Posted on March 12, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 10, 2015 Science Daily article talks about ongoing research that could be showing that treating the mental health issues of low-income people may help decrease obesity rates among this population. The study paid close attention to low-income African-Americans in 2 separate Pittsburgh neighborhoods to see if there was any patterns to be uncovered.
Filed under: Allegheny County, Depression, Depression, Elderly, food insecurity, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Pittsburgh, Poverty, Research, scientific, Treatment and Support, Weight, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: African-American mental health and obesity, African-Americans and Obesity, Body mass index, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, depression and obesity, food, Food desert, food insecurity, food need, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, low-income, low-income and depression, Mental Health, mental health and obesity, obesity, poor nutrition, poverty, poverty and obesity | Comments Off on “Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition”
Posted on May 9, 2014 by Webtypo
This May 8, 2014 Pittsburgh Business Times article talks about a 5 year grant received by the University of Pittsburgh to study Schizophrenia.
English: The Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh. photo by Michael G White (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: Mental Illness, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Schizophrenia, scientific | Tagged: behavioral Health, Disorders, Health, mental disorder, Mental Health, mental health research, Mental Illness, mentally ill, Research, schizophrenia, Schizophrenia Research, Study on Schizophrenia, United States, University of Pittsburgh | Comments Off on “Pitt gets $10M grant to study schizophrenia”
Posted on April 11, 2014 by Webtypo
This April 8, 2014 TribLive article talks about an anti-stigma initiative in the Allegheny County region to help kids better understand stigma faced by people with mental illnesses and what they can do to prevent it.
Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States Public School Districts (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: Advocacy and Awareness, Allegheny County, Anti-stigma, Counties, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Teen Issues, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: Allegheny, Allegheny County, Allegheny County Pennsylvania, anti mental health stigma, Anti-stigma, mental health stigma, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Stigma, United States | Comments Off on “South Allegheny students stand up against stigmas of mental illness”
Posted on April 1, 2014 by Webtypo
English: The illustration shows the major signs and symptoms of heart failure. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This March 30, 2014 Trib Live News article talks about a grant awarded to the University of Pittsburgh that will allow them to study the link between heart failure and depression. some researchers hope that this study will not only help them understand how to better care for patients with both these diagnoses but also hope the study will begin to break down the silo view of mental and physical health that causes mental and physical health to be viewed and treated as completely separate conditions.
Filed under: Depression, Heart failure and depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Pittsburgh, Research, scientific, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: Conditions and Diseases, Heart failure, Major depressive disorder, Mental Health, physical health, Pittsburgh University study on heart failure and depression, scientific research, University of Pittsburgh | Comments Off on “University of Pittsburgh researchers get $7.3M grant to study heart failure-depression link”
Posted on March 24, 2014 by Webtypo
This March 22, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about the importance of Psychiatrists and the unique role they are able to take.
Biological Psychiatry (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Posted on November 1, 2013 by Webtypo
This article on the Philly.com website talks about the cut to food stamps that will be felt by every recipient in the country.
Filed under: Adams County, Allegheny County, Awareness, Beaver County, Berks County, Blair County, Bradford County, Bucks County, Cambria County, Carbon County, Chester County, Clarion County, Clinton County, Counties, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Delaware County, DPW, Erie County, Federal, Franklin County, Fulton County, Issues, Lancaster County, Laws, Lebanon County, Lehigh Valley Area, Luzerne County, Lycoming County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, Philly, Pike County, Pittsburgh, Politics, Potter County, Schuylkill County, Somerset County, Warren County, Welfare, Westmoreland County, Whole health, Wilkes-Barre, Wyoming County, York County | Tagged: cut to food stamps, cuts to foodstamps, DPW, food, food funding, food stamp, food stamp decrease, food stamp program, food stamps, Government, national cut in food stamps, nutrion programs, nutritional funding, nutritional support, SNAP funding cut, SNAP Program, welfare, welfare recipient | Comments Off on “Food stamp cuts to affect 3 million in Pa. and N.J.”