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SEYNE, FRANCE - MARCH 25:  In this handout image supplied by the Ministere de l'Interieur (French Interior Ministry), search and rescue teams attend to the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps on March 25, 2015 near Seyne, France.  Germanwings flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Duesseldorf  has crashed in Southern French Alps. All 150 passengers and crew are thought to have died.  (Photo by F. Balsamo - Gendarmerie nationale / Ministere de l'Interieur via Getty Images)

Mental Health Vetting Of Pilots Ineffective, US Experts Say

There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety experts said.

03/27/2015

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Delegates to Consider Mental Health Units in Law Enforcement

Baltimore delegates are weighing in on a bill that would create a pilot program for police behavioral health units.

03/20/2015

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Study: Suicide Rise In Middle-Age Adults Linked To Recession

A study has found that the rate of suicide among adults ages 40-64 increased from 15.5 percent per 100,000 people to 18.2 percent per 100,000 people.

02/28/2015

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Proposal Would Pair Police, Mental Health Professionals

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts wants to pair up police officers and mental health professionals to proactively address mental health conflicts.

02/20/2015

Map of the number of mental health days in counties across the U.S.

Study: Suburbanites Happier Than City Dwellers

The happiest places in the United States are the tight-knit communities in suburbia where residents have a short commute to work, according to new research.

12/23/2014

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/11/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Changing Seasons Can Mean a Change in Mood

Millions of people will turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but for some the extra hour of sleep gained is not worth the hours of daylight lost.

10/30/2014

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

10/15/2014

Religion, Mental Problems Draw Many Americans To North Korea (credit: KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

Religion, Mental Health Problems Draw Many Americans To North Korea

Time and again, Americans over the years have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea, even as it has become increasingly easy to enter legally as a tourist. It’s incomprehensible to many, especially since tens of thousands of desperate North Koreans have crossed in the opposite direction, at great risk.

09/17/2014

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