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Suicides Rare in Young Children; Rate Edged up in Black Boys

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show.

05/18/2015

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New Bill Would Make ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Ill. Children Illegal

The legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.

01/21/2015

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Local Expert Speaks on Depression and Suicide

What drives a person with depression – like actor and comic Robin Williams – to commit suicide?

08/13/2014

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Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/06/2014

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St. Louis University Battles Depression in Med Students

After a curriculum change, depression in St. Louis University Medical students has decreased in the past four years.

04/16/2014

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Study Addresses Depression in Medical School

A new Saint Louis University study indicates that medical schools can go a long way in helping future doctors manage their own levels of stress and depression.

04/01/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, March 11th – Dr. Theodore Cicero on Heroin Use; Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar on Aesthetics and Solar Panels; WSJ’s John Emshwiller on Bridgeton Landfill and the EPA; Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and UMSL Dr. Marty Rochester on One Unified School District for STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX’s Michael Calhoun frm the South by Southwest Interactive Festival

Charlie and Debbie talk with Wash U Professor Theodore Cicero about heroin use; with Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar; with WSJ’s John Emshwiller about the Bridgeton Landfill; and with Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; Charlie talks with STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and with UMSL’s Prof. Marty Rochester about the possibility of one unified school district in STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX Reporter Michael Calhoun from the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, TX.

03/11/2014

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Researchers: Depression Adds to Heart Attack Risk

Local researchers say they have found another big risk factor for cardiac disease and they want the American Heart Association to add it to the list.

02/26/2014

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