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'We know that kids come home': Families feel renewed hope Read full story for latest details.
MSNBC | May 9, 2013 10:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Born into captivity, 6-year-old can recover, experts say Of the four captives rescued in this weeks hostage drama in Cleveland, the 6-year-old daughter of Amanda Berry may raise the most perplexing questions of all.
MSNBC | May 8, 2013 8:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cleveland story sparks hope for parents of lost kids Elizabeth Smart. Jaycee Dugard. Shawn Hornbeck. Many parents of missing children repeat these names like a mantra -- each one is evidence that their long-lost child is not a lost cause.
MSNBC | May 8, 2013 09:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Scans may show brain changes in Gulf War illness Robert Ward can't work full time and his constant fatigue makes running a distant memory. The Desert Storm veteran hopes a brain imaging study he took part in will start to shed light on why he and thousands of other Gulf War vets suffer such strange symp
MSNBC | Mar 20, 2013 9:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Autistic kids at greater risk for suicide Children who have autism may be at greater risk for thinking about or attempting suicide than children without the condition, according to a new study.
MSNBC | Mar 13, 2013 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Police no solution to mental illness, parents say Liza Long, whose mentally ill son first went into the juvenile justice system at age 11, was among parents who appeared at a Congressional hearing to plead for changes in a system that forces them to struggle with police and health care providers to get h
MSNBC | Mar 5, 2013 10:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Army withholding findings of Madigan PTSD probe The results of a months-long investigation into the reversal of post-traumatic stress disorder diagnoses at Madigan Army Medical Center are being kept confidential.
MSNBC | Feb 28, 2013 09:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 mental illnesses share common DNA roots The biggest study yet into genetics and mental health has come up with a stunning result: The five most common mental illnesses -- autism, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disease, schizophrenia and major depression -- all have a common genetic root.
MSNBC | Feb 28, 2013 12:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bullies, victims at risk for long-term depression Children who were bullied and those who were bullies themselves are both at higher risk for depression, anxiety and panic disorder years later, according to a U.S. study.
MSNBC | Feb 22, 2013 12:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Helping kids after trauma? Evidence thin Its become a standard line in the sad stories about a violent attack in a school, the suicide of a teenager, or a big natural disaster: Counselors are being provided to help the children with their grief. But, in fact, there's no hard evidence about which
MSNBC | Feb 11, 2013 3:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend