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Can Marijuana Help With Depression? New Research Looks Promising

The research, which was done by the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA), used animal models to look at the effects of the components in marijuana and is still in the early stages.

02/09/2015

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Survey: Today’s College Freshman Are More Depressed, More Overwhelmed…And Partying Less

It seems that anxiety around rising student debt, securing at least two internships before graduation and trying to find a job in the tough economy is taking a toll on students as young as 18.

02/06/2015

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‘Binge-watching’ TV Shows Could Be A Sign Of Mental Illness

If you’ve ever wondered whether those Sundays you spent binge-watching Downton Abbey or Homeland are a sign of something more serious, stop and take a breath: They might be.

01/30/2015

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Sleep Critical To Teens Mental Health

Sleep deprivation has been shown to have damaging effects in all age groups. But, sleep plays perhaps the greatest role during the teen years.

01/29/2015

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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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