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Primary Care Providers Can Help Teens Find, Manage Treatment For Depression

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — About 11 percent of adolescents in the United States have an episode of depression by age 18. “A combination of medicine and therapy can be effective, and in certain circumstances, either medicine […]

19 hours ago

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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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Robin Williams’ Suicide Raises Awareness About Depression

A day after actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life, many are still talking about how a man known for his laughter could have been so overcome by depression.

08/12/2014

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Actor Robin Williams Found Dead In California Home

Oscar winning actor Robin Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiburon home Monday, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department.

08/11/2014

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Police Search For Missing Wilkinsburg Woman

Wilkinsburg Police are trying to find a missing woman.

08/03/2014

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Missing Teen Found In Harrisburg

Pittsburgh Police say a missing 17-year-old has now been located.

07/19/2014

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Offers New Treatment For Depression

To treat depression, people usually take pills.

05/13/2014

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Doctors Use A Number Of Ways To Treat Winter Blues

Winter weather is not just tough on our cars, roads and pipes, it can also take a toll on our bodies and minds.

02/18/2014

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Do You Have The Winter Blues Or Something More Serious?

It happens every year around this time. Cabin fever sets in and people seem to be a little edgier. With the seemingly constant cold temperatures and snow this winter people’s moods seem worse than usual.

Psychiatrist Dr. Patton Van Nickell with Allegheny General Hospital joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to identify if you just have the winter blues or something more and how to deal with it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Police Search For Missing Pitt Grad Student

Police are looking for a missing Pitt grad student.

01/09/2014

Daughter Of NYC’s Mayor-Elect Opens Up About Depression, Substance Abuse

The holidays can be a difficult time for people struggling with depression or substance abuse.

12/25/2013

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For Depression: Counseling Or Acupuncture?

A recent study says both work equally well.

10/08/2013

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Family Speaks Out After Hospital Patient Commits Suicide

The family of a mental health patient at UPMC McKeesport who killed herself is speaking out.

08/27/2013

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1 Fired, 2 Suspended After Patient Is Found Wandering On Parkway

One security guard has been fired and another guard and a nurse suspended.

07/17/2013

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Officer Charged In Road Rage Incidents Released On House Arrest

A suspended Allegheny County police officer, charged in several road rage incidents, is now out of jail but he’s not exactly a free man.

06/13/2013

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