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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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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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