Family Separation at the Border Can Cause Long-Term TraumaFeatures

Family Separation at the Border Can Cause Long-Term Trauma

Ripped apart. That’s one way to describe what’s happened to families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Traumatized. That’s one…

Changing the Conversation About Mental HealthFeatures

Changing the Conversation About Mental Health

Our minds are one of the most powerful things about us. Everything from our physical health to our sense of…

Facing Fears with Virtual Reality TherapyFeatures

Facing Fears with Virtual Reality Therapy

You’re on an airplane in the middle of a storm, lightning flashing outside the window, your seat rocking. “I’m scared,”…

No More Pain. Period.Family Health

No More Pain. Period.

Helping women with endometriosis find relief Endometriosis is a women’s health issue that has long remained in the shadows. Even…

Treating DepressionFeatures

Treating Depression

From telehealth to magnetic stimulation, innovative therapies provide alternatives At the end of the 19th century, it wasn’t uncommon for…

Healing the HurtFeatures

Healing the Hurt

Chicago programs help young victims of trauma find their way forward “What happened to you?” Asking troubled children that question…

Managing the Highs and LowsFamily Health

Managing the Highs and Lows

Families ride the roller-coaster of type 1 diabetes Managing type 1 diabetes is not easy — especially for kids. With…

Breaking Down BarriersFeatures

Breaking Down Barriers

Fighting against the stigma of mental illness and advocating for parity Moments after delivering her first child, a baby girl,…

Cooling Caps May Reduce Chemo Hair LossBriefs

Cooling Caps May Reduce Chemo Hair Loss

Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy face the distressing prospect of losing their hair. But cold cap therapy can reduce hair loss…

Making a DifferenceCharities

Making a Difference

Community groups take action to stop gun violence Guns are the worst thing that ever happened to black people,” says…