Depression: What works? New study finds all 21 antidepressants researchers looked at work better than placebo

(NEW YORK) -- Depression is the leading cause of disability, with 350 million people affected worldwide.

While antidepressants have long been used, there’s been debate about how well they... Read More

Parents often don't lock up or unload guns, even when kids have mental illness: Study

(NEW YORK) -- Among parents who own guns, only one in three store their guns the way pediatricians recommend, a new study found: locked, unloaded and separate from ammunition.

This was the case whether or not the children in the home had a... Read More

Arizona couple allegedly locked adopted children in rooms without food, water

(TUCSON, Ariz.) -- An Arizona couple was arrested for child abuse after allegedly locking their adopted children in rooms without food, water or a bathroom, officials said.

The investigation began Saturday when a boy in "disheveled conditi... Read More

Comfort dogs descend on Florida community after deadly school shooting

(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- The handlers behind the comfort dogs making their way through the Florida community where 17 students and teachers were killed in a school shooting last week have a saying.

"We like to say, 'Comfort walks in on four paw... Read More

Flu vaccine: Will it work better next season?

(NEW YORK) -- Flu season isn’t over yet, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that in less than two weeks they will be putting together a panel of experts to help select strains for next season’s flu vaccine.... Read More

This city is equipping its first responders with active shooter kits

(NASHUA, N.H.) -- First responders in Nashua, New Hampshire, completed the final phase of a yearlong project last Tuesday, equipping their vehicles with active shooter kits.

The idea, Chris Stawasz, the regional director for American Medic... Read More

Tiny house on wheels takes minimalist living to the next level

(PESARO, Italy) -- Having grown up in a tiny room in his family’s home in Pesaro, Italy, 27-year-old architect Leonardo Di Chiara is used to living a minimalist lifestyle.

His latest project, the aVOID tiny house, currently on displa... Read More

'Black Panther' and mental health in the Black community

(NEW YORK) -- Black Panther signals a revolutionary moment –- not only in its implications for Black culture, but also for Black mental health.

“At a very basic level, representation affects people's identity,” said Dr. R... Read More

Identical twin brothers propose to identical twin sisters: 'It was amazing'

(NEW YORK) -- Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to twin sisters on February 2, or 2-2.

Brittany and Briana Deane met Josh and Jeremy Salyers last August at The Twins Days Festival in ... Read More

Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile

(NEW YORK) -- After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and raising the girl as her own daughter, many were left asking this: Who would steal a baby? And why... Read More

Here's why performance anxiety before an Olympic event may not be a bad thing

(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) -- Just moments before Mikaela Shiffrin, the world’s top-ranked women’s skier, clipped into her bindings on Friday for the first run in her attempt to defend her Olympic gold medal in the slalom, she vomited.Read More