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Mood Influences Health

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]

01/20/2015

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Study: Early Episodes Of Intense Guilt Might Predict Future Bouts Of Depression

If you tend to feel intense guilt over things that happened in your past – and replay them over and over in your mind – you might want to read this.

01/06/2015

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Women Working In Leadership Positions More Likely To Be Depressed

A new study which focused on 2,800 men and women found women in positions of authority are more likely to be depressed than female subordinates.

01/06/2015

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Healthy Holiday Includes Focusing On What You Have

My worry is that there are many people out there who have unrealistic expectations of the holidays – a source of unnecessary stress.

12/10/2014

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Study: Sad Songs Actually Make Sad People Feel Better

A bad break-up and sad music go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but why?

10/30/2014

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Health: Video Games To Fight Depression

The recent suicide of Robin Williams has many people talking about depression. Now in addition to therapy and medication targeted video games are being used to help with mental health problems.

08/19/2014

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Health: Local Researchers Find New Connection Between Depression & Parkinson’s Disease

People newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease often struggle with not just depression, but anxiety and fatigue as well according to a new study conducted here in Philadelphia.

08/15/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Health: A Closer Look At Depression

Robin Williams had a long history of depression and substance abuse, which can lead to suicide. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on his age possibly being a factor too.

08/12/2014

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Emotions Influence Health

Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.

07/25/2014

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Study: Stress, High-fat Meals Combine For Added Pounds

We all know too much stress can be bad for your health, but it can also be bad for your waistline.

07/14/2014

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Spices Might Perk Up More Than Your Taste Buds

Forget the caffeine and energy drinks. You might be interested to know that you might do just as well sniffing pleasant odors.

07/07/2014

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Study: FDA Warnings About Antidepressant Side Effects May Have Caused Spike In Suicide Attempts

Turns out putting warnings about the increased risk of suicide on the labels of antidepressants didn’t do much good. In fact, it may have actually done some harm.

06/19/2014

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Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness Limits Treatment

There is a stigma against mental illness and it can deter people from seeking treatment.

04/23/2014

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