All articles related to "mental health":

Protecting children from the trauma of gun violence, racism

The nation’s pediatricians are launching new efforts to help their young patients avoid being traumatized by gun violence and racism. In July 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued recommendations to shield children from media violence, and…

Church attendance may lower suicide risk in women

Women who attend religious services at least once a week may have a lower risk of suicide than those who never attend services, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

Do GMOs harm our health?

In this week’s podcast: A new report examines whether GMOs are harmful to our health, plus the physical toll of PTSD, and the healthy lifestyle that could prevent half of all cancer deaths in the U.S.

Why businesses can’t ignore mental health in the workplace

One-third of American workers reportedly suffer from chronic stress, and it’s estimated that $27 billion worth of work days are lost to mental-health related absences each year. That’s why companies cannot afford to ignore the mental health of…

Improving health among homeless people

April 20, 2016 – During the decade she spent as a physician assistant at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Jill Roncarati saw, up close and personal, the ravages people suffered when they had no place to live.…

Global burden of mental illness underestimated

The disability and mortality that results from mental illness around the world is underestimated by more than a third, according to researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and King’s College London. In an article in…