What if a doctor could physically feel the pain their patients were experiencing? Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist and clinical researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, can do just that. He has a neurological trait called mirror-touch, a medical mystery that causes him to feel the emotional and physical experiences of other people.
The professor who came under fire for celebrating the death of former first lady Barbara Bush has caused another college’s mental health crisis hotline to become flooded with calls after she posted the number online as her own.
The search is on for a Navy veteran’s therapy dog after it ran away from the scene of an accident on Sunday.
After a change of heart, authorities in Nepal are allowing a double amputee who was banned from climbing Mt. Everest to reach his lifelong dream.
Nearly one third of first-year college students have thought about suicide, according to a study across eight countries, and non-heterosexual identity or feelings were the biggest risks for this kind of thinking or behavior.
Heavy drinkers may be more likely than other adults to develop dementia, especially in middle age, a French study suggests.
Recordings of 911 calls released Wednesday describe a frantic scene late last month at a Winchester, Mass., library, where authorities say a suspect armed with a hunting knife repeatedly stabbed a young medical student, resulting in her death.
Adults who were pressured by their parents to diet during adolescence may have a higher risk of obesity and eating disorders as adults than people who weren't urged to lose weight as teens, a U.S. study suggests.
Therapeutic horseback riding may ease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans, a new study finds.
The NFL Players Association has created a medical guide for players, a 107-page reference book written by scientific professionals with extensive material on concussion detection, treatment and the league’s game-day protocol for head injuries.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a $500 million "action plan" to prevent gun violence Friday – more than a week after 17 students and faculty members were brutally gunned down at a local high school.
Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old gunman accused of killing 17 people at his former Florida high school, was a “deeply disturbed, emotionally broken” individual, his defense attorneys said.
Here we are again.
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnn Manziel admits he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder less than a year ago.
Relational aggression among young girls, often described as “mean girl” behavior, is on the rise. Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with psychotherapist Katie Hurley to discuss what parents can do to make sure their daughters don’t become the next bully or mean girl at school.
Alarming new reports that should concern every parent link heavy smartphone use by children to an increased rate of social isolation, depression, suicidal thoughts and even suicide.
One out of two teenagers feels "addicted" to their phone, according to a recent study. Statistics like this may have fueled two major Apple investors to push the company to offer more flexible parental controls. Apple has since announced that it's working on new ways to protect kids from smartphone addiction, but will it be too little too late?
Today’s teens are taking longer to engage in both the pleasures and the responsibilities of adulthood.
The WHO guidelines are the international standard for reporting health conditions.
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