Tag: depression

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

Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you...

February 23, 2018

‘My Depression Saved Me’: A Patient Story

Medical experts have established a link between depression and cancer. Last year, psychologist Paula Levine, Ph.D., experienced that link first...

September 6, 2017

Experts Urge a Healthy Discussion About ’13...

One teenager. A suicide. Thirteen reasons why. This is the narrative of the recent Netflix TV series that prompted experts...

June 2, 2017

Depression: Overcoming Barriers to Diagnosis and Care

You probably know someone with depression. Nearly one in five Americans will have an episode of major depression at some...

April 6, 2017

When Diabetes and Depression Merge

One third of people with diabetes also have major depression or clinically significant symptoms of the mood disorder, according to...

December 6, 2016

Depression and Addiction: Know the Warning Signs

The recent passing of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams sheds light on the complex issues of addiction and depression,...

August 13, 2014

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Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls...

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Role of the EKG: From Doctor’s...

There are various tests to diagnose heart disease, with the “EKG” often serving as a springboard to other options.  An EKG, as it is commonly...

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a new study from the U.S....

Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown...

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