exposure, have recently been higher in the 30014 ZIP code compared to the Georgia average.

One Dead In Atlanta Hotel Legionnaires' Outbreak

One Dead In Atlanta Hotel Legionnaires' Outbreak

Aug. 7, 2019 -- One of the 12 people diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease after staying at the Sheraton Atlanta hotel in early July has died, officials said.

Vaping hospitalizations: More cases of lung damage reported

Vaping hospitalizations: More cases of lung damage reported

More cases of severe lung damage and breathing problems linked to vaping have been reported across the country, with doctors and health officials now investigating cases in at least eight states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Mental Illness, Violent Behavior, and Mass Shootings

Mental Illness, Violent Behavior, and Mass Shootings

Currently, there are two messages in the mental health community: The public cry , We are not violent, and at the same time, behind the scenes, Please do something about people with untreated mental illness who are violent, but don't tell the world or we will have more stigma.