Psychological support for Ukrainian soldiers in wartime
Ukraine sends psychologists to help the soldiers under unrelenting stress and exhaustion on the frontlines as the war drags on.
Telehealth helping get Aussie men back to the doctor
According to a new survey, 77% of Australian men have brushed off a health concern rather than talking about it. Telehealth operators, though, say they’re helping break that healthcare hesitancy with providers like Mosh reporting a rise ...
Harm reduction gains attention in battling overdoses
Drug overdoses, particularly from opioids, happen far more today than they did just a few decades back. The epidemic has caused grief and heartache for families and has left communities grappling for solutions. One solution, harm reducti...
U.S life expectancy has first rise since COVID
After years of dramatic decline in life expectancy in the United States, there's finally some good news. Emory University's Dr. Neil Winawer discusses the new data showing a slight jump in life expectancy.
Paris knife attacker suffered from mental issues
Details have emerged about the background of the man who stabbed a tourist to death near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The attacker was a Frenchman in his mid-20s born to a non-religious Iranian family who had already done prison time for p...
EU seeks more data from GLP-1 drugmakers on suicidal thoughts
The EU's drug watchdog will request more data from makers of a class of diabetes and weight-loss drugs, including Novo Nordisk's popular therapies Ozempic and Wegovy, to further investigate suicidal thoughts in some patients taking them.
Hamas child hostages left traumatized
Relatives of Israeli children released by Hamas have given a glimpse into their traumatic experience of nearly two months of captivity. Some were threatened with weapons, others beaten, or forced to watch violent images of the October 7 ...
Israeli October 7 survivors find comfort in Cyprus
An Israeli-run wellness retreat in Cyprus is offering a free stay to survivors of the October 7 Hamas attack on the Nova music festival to help them come to terms with what happened.
Treating veterans' PTSD with acupuncture
Could acupuncture be the answer to treating PTSD among our vets? FOX 11's Laura Diaz speaks with VA doctors.
Meta employee sounds alarm over social media
A former Facebook employee says parents should be worried about how social media is affecting teens' mental health.
October 7th survivors receive help for psychological trauma
Be’eri Kibbutz lost around a tenth of its population in the October 7th attacks. The survivors have been evacuated from what is now a closed military zone. At a Dead Sea resort away from rocket fire therapists assist them in their recovery.
Post-pandemic world leaves employees feeling isolated
Every day, millions of Americans head in to work and are greeted not necessarily by coworkers, but silence. While there still may be people around, people don't necessarily see as many people as they used to in a post-pandemic world.
At least 22 killed in mass shooting in U.S state of Maine
At least 22 people have been killed and dozens wounded after a gunman went on a shooting spree in the northeastern state of Maine in the United States. State and local police said that they were searching for a suspect who remained at la...
U.S. states sue Meta for harming kids mental health
Dozens of US states on Tuesday accused Facebook and Instagram owner Meta of profiting "from children's pain," damaging their mental health and misleading people about the safety of its platforms.
Meta, Instagram sued for being too addictive
Dozens of U.S. states on Tuesday filed lawsuits against Meta Platforms and its Instagram unit, accusing them of fuelling a youth mental health crisis by intentionally making their social media platforms addictive.
Weight-loss drugs scrutinized over reports of suicide risk
Reuters has found that some patients experience thoughts of suicide or self-harm after taking increasingly popular weight-loss drugs, such as Wegovy and Ozempic. Reports like these stood out to experts Reuters talked to, who say they war...
The heavy toll of war on Ukraine families
Ukraine’s military does not publish casualty figures, but tens of thousands of soldiers are believed to have died, often leaving behind bereaved wives and children. Now, volunteers in Zaporizhzhia have created an association to help the ...
U.S. pharmacies plagued with ADHD medication shortage
FOX Medical Team reporter Beth Galvin discusses the persistent shortage of ADHD medications like Adderall, its causes, potential surges in diagnoses, uncertain supply improvements, and what individuals should do if they can't obtain thei...
Maui death toll reaches 111 as search continues
Days of searching through debris for victims of the deadly Maui wildfires is taking a physical and emotional toll on emergency workers. Some say they can’t sleep after the horrific images they’ve seen. At least 111 people are now confirm...
Kenya cult survivors refuse to eat
A court in Kenya has ordered survivors of a doomsday cult to undergo psychological assessments. A senior prosecutor says 16 of 65 freed cult members have starved themselves for nearly two weeks.
Treating the trauma brought home by Ukrainian soldiers
A new mental health centre in the Kharkiv area has been set up to treat Ukrainian soldiers, but the centre is likely not going to be enough to support the thousands of people who need help in a city that’s been ravaged by the war.
Therapy new use case for ChatGPT?
Some users see the chatbot as a way to supplement traditional mental health services, despite troubling privacy implications. Hugging Face AI Chief Ethics Scientist Meg Mitchell joins Caroline Hyde and Bloomberg's Rachel Metz for her tak...
WHO says millions of Ukrainians have psychological issues
The World Health Organization says an estimated 10 million Ukrainians have suffered from a mental health condition as a result of the war. They include soldiers returning from the front lines. And that is causing social problems, includi...
Video shows police 'piling on' man before his death
A Virginia grand jury formally indicted 10 people, including police officers and hospital workers, over the death of Irvo Otieno - a Black man who was restrained before he died in a mental health facility. His family demanded justice and...
Healing Ukraine's war wounded
Soldiers returning from the frontlines in eastern Ukraine need treatment for their physical wounds. But the World Health Organization says doctors need to prioritise their mental health too.
TikTok sets one hour screen-time limit for children
The changes come amid growing concerns over the app's security and addictiveness, especially among young children, as governments around the world take a closer look at the app's impact on the mental health of children.
NGO focuses on helping Kyiv's children deal with war
In a quiet street of the Ukrainian capital, children try to forget the rumours of war. Every Saturday, group sessions are organised by the Voices of Children NGO.
Treating Ukraine's soldiers for mental trauma
After nine years of armed conflict in the Donbas region, the Ukrainian population now faces the Russian invasion that began nearly a year ago. The war has inflicted heavy trauma and psychological problems, not just among soldiers but civ...
Year of war leaves Ukraine in a mental health crisis
As the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine approaches, its estimated that one in every four Ukrainians may suffer from mental health issues because of the ongoing conflict.