Tag: depression

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

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

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How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

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

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Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...