Daily Archives: October 18, 2016

Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER

Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER

By Shefali Luthra On any given day, pediatrician Lindsay Irvin estimates a quarter of her patients need psychiatric help. She sees teens who say they are suicidal, and elementary school…

How sexual partner abuse has changed with social media

How sexual partner abuse has changed with social media

David Finkelhor, University of New Hampshire and Janis Wolak, University of New Hampshire Incidents involving threats to expose sexual images, or what media are calling “sextortion,” are not new, but…

Digital health devices are great, but their prices are widening the health gap

Digital health devices are great, but their prices are widening the health gap

Quianta Moore, Rice University and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Rice University Chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases account for more than 85 percent of all deaths…