Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

The study found illicit drugs like fentanyl, heroin and cocaine were the leading causes of unintentional overdoses, and prescription drugs were more likely to be involved in suicidal overdoses.

  NICU babies dressed up for Halloween

Domestic violence class for victim’s family, friends coming to Albion Fellows

14 News Special: Choosing to Survive

Hemp in Henderson, couple grows hemp for CBD oil on family farm

Sisters design customized prosthetic leg

Doctors say flu vaccines protect entire community, not just us

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Wise Choice Munchie Map marks healthier foods at Fall Festival

VA Healthcare Center offers flu shots for vets

GRAPHIC: ‘Black, hairy tongue’: Yes, this really happens

EVSC tests lead levels in water

Tell City residents concerned over possible contamination

PD SELF helps people with Parkinson's

Boyett Treatment Center celebrates grand opening

Evansville's Boyett Treatment Center is moving to a bigger location in hopes of expanding their reach.

  Owensboro Health awards over $669k in grants to numerous agencies

More than three dozen regional agencies learned they'll be getting funding from Owensboro Health Tuesday.

Healthy tech habits for parents, kids

As the rest of the Tri-State students go back to school this week many schools are trading books for tablets.

YMCA unveils new workout technology

There's a new technology to help you get fit in Henderson.

  Local doctors say not to worry about national EpiPen shortage

EXCLUSIVE: Only IN suicidologist talks on how personal story helps her save lives

Peace of Mind: Easing back-to-school anxiety

Peace of Mind: Suicide Awareness

Peace of Mind: Suicide Survivor

Summit held at USI to shed light on veterans mental health

Peace of Mind: Depression and Suicide rates among first responders are skyrocketing

Firefighters, police, EMT'S and paramedics are on the front lines of emergency situations every day, and it takes a toll.

Peace of Mind: Safe in Schools

Our Peace of Mind special "Safe in Schools" aired March 21, 2018 on WFIE and WNIN.

Daviess Co. sheriff's deputies prepare for active shooter situations

Daviess County sheriff's deputies are now more prepared for active shooter situations.

Peace of Mind Project: Mental Health in Kentucky schools

When the Johnson Brothers visit Dave at RiverValley Behavioral Health, they say its like hanging out with a good friend. "He's really good at helping you cheer up when you're down."

Crisis Stabilization Unit could come to downtown Evansville

A one-of-its-kind crisis stabilization unit is in the works in Evansville. United Caring Service has plans to bring much needed substance abuse resources to its downtown facility.

Rash of threats follow school shootings

Post Parkland threats forced police action and lock outs at schools across our area.

  Tri-State schools on alert after Parkland, FL shooting

What happened in Parkland, Florida, changed something about how the nation and the Tri-State react to school shootings.

New active shooter drill aims to get medical teams to victims faster

Active shooter training is not new for the Daviess County Sheriff's Office, but now there's a new drill which could mean medical personnel get to patients faster.

Marshall County continues to heal after school shooting

Jackie Monroe visited Marshall County about a month and a half after the shootings, and the echos were still powerful.

Resources: How to talk to your kids about tragedy

Talking to your kids after a tragedy, or even preparing them in case one happens can be hard. There are resources out there to help.

Peace of Mind: How to talk to your kids about threats

Talking to your kids about school threats is not easy, but experts say it is important. You need to know how they are feeling and what they are thinking.

Peace of Mind: EVSC Mental Health Initiative

Building brain health - The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is making that a top priority for their students and staff.

Taking a Stand: Child sexual abuse

National statistics show that Child Sexual abuse happens to 1 in 10 children prior to their 18th birthday.

Peace of Mind Project: Youth Suicide Prevention

A grieving Tri-State mom has made it her mission to prevent other families from enduring the loss of a child by suicide.

Mental health resources available to you

You can offer resources to your loved one. Call the National Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK or our local Suicide Hotline at 812-422-1100, or take your loved one to a local emergency room.

Peace of Mind: Adverse Childhood Experiences

Science shows children's exposure to trauma and toxic stress could lead to major health problems later in life.

Poll: Half of Kentucky adults know someone facing depression

Half of Kentucky adults say they know someone who has a serious problem with depression, and nearly seven in 10 say they know who to contact for treatment.

Purdue researchers support new criteria for mental illness categories, diagnosis

Three Purdue University psychological sciences professors collaborated with 50 experts in psychology and psychiatry to improve the understanding and diagnosis of mental illness.

Vanderburgh Co. Mental Health Court officially certified

More funding means the Vanderburgh County's Mental Health Court could help more people, and court officials are looking forward to doing just that.

Brother of man who jumped off bridge fed up with lack of help for mental health disorders

It's a nationwide problem. A shortage of help for people suffering from mental illness. One Evansville family feels the strain, firsthand.

