mental health 

Siblings cause depression?

I've long wondered if my 3-year-old daughter would be better-off with a little brother or sister. A recent study, however, says that having siblings can be a double-edged sword. As noted by Brian White on our partner blog, That's Fit, "If you have si...

New program alerts parents when their college student is in crisis

After it came to light that Cho Seung-Hui, the Virginia Tech shooter, was known by professors and administrators to have emotional and psychological problems, many are asking: "why didn't anyone tell his parents?" In short, they were forbidden from d...

Are divorced moms less healthy?

Recently I ran across an article that supplied data about the decline in women's health after they are divorced. The study focuses on a small number or rural Indiana moms; it found that in the years succeeding a divorce, the women's mental and physic...


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