| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:26 PM
A police inquiry that put a mentally challenged 15-year-old in prison for more than 25 years was "shoddy, incomplete [and] not an objective investigation," an expert on law enforcement procedures told jurors Tuesday in the civil lawsuit filed on behalf of...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Several doctor organizations are criticizing Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut for not covering psychotherapy in some cases after a Jan. 1 change in medical-billing codes.
Anthem has responded to changes in medical-billing codes for...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:15 PM
SOUTH BEND -- While awaiting trial on two murder charges and a slew of other accusations, Brandon Biffle spent much of his time in the St. Joseph County Jail in the rubber room, where inmates on suicide watch are generally sent.
He slept on the floor and...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut responded to criticism by doctors groups that the insurer isn't paying for psychotherapy when it is provided in conjunction with other medical services.
Wallingford-based Anthem, the state's largest health...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Psychologist and columnist Dr. Joyce Brothers, who died Monday at the age of 85, won the top prize in 1955 on the popular TV game show "The $64,000 Question" on the subject of boxing.
Smart, attractive and fearless, Brothers' media career quickly...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film personality, died Monday in New York City. She was 85.
| May 14, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Angelina Jolie's announcement Tuesday that a genetic predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer led her to undergo a preventive double mastectomy has raised both awareness about the procedure and concerns among physicians and other experts.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Hugh Weber, a political adviser turned marketer from South Dakota, is a thoughtful guy whose innate appreciation for absurdities (such as politics) also makes him a very funny new dad.
When his first child was born four years ago (he and his wife also...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The mental state of accused theater gunman James E. Holmes continues to take center stage as he heads toward trial, with his attorneys and a mental health expert wrangling over a key question:
Should Holmes’ attorneys...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 1:59 PM
North Hagerstown baseball coach Drew Crawford thinks of himself as more of a psychologist than a coach.
“Just managing 18 kids and getting them on the same page takes a psychologist at times, Crawford said.
For the past two years, when he took...
| May 12, 2013
Week in and week out for the last five years, Marlin Hoover has boarded a plane for New Mexico, where he sees patients Monday through Wednesday. Then, the psychologist flies home Thursday to treat patients at his southwest suburban office in Tinley Park....