In this photo taken June 6, 2014 provided by the San Francisco Zoological Society, Robin Williams visits his namesake Howler monkey named "Robin" at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco. Williams was everywhere in San Francisco, it seemed, as he made a place for himself in the everyday fabric of a city where he once said he passed for normal. (AP Photo/San Francisco Zoological Society, File)

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The wife of Robin Williams says was in the stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide. In a statement Thursday, Susan Schneider said that […]


This 1978 file photo originally released by ABC shows actor Robin Williams on the set of ABCs "Mork and Mindy." Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.  (AP Photo/ABC, File)

‘It lays in wait’- Robin Williams’ lifelong fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Addiction seemed to stalk Robin Williams, tempting him when he was weak and taunting him when he least expected it. “It waits,” he told “Good Morning America” in 2006. “It lays in […]


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Robin Williams loses his battle with depression

The death of comedian Robin Williams continues to be met with shock. Despite his past demons, including stints in rehab for drug addiction and a long battle with depression, it appeared he had the world […]


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Rick Warren creates event on mental health following his son’s death

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal tragedy. Warren, founder of Saddleback Church and […]


Joe Herbert, left, Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge and Barbara Sahakian, right, professor of Clinical Neurophychology at the same university in central London, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Test could predict which teen boys get depression

LONDON (AP) — A saliva test for teenage boys with mild symptoms of depression could help identify those who will later develop major depression, a new study says. Researchers measured the stress hormone cortisol in […]


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Rick Warren returns to pulpit after son’s suicide

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) – Nearly four months after his son’s suicide, popular pastor Rick Warren has returned to the pulpit at his Southern California megachurch. Warren delivered a Saturday afternoon sermon entitled “How To […]


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Todd Tucker and Ron Halvas on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Todd Tucker and Ron Halvas, the co-founders of Illusion Industries, a special effects makeup studio that provides productions the finest in prosthetic makeup, animatronics, puppets, specialty costumes and design. Their work has been featured in a wide variety of films ranging from “Watchmen,” “The Passion of the Christ” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” to more recent productions including “The Smurfs,” “The Iceman,” and “GI Joe: Retaliation.”


Dr. Philip Low

Philip Low on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with inventor and neurotechnologist Philip Low. The founder of NeuroVirgil, he has worked with Stephen Hawkings and was recently named as “A Scientist to Watch,” by The Scientist Magazine.


New research about depression and premature death

Even mild cases of anxiety or depression might take years off a person’s life, new research suggests. The British researchers behind the new study say these mental health woes, collective called psychological distress, may lead […]



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