| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:35 AM
After its launch was delayed for a month by the Madison, Wis., city attorney, the Snuggle House was cleared and scheduled to open on Nov. 15 to provide in-bed, pajama-clad “intimate, non-sexual touch(ing)” for $60 an hour. “So many...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:58 PM
A 17-year-old high school student remained in critical but stable condition Sunday as Colorado officials tried to understand why a fellow student shot her and tried to shoot his debate coach before committing suicide last week.
Two days after the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Sometimes autobiography is best left locked in a drawer rather than developed onscreen, and Nils Malmros' "Sorrow and Joy" is a perfect case in point. Always a helmer who mines his youthful experiences, Malmros maladroitly mirrors his adult self in his...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A 17-year-old high school student was battling for her life Sunday as Colorado officials tried to understand why a fellow student shot her and tried to shoot his debate coach last week.
Two days after the incident at Arapahoe High School in Centennial,...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:13 PM
He was a handsome lad, with dark eyes and olive skin. In family photo albums, his smile was luminous, and he often had an arm around his little brother. When he was just 11, he took the initiative to raise thousands of dollars for the distraught family of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A Virginia tragedy, not quite a year after the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut, prompted Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, D-Newport News, to join nine others to host a mental health training session so Members of Congress and their...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
| Nov 6, 2013
Here are a few things you may not know about Alzheimer's disease:
•Although memory loss is one of the primary indicators of the disease, the problem isn't so much that you misplace your keys but that you may not be able to retrace your steps to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:38 PM
One of the true-false questions I put to my college journalism students is drawn from their textbook.
The statement on the quiz is: "Concern for bias-free language betrays an overly zealous political correctness."
The correct answer to this is False....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A young woman descends into the vacuum of mental illness in "Wounded," a claustrophobic, unsatisfying debut feature from noted editor Fernando Franco. Designed to highlight the lonely paranoia that can come from undiagnosed borderline personality disorder...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A Woodstock man with a history of severe mental illness was sentenced to 30 years in prison this evening for the grisly murder of a homeless man in 2009.
Kyle Morgan, 29, who also battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, his father testified,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Janina Hapaniewski remembers the tears. Her brother, Edward Szymczak, had been accused of raping a woman in the office building where he worked as a janitor, a charge he assured her was untrue. And so on a spring evening in 1980, Szymczak wept as he...