Does Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' glorify suicide? These experts say 'yes'
The show tells the story of a teenager's suicide through audio tapes listened to by a classmate. Each tape details why Hannah blames specific people for her suicide.
Hey, Alexa, who's smarter, girls or boys?
Researchers found that search engines or software translators are every bit as prejudiced as real, live human beings.
Little girls doubt that women can be brilliant, study shows
Girls as young as 6 can be led to believe men are inherently smarter and more talented than women, a study published Thursday in the journal Science suggests.
What do Russians dream about? Bears, dragons and Vladimir Putin
Search engine Yandex said the Russian strongman was "the only real individual" to appear regularly in his citizens' dreams, based on search terms.
Newborn mental health efforts aborted by GOP health plan, advocates say
Efforts to improve mental health and addiction care just got started. The new GOP health plan would abort them, mental health advocates say.
No, your cat isn't making you crazy
Your kitty is in the clear: People who grow up with cats are no more likely than anyone else to develop mental illness, British researchers say.
Trump isn't mentally ill, says doctor who wrote the book on it
It's not a personality disorder if you just landed the most important job in the world, one psychiatrist points out. He should know. He wrote the book.
Denying women abortions hurts them mentally, new study finds
Abortion rights opponents often argue that the procedure damages the mental health of women who get them, but a medical study finds the opposite.
One in 6 Americans take antidepressants, other psychiatric drugs
Researchers also found that twice as many white people take those drugs as do or other minorities.
Senate OKs sweeping but controversial bill funding medical research
Not everyone loves it, but the Senate, in an unusual show of unity, passed a comprehensive bill funding medical research and regulation.
Magic mushroom drug psilocybin eases anxiety in cancer patients
The "magic mushroom" drug psilocybin can help cancer patients relax and feel less distressed about their disease, two teams of doctors found.
You dog is even smarter than you think
Anyone who has been around a dog for long knows they can understand human language and that they watch our every move. But do they remember?
Report finds lesbian, gay and bi adults have higher drug abuse rates
Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults are more likely than their straight counterparts to abuse substances and experience mental illness, according to a new report.
Georgia inmate facing execution for cop killing invokes autism defense
The cop killer's lawyers say he was diagnosed just weeks ago.
Birth Control Study Has People Talking About Depression
A Danish study linking birth control with depression has generated excited headlines around the world and struck a chord among many women. But why?
Can 'Safe' Painkiller Really Cause Hyperactivity in Kids?
A new report finds that women who take acetaminophen when they are pregnant may be more likely to have kids with behavioral problems such as ADHD.
U.S. Sues Mississippi Over 'Discriminatory' Mental Health System
The U.S. accused Mississippi of needlessly forcing "hundreds of people a day" to enter state hospitals to get the treatment they need.
Trump's Worst Offense? Mocking Disabled Reporter, Poll Finds
Likely voters balked most at Trump mocking a reporter's disability. What does that say about how Americans think about disability?
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