14NEWS Special Report: " Healing Heroes"

"It's the type of calls and images that leave lasting images in your mind," says Charlie Heflin.Heflin has been in the fire service for 28 years, but he'll always remember one of his first calls."Back in 1991, there was an accident in Cedar Lake, Indiana.  Six people were killed by a drunk driver.  The van flipped over, and erupted into flames," explains Heflin.PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, incites traumatic memories to return when similar ...

Deaconess Cross Pointe to offer courses on mental health

Officials at Deaconess Cross Pointe say they're seeing more people with mental illness refuse to get help.

N. Posey HS allowing students to use cell phones during school hours

Cell phone use during the school day is considered normal at North Posey High School. Students can use their phones at lunch to text, call, and surf the web during school hours.

Special Report: Mental Health Problems

The community-wide discussion about available help for the mentally ill was thrust into the spotlight following the fire that destroyed 9 units at the Sugar Mill Creek apartment complex.

Health highlights: sept. 12, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

Health highlights: aug. 2, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

1 in 3 women worldwide suffers abuse from partner: review

The first major global review of violence against women finds that nearly one in three have been physically or sexually assaulted by a current or former partner.

Gene variants may play role in obesity

Two new studies offer some solace to those who can't control their weight despite diet and exercise by providing more evidence that genetics may play a role in obesity.

Health highlights: june 17, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

Bpa exposure tied to undescended testicles in boys

Fetal exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has been linked to low levels of a key developmental hormone in newborn boys with undescended testicles, according to an early new study.

Tobacco laws for minors may cut adult smoking as well

Strict controls on the sale of cigarettes to youth may also reduce adult smoking, a new study suggests.

Health highlights: june 13, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

Nerve stimulation might ease fibromyalgia pain

A Belgian scientist treated small numbers of fibromyalgia patients with "occipital nerve stimulation," which rouses the occipital nerves just beneath the skin at the back of the neck using an implanted device.

Health highlights: june 4, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

Health highlights: june 3, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

Health highlights: may 28, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

Alzheimer's patients mimic emotions of those around them: study

People with Alzheimer's disease or early thinking and memory problems tend to mirror the emotions of those around them, researchers find. This transfer of emotions, known as emotional contagion, appears

Tots' sleep differences due to genes, environment, study suggests

A new study of twins suggests that genes may play a big role in how long babies and toddlers sleep at night, while environment is key during nap time.

Scientists can't replicate surprising finding on alzheimer's treatment

Although a study in 2012 suggested a cancer drug could reverse the thinking and memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease, three groups of researchers now say they have been unable to duplicate those findings.

Favorite music may ease anxiety in icu patients

Intensive care unit (ICU) patients allowed to listen to music of their choice whenever they liked enjoyed a 36 percent reduction in their anxiety levels compared to patients not offered music, researchers found.

Health highlights: may 20, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay

Flu vaccine safe for kids with crohn's, colitis: study

Not only does vaccination help protect against the flu, it may even reduce inflammatory bowel disease.

Targeted therapy helps lung cancer patients

It's a sad fact that Kentucky not only leads the way in the number of people getting diagnosed with lung cancer, but also leads in lung cancer deaths as well.

Health highlights: may 6, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments.

Most men with erectile dysfunction don't seem to get treatment

Despite a wide range of treatment options, most men with erectile dysfunction (ED) don't get treated, according to a new study.

Concierge medicine: A blessing or a curse?

Jones, a physician of 17 years, said this increased attention to care, few would normally see, has saved lives.

Research: Writing about comfort foods can help cure loneliness

What's your favorite comfort food?

Research says mercury can now help, instead of hurt you

Mercury occurs naturally in the oceans, but it also comes from power plant and factory pollution.

Red Cross is short on blood & needs your help

The not-for-profit organization says it has not seen its blood supply drop this dramatically this time of year for over a decade.

Evansville hairdresser receives experimental lung cancer drug

Paula Hart is being treated with an experimental lung cancer drug after doctors there found a rare mutation in her tumor.

Can toddlers get too much exercise?

Doctors are warning parents of overuse injuries.

Study: Adults need to get shingles vaccine

The shingles vaccine can cut the risk of the disease by more than half.

Dangers of parents who smoke

Experts say children have an increased risk for high blood pressure.

Couch potato warning

Doctors say sitting in front of a computer for hours at a time is likely to bring our lives to an end sooner than we'd like.

How to heal your dry winter skin

Dermatologists say you don't have to suffer.

Surgeon general: Not even one cigarette is okay

"The message from this report for Americans is simple. There is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke," said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Dentists donate their time & talent

Friday was "Give Kids a Smile Day." Dentists donated their supplies and talent to children whose parents can't afford regular check-ups.

Robotic surgery now offered at St. Mary's

St. Mary's unveiled the Da Vinci Surgery System Thursday. The state-of the-art surgical tool is now available at another Tri-State hospital.