Tag: mental health

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher...

August 1, 2018

Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or...

June 22, 2018

Depression in Adolescents, Teens Rising Dramatically

Depression is a health condition that has a negative impact on overall well-being, and the number of young Americans experiencing...

May 24, 2018

Foods That Fuel Mental Health

When people hear the phrase “You Are What You Eat,” the first association is likely with good physical health. But...

May 17, 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

Spirituality and Healing: Extra Doses of Support

Let’s face it. There are no magic pills for instant recovery and good health. But research shows that in addition...

April 17, 2014

Help Your Child Reduce Stress

Who is more stressed out – your child or the CEO of a large company?  That’s a tough call. Due...

March 3, 2014

The Best of Times, Worst of Times:...

In September, Tobi Ash looked at her calendar and faced her first year of holidays without her father, Chaim Grosz,...

December 10, 2013

Volunteering for Good Health

Looking for a supplemental dose of good health? You can earn extra mental and physical health benefits by volunteering. That’s...

November 1, 2013

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Some Dietary Supplements Are Tainted With...

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Increasing Number of Young Children Not...

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Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. In older adults, bone...