Movie Theater Shooting Suspect's Parents Hosting Local Mental Health SymposiumThe parents of a man convicted of a deadly shooting inside a movie theater in Colorado are working with Penn State officials to start a discussion about the importance of mental health care.
Vegetarians Are Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Depressed As Meat-Eaters, Study FindsVegetarians are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who consume a conventional balanced diet, according to a new study.
Weed Could Be The Cure For Dementia, Study FindsA study has found that a key ingredient in weed, THC, effectively halted brain aging in mice.
President Obama To Sign Congressman Murphy's Mental Health Bill TodayPittsburgh-area Congressman Tim Murphy is in Washington today to watch President Barack Obama sign the 21st Century Cures healthcare reform package.
Congressman Tim Murphy's Mental Health Bill AdvancesThe U.S. House has overwhelmingly approved Congressman Tim Murphy's mental health reform bill. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure next week.
Psychologist Offers Way Of Dealing With Anxiety & Fear Of Recent ShootingsWith the recent shootings of black men by police in Baton Rouge and Minnesota, along with the ambush in Dallas that left five police officers dead, many Americans are feeling a heightened sense of anxiety.
Vote On Rep. Murphy's Mental Health Bill Expected Next WeekRep. Tim Murphy has been working on his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act since December 2012 and when Congress reconvenes next week it could finally be up for a vote.
Task Force Urges Doctors To Screen All Adults For DepressionA government screening advisory panel is recommending that as part of routine health care - all adults be screened for depression, which is a big public health problem.
New App Aims To Increase Your Happiness, Promote Positive ThinkingImproving your outlook on life may be easier than you think — it’s the power of positive thinking, and new technology you can use at home can actually train your brain to be happy.
Rep. Murphy 'Bitter' Over Lack Of Action On Mental Health BillThe killing of a TV news crew in Roanoke on Wednesday by what appears to have been done by a man with mental illness is the latest example for Pa. Congressman Tim Murphy of a mental health system that needs fixed. Murphy joined the KDKA Morning News to talk about his frustration over the lack of action by Congress and that his mental health bill (H.R. 2646) needs to become law before another tragedy.
Man Accused In Mother, Stepfather's Grisly Deaths To Stand TrialThe man charged in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of his mother and step-father last December has been ordered to stand trial.
Teen Stabs Grandmother Because He Doesn't Like Living With Her, Family SaysA 19-year-old is in custody tonight for a stabbing attack at his home.