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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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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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