levels of care (health)

Ex-officer Amber Guyger takes stand in murder trial

Amber Guyger, the ex-Dallas police officer charged with killing a 26-year-old man in his own apartment while she was off duty, broke down on the witness stand Friday, saying she believed she had entered her own home and thought the man she encountered was going to kill her.

Government watchdog gives graphic details of hospice deficiencies

Maggots growing around a dying man's feeding tube. Staff failing to treat the wounds of a patient with Alzheimer's disease, forcing the amputation of a leg. Caregivers unable to recognize injuries on a woman's pelvic area as signs of sexual assault and repeatedly trying to insert a urinary catheter instead, sending the woman to a hospital.

Why you should learn Mental Health First Aid

One in five adults in the US lives with a mental health problem according to the National Institute of Mental Health, but most don't seek out professional help. That's where Mental Health First Aid - an eight-hour workshop - hopes to fill the gap.

2 new planets that could potentially support life found

Is anybody home? Astronomers have pinpointed two planets orbiting a nearby star that meet pretty much every requirement for supporting life. They're almost exactly the same mass as the Earth, they are billions of years old (which means life could have had time to evolve), and they're orbiting their star at a distance that would support things like water flow and habitable temperatures.