Study explores influence of ‘13 Reasons Why’ on suicide rate

BETH DUBBER/NETFLIX/TNS Christian Navarro and RJ Brown are shown in a scene from season two of the Netflix series "13 Reasons...

Hepatitis A outbreak in state continues to expand

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida reported 92 hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total to 1,129 cases this...

New diagnosis: ‘Post-election stress disorder’

Mental health professionals report a stream of patients coming in with anxiety and depression related to —  or worsened by — the blast of...

Scott gets advice from mental health experts

Coordination of care, early screening and assessment were among the strategies discussed at governor’s workshop. BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Better integration of...

Considering surgery? Here are questions to ask doctor

BY MIKE BAKER SEATTLE TIMES/TNS Surgery is a daunting moment in patients’ lives, with high-stakes decisions made difficult by jargon, uncertainty and a lack of public...

Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high

BY PAIGE CORNWELL SEATTLE TIMES/TNS In 2015, five girls out of every 100,000 between the ages of 15 and 19 committed suicide in the United States. The...

PET scans important in assessing some forms of lymphoma

DREAMSTIME/TNSPET scans are an important part of care planning and management for certain types of lymphoma.

You can smoke it now

Medical weed gets green light HAYNE PALMOUR IV/SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/TNS Medical marijuana like this can now be...

CDC urges lookout for Zika-related epilepsy

BY DANIEL CHANG MIAMI HERALD/TNS Federal health officials writing in a medical journal on Monday urged doctors to be on the lookout for Zika-related seizures and...

TAKING THE STIGMA OUT OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Family’s action has led to an organization and annual event that provides statistics, support and hope. PHOTOS...

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