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Infants at high risk for autism are less attuned to differences in speech patterns

Infants at high risk for autism are less attuned to differences in speech patterns

Embedding child psychiatric care in urban clinic improves access and treatment

Embedding child psychiatric care in urban clinic improves access and treatment

Study examines effect of sleep quality on peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults

Study examines effect of sleep quality on peptic ulcer recurrence in older adults

Parental opioid use doubles the risk of suicide attempts by their children

Parental opioid use doubles the risk of suicide attempts by their children

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is ‘Medicare for All’ losing steam?

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is ‘Medicare for All’ losing steam?

Common genetic variant associated with increased food intake and weight gain

Common genetic variant associated with increased food intake and weight gain

Infants later diagnosed with autism do not initiate joint attention themselves, study finds

Infants later diagnosed with autism do not initiate joint attention themselves, study finds

University of Miami establishes AIDS Research Center to curb HIV epidemic

University of Miami establishes AIDS Research Center to curb HIV epidemic

People with bipolar disorder more likely to later develop Parkinson's disease

People with bipolar disorder more likely to later develop Parkinson's disease

Psychotherapeutic approach for youth who have suffered physical or sexual abuse

Psychotherapeutic approach for youth who have suffered physical or sexual abuse

For civilians, finding a therapist skilled in PTSD treatments is a tough task

For civilians, finding a therapist skilled in PTSD treatments is a tough task

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction in adulthood

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction in adulthood

A smart system helps children with autism improve socialization skills

A smart system helps children with autism improve socialization skills

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Most people who smoke e-cigarettes want to quit, finds study

Most people who smoke e-cigarettes want to quit, finds study

Parental age linked to children's risk for neuropsychiatric disorders

Parental age linked to children's risk for neuropsychiatric disorders

Study suggests exercise as new primary prescription for psychiatric patients

Study suggests exercise as new primary prescription for psychiatric patients

Mindfulness may reduce depression symptoms for mothers with opioid use disorder

Mindfulness may reduce depression symptoms for mothers with opioid use disorder

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Increasing access to mental health services improves outcomes for people with HIV

Increasing access to mental health services improves outcomes for people with HIV