mental health

In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York.
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June 05, 2019 - 9:50 am
By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. The Kate Spade New York Foundation said in a statement Wednesday it is donating $200,000 to...
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Lynne Adkins
May 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Take a closer look at your friend's social media pictures as they could contain important health information. Dr. Sharath Guntuku, lead research scientist with the Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health, says his study shows that people who are depressed tend to post...
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James L. Jordan
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May 13, 2019 - 5:42 pm
(Associated Press) — For the past couple of weeks, hikers along the Appalachian Trail had been warning each other about a hiker who was threatening other hikers with a large knife. The man, who used the trail nickname of "Sovereign," was arrested in Tennessee last month after some hikers reported...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 09, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report released this week by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention found that three out of five pregnancy-related deaths in America are preventable. Jefferson University Hospital maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Jason Baxter, who also serves on...
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Mom Congress
Mom Congress
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mothers from all across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., Sunday for a three-day convention — known as Mom Congress — urging lawmakers to improve policies surrounding pregnancy, child birth and postpartum depression. New Jersey business owner Jasmine Kaur...
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Britney Spears has left a facility where she had been receiving treatment for undisclosed mental health issues, a source close to the singer tells CNN.
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April 26, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) — Britney Spears has left a facility where she had been receiving treatment for undisclosed mental health issues, a source close to the singer tells CNN. The year has been a difficult one for Spears, who earlier this month said she was taking some "me time" to focus on...
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April 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Suicide is one of the most devastating events that can happen to a family. Victims often gives no reason why they took such a dramatic step and loved...
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Doctor consulting male patient, working on diagnostic examination on men's health disease or mental illness, while writing on prescription record information document in clinic or hospital office
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David Madden
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - A new law in New Jersey requires insurers to cover treatment for mental health problems on the same level as a physical ailment. There are already laws on the books, both state and federal requiring equal treatment, but it’s left to state to enforce them. In New Jersey...
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April 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Where you live could have a direct impact on whether or not you have psychological stress, researchers say. Being exposed to shrubbery and grasses can...
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April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did your mother or father play favorites? Do you think you were a favorite or do you think you were not treated as well as your siblings by your...
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