Kendall Rogers

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Royally good sports! Kate, William and Harry get the giggles as they fool around in headbands to support mental health campaigners running the marathon

The close bond between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is touchingly evident as the trio joke around in a new video, released to …

Mental Health

We need to talk about an injustice

In an engaging and personal talk -- with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks -- human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some …

Human Rights

A Blind Paralympian Will Use Google Glass So Kids Can See His Point Of View

Classroom Champions, an organization founded by Olympic bobsled gold-medalist Steve Mesler and Leigh Mesler Parise, connects Olympic and Paralympic …

When Federal Privacy Laws Protect Hospitals Instead Of Patients

A Missouri mother recently posted this video on YouTube of what she claims to be an encounter with hospital security after taking a picture of her son during an audiology test.<p>In the name of patient privacy, a security guard at a hospital in Springfield, Mo., threatened a mother with jail for …

African-Americans With Autism Face Additional Challenges

Black people on the autism spectrum can have less access to help than others. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Jackie Pilgrim, who has an autistic son and was diagnosed with Asperger's herself.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Now we want to spend a few minutes talking about autism spectrum disorder. …

Syria's civil war has spawned a mental health catastrophe

More than 470,000 people have been killed in the conflict, 6.6 million were internally displaced and more than 4.8 million refugees have fled the country, according to various estimates.<p>With signs that a February truce negotiated by the U.S. and Russia is collapsing, there are certain to be more …

Mental Health

This Viral Makeup 'Tutorial' Tackles Depression In A Genius Way

Eye opening.<p>Depression is a difficult condition to comprehend, so YouTube artist Amy Geliebter decided to explain it in a way millions of people could understand: Through a makeup tutorial.<p>In a recent video, Geliebter instructs viewers how to create a dramatic look with makeup while peppering the …

How These Mormon Women Became Some of the Best Cybersecurity Hackers in the U.S.

Sarah Cunha and Laura Wilkinson, two seniors at Brigham Young University, didn’t make it to graduation this year.<p>Instead, the two women spent their …

A Possible Link Between Gut Bacteria and PTSD

<b>Could bacteria in your gut be used to cure or prevent neurological conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or even</b> …

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?

Talking Money with superstar business school prof Raj Raghunathan<p>Raj Raghunathan asks a provocative question right in the title of his new book: <i>If</i> …

Election Sexism Watch: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and the Worst of 2016

It's not a surprise that this year's presidential election has been filled with misogyny and sexism. What <i>is</i> surprising is that there doesn't appear to be anything that candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz won't say when it comes to insulting people—and we got a few more examples this weekend. …

Government

Why Are Suicide Rates Rising For Middle Aged Men?

A new report shows that overall suicide rates rose 24 percent in the last 15 years. So why did the rate for these men jump so much higher?<p>When looking at the 10 leading causes of death in America, there’s been a promising trend: The death rates for the big ones—including heart disease, cancer, …

Why Do Only Girls Get the HPV Vaccine?

Experts say it’s time to vaccinate all boys in Canada against the virus.<p>Ontario just announced that, starting in September, boys in the province will get the HPV vaccine, a cancer-fighting shot that's been publicly funded and available to girls in the province since 2007. Across Canada, girls have …

Can Religious Freedom and LGBT Rights Co-Exist?

In recent months, many states have tried to pass so-called religious-liberty bills that allow individuals not to be involved in gay wedding ceremonies and, in some cases, prohibit public-accommodations protections for transgender people. This new wave of bills—seen recently in North Carolina, …

LGBTQI

Are you a Highly Sensitive Person?

Up to 20% of the population are considered to be ‘highly sensitive.’ High sensitivity isn’t a psychological weakness, but is an innate trait…the …

Emotional Intelligence

Citing Gender Bias, State Lawmakers Move To Eliminate 'Tampon Tax'

There's a sales tax exemption for treating erectile dysfunction in Wisconsin.<p>The same can't be said for feminine hygiene products.<p>Sales tax isn't applied to Viagra in Wisconsin, but it is applied to tampons and pads. Birth control, medicated condoms and yeast infection medication are exempt because …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

Temple University

Gloria Steinem: 'Women get more radical with age, men get more conservative'

<i>Fifty years after she became America’s most famous feminist, Gloria Steinem explains why the fight is far from over</i><p>One evening last week, the Emmanuel Centre in central London was filling up with women of all ages. The man who’d organised the event hovered outside, cheerfully attempting to spot …

Feminism

Study: Half of All Presidents Suffered from Mental Illness

After reading a variety of articles about whether Donald Trump has narcissistic personality disorder (e.g., in <i>Vanity Fair</i> as well as …

Screening for Depression in Children – Can We Stop it Before it Starts?

Diagnosing depression remains challenging in some people, despite well-known risk factors and symptoms of the condition. Now, new brain scans may …

Neuroscience

Researchers Have Reversed Autism Symptoms in Mice

Behavioural symptoms disappeared, even in adults.<p>Researchers have figured out how to reverse the symptoms of autism in mice, simply by turning on a …

The ugly truth about body dysmorphia

Some children see only things to hate about the way they look. Their condition can lead to depression, anxiety, self-surgery and even suicide<p>A man took a razor blade and very carefully cut open his nose lengthways. His aim was to remove the cartilage and replace it with that of a chicken. Finally, …

Addicted to Facebook? Psychologist says blame it on evolution

Professor of Developmental Psychology in Society at the University of Bristol, Bruce Hood believes <i>"our brains have evolved for us to be social</i> …

Survival of the Most Empathetic

My son just whacked his sister while he was supposed to be setting the table. Again.<p>“If you do good things, good things will happen to you,” I tell …

Joan Bakewell: 'What I said about anorexia was woefully inadequate'

Books – after people – are probably my life’s perpetual and continuing joy. But last week, in talking to a Sunday newspaper about a book prize I have been judging, I was drawn into a speculative conversation on the topic of anorexia. I voiced ideas that were my own, but woefully inadequate. People …

Could Brain Stimulation be a Therapy For Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa affects millions of people throughout the world. It has a high mortality rate and the therapies that are currently available are …

Girls' schools and highly educated parents up risk of anorexia and bulimia

Teenage girls attending schools where more pupils are female and more parents have gone through university education have a higher risk of developing …

Researchers have spent years studying the psychological aftermath of terror attacks — here’s what they’ve found

Only four months after a series of coordinated attacks in Paris left 130 people dead, Europe was once again the target of chilling acts of terrorism when yesterday, March 22, 2016, two explosions rocked the airport in Brussels and another ripped through a subway station in the Belgian capital.<p>At …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder