Researchers with Vanderbilt University Medical Center have identified more than 100 high-risk genes for schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder known to cause people to interpret reality abnormally.
To examine the role of financial anxiety in America’s rising suicide rate, scientists with the University of North Carolina’s GIllings School of Global Public Health have been looking at the impact of wage changes.
New research has found empirical evidence that climate change could increase mental health issues in the United States.
Sheena Bosket was in her therapist’s office earlier this year when she unraveled her history with sexual assault. She first opened up about being molested at age 8, then about being assaulted twice as an adult.
For Bosket and many others, #MeToo has given her the courage to share her experiences aloud.
New research suggests women’s exposure to daily discrimination may contribute to rising blood pressure over time, a risk factor that, if left untreated, can increase risk of heart disease and stroke.
A grim report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that if governments don’t act on climate change soon, more devastation is to be expected.
Friday, Oct. 5 marks exactly one year since the New York Timespublished the groundbreaking exposés from multiple women alleging Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein had raped or sexually harassed them. Some 80 women, including prominent actresses, have come forward since.
Florida is experiencing its most toxic red tide in more than a decade, decimating at least 120 miles of its Gulf of Mexico coast since November 2017.
According to officials with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, thousands of dead marine animals have been found washing up on the state’s beaches.
Asking for a raise isn’t the most comfortable part of the job. But it helps if you’re a white male.
That’s according to the new “Raise Anatomy” report from compensation data and software provider PayScale, Inc., which found that people of color are up to 25 percent less likely than white men to receive a raise after asking for one.
The manager of a South Carolina restaurant has pleaded guilty to forcing a mentally disabled black buffet cook to work unpaid for more than 100 hours a week, according to federal officials.
Bobby Paul Edwards, a 53-year-old white male, admitted he used violence, threats and intimidation tactics to force John Christopher Smith, who is black, to work more than 100 hours a week without pay at Edwards’ Myrtle Beach buffet restaurant J&J Cafeteria.