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Joanne Silberner

Health officials are investigating reports of mostly mild, temporary and treatable heart inflammation that may or may not be causally linked to vaccination with an mRNA vaccine against COVID-19.
It takes time after vaccination for immunity to the virus to build up, and no vaccine is 100% effective. Plus, scientists don’t yet know if the vaccine stops viral spread. Here’s what’s known so far.
A different way of providing counseling is being tested in India. It turns out it was tested — but abandoned — in the U.S. decades ago.
A new treatment strategy is being tested out in India, where there are only three psychiatrists for every million people.
The years lost to mental illness — years of disability, early death — could be far greater than previous estimates.
The years lost to mental illness — years of disability, early death — could be far greater than previous estimates.
The suicide rate has increased in the past decade, despite the best efforts of hotlines and prevention programs. A Detroit health plan set a zero suicide goal among its members — and achieved it.