Everyone grieves differently, but some can become completely debilitated by their sorrow for years. The American Psychiatric Association recently recognized this type of grief as a diagnosis called prolonged grief disorder.
Medicine in intensive care units has become so technically focused that many doctors believe they’ve lost their connection with the humanity of patients, and a high degree of patients are experiencing post intensive care syndrome.
Death rates for most major health conditions are in decline except for chronic kidney disease. Children don't just grow up faster but also age faster if they had a tough childhood, and finally, if you're a night owl, recent studies your health may suffer for it.
The Dr. Larry Nassar case has publicized doctors who sexually abuse patients, but few doctors are ever punished. A reporter who investigated the official response to the problem and a physician who has worked on a sexual assault crisis line discuss the issue.
Two car accident survivors and one of the world's foremost experts discuss what can make PTSD worse and the essentials victims must carry out to recover.
Researchers have found that poor health and disabilities can be factors leading to prison. An expert discusses the life cycles that can make this occur.
Scientists have learned that emotional trauma suffered as a child or adolescent has profound effects on a person’s physical health years later. A noted science writer explains.