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Depression-Era Art Exhibit Opens At La Salle University

The LaSalle University Art Museum today opens a free exhibition of a often-overlooked period, during the Depression.

03/12/2014

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Outlook Is Getting Sunnier

I think I am not alone when I say that we have had our fill of snow, black ice, traffic jams, dreary days and you know the rest. And now, Spring is just around the corner.

02/28/2014

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Study: Common Spice Could Be Useful In Fighting Depression

A new study shows that a spice commonly used in many ethnic cuisines may be as beneficial as medication to those with depression — and without the scary side effects.

02/26/2014

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Communication May Ease Some Challenges Of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a devastating diagnosis, both physically and mentally, but once a woman gets past the initial shock, it can be very easy to overcome it if you get help.

02/14/2014

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Urban Outfitters Sparks Controversy (Again) With ‘Depression’ T-shirt

The shirt, which was reportedly selling for $9.99 and has since been removed from the site, had many users taking to Twitter to complain about the “message” it seemed to be sending.

01/07/2014

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Police Searching For Missing Pennsburg Man

Police are looking for Mark Drenning, of Pennsburg, who has a history of depression and has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

11/28/2013

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WHO Report: Depression Is Second Biggest Cause Of Disability Worldwide

Furthermore, WHO says the global burden of depressive disorders increased by 37.5% between 1990 and 2010 because of population growth and ageing.

11/07/2013

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Study: Teen Cancer Patients At Increased Risk Of Suicide

A Swedish study looking at teenagers diagnosed with cancer finds the teens are at an increased risk of suicide compared to their peers.

11/04/2013

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalitis

Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.

10/08/2013

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Study: ‘Harsh Verbal Discipline’ May Be As Harmful To Teenager’s Well-being As Physical Punishment

You might want to think twice the next time you’re ready to scream at your defiant teen.

09/04/2013

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Author Sets Out To Tell Tale Of American Rowing Team From Hitler’s Berlin Olympics

The Olympics have been the source of many inspirational tales and a journalist is following one of the biggest, hot off the presses from 1936.

06/23/2013

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Philadelphia Veteran Using Music To Help Self, Others

Verna Ingram did two tours in Iraq with the Army and when he left the military he struggled with depression.

06/15/2013

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Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs In

Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.

06/12/2013

Health

Author: America Is Going About Drug Addiction All Wrong

Drug addiction remains a stubborn problem in the U.S., ruining individuals and families and costing society a bundle. But an author says we’re going about this all wrong.

05/26/2013

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Study: Depression May Be Overdiagnosed And Overtreated

New research shows that most people diagnosed with depression do not actually meet the criteria for the illness.

05/01/2013

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