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The new process would require officers to meet with psychologists more often.
Investigadores están estudiando a familias de los Estados Unidos y México, portadores de una mutación genética que los hace desarrollar Alzheimer a edad temprana, con la esperanza de encontrar tratamientos para frenar este mal.
The New York Times reports from multiple states, including California, on patients and families dealing with a wrenching crisis. In related news, hospital “cuddlers” help soothe dependent newborns.
Little Brothers, which operates in San Francisco and several other cities, sends volunteers to brighten the lives of isolated elderly people, helping to reduce the risk of serious illness.
Researchers are studying families from the U.S. and Mexico for clues to how Alzheimer’s develops in young patients, with the hope of finding treatments — and even cures — for the more common form of the disease.
A hostage negotiation team says it is better equipped to handle people dealing with acute mental health problems in emergencies instead of resorting to using lethal force. Elsewhere, Sonoma County officials seek to lower the number of people jailed who have a mental illness.
Teachers and health professionals report post-election depression, anxiety and stress in young immigrants and minorities.
Using opioids to treat pain in seniors has been common, and that has led some to dependence disorders in later life.
A BuzzFeed investigation reveals the extent to which Universal Health Services employees say they were told to go to maximize profits for America’s largest psychiatric hospital chain.
San Francisco has committed counselors, doctors and lawyers to its sweeping efforts to get more people enrolled with the Supplemental Security Income program.