Tag: depression

Roundup: Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory; More Ex-Smokers Face...

Third Case of Mosquito-Borne Dengue Confirmed in Miami-Dade Another locally transmitted case of dengue fever has been confirmed in Miami-Dade...

August 30, 2019

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of...

August 19, 2019

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the...

August 12, 2019

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate Cancer;...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said...

February 15, 2019

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at Grammys

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her...

February 12, 2019

Roundup: Florida’s Health Ranking; Opioid vs. Placebo...

Report: Florida’s Overall Health Ranking is Up, But Obesity Rate Also Climbs The good news: Florida jumped three places, from...

December 21, 2018

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG —...

June 15, 2018

Opening Minds About Mental Health Stigma

With common concerns about health, safety and finances colliding with 24/7 news headlines that highlight the latest political or societal...

May 10, 2018

Roundup: Insect-Borne Disease, Living Longer and Depression

Diseases From Mosquito, Flea and Tick Bites Have Tripled in U.S., CDC Says Cases of diseases in the U.S. contracted...

May 4, 2018

How Depression Impacts People With Heart Disease

About one out of every five people with heart disease suffers from depression. And those with both conditions are more...

April 12, 2018

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