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Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression news

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits

Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes news

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy? news

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen news

Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say

No Easy Road Back for Ebola Survivors news

Patients need long-term care to manage pain, vision problems, as well as thinking and mobility issues

Can a Digital Doctor Help You Sleep? news

New research says yes, and better-quality ZZZZs may help ease other mental health concerns

Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes news

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

Chronic Illness Can Plunge Young Adults Into Despair news

Study found those diagnosed with diabetes, asthma were 3 times more likely to try to kill themselves

1 in 5 Moms Mum About Post-Pregnancy Blues news

Strong support networks increase chances a woman will reveal her symptoms, study says

Suicide a Danger for Some Women During Pregnancy: Study news

Notion this is the happiest time of life may be unrealistic

Close Friendships in High School Make for Happier Adults news

Meanwhile, popular kids may end up with more anxiety later, study suggests

Are Depressed Teens Prone to Violence? news

Study findings underscore need for early treatment, researcher says

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years news

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

Smoking on the Rise Among Pregnant Women With Depression news

More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey finds

Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health news

Social media posts seem to give clues to presence of depression, researchers say

Yoga May Help Ease Depression news

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

Need to Calm Down? Try Talking to Yourself news

Brain scans suggest referring to yourself in third person helps keep emotions in check

Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' Sparks Uptick in Google Searches for Suicide news

The news wasn't all bad, since some looked for suicide prevention, study found

Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression news

Not enough is known about the drug's long-term effects, research review concludes

Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk news

Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Increase in Autism news

But difference in risk is quite small, experts say

Losing Medicaid Tough on People Battling Depression: Study news

Breaks in coverage result in more ER visits and longer hospital stays, research finds

No Sign That Antidepressants in Pregnancy Harm Kids' Brains: Study news

Large Swedish study found no link between mom's use of the drugs and kid's intellectual disability

Med Switch Not Always Best Choice With Tough Depression news

Adding an antipsychotic or a second antidepressant may produce better results, researchers say

Half of Opioid Prescriptions Go to People With Mental Illness news

Those with psychological conditions more likely to overdose or have other problems tied to painkillers

Mental Health

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma? news

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression news

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight news

Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say

Addictive Opioids Common for People on Dialysis news

But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say

Who's Likely to Fall for Fake News? news

Trust the evidence, not your 'gut,' study suggests

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence news

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

Will an E-Cigarette Harm Your Heart? news

The nicotine may cause adrenaline levels to spike, study finds

Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood news

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Food Preferences news

Metallic tastes can appear for many patients on chemo

Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You news

Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for Girls news

Study of soccer players shows diversity of activity might help

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients news

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs news

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

More U.S. Kids Landing in ER With Opioid Addiction news

Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issue

Surgery Can Be Trigger for Teen Opioid Abuse news

Certain operations pose a greater risk of painkiller dependence, study finds

Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure? news

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes news

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

Suicidal Thoughts More Common for Transgender Youth news

Higher rates of depression and victimization may be why, researchers say

Hurricanes' Toll on Mental Health Will Linger news

Psychiatrist offers advice on coping with the aftermath

App to Help Treat Substance Abuse Approved news

But app is not recommended for opioid dependence

5 No-Calorie Hunger Busters news

Tricks to keep your appetite in check

General Health

Premature Births Cost Health Plans Billions news

Employer-based insurance forked over the money for special care, treatment of birth defects, study says

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight news

Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma? news

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

When a Cold or Flu Strikes a Family Member news

How to keep everyone else healthy

Sound the Mosquito Alarm, Across the USA news

Study finds two disease-carrying species could thrive in three-quarters of the country

Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All news

In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2017 news

  • Botulism Fears Spur Recall of Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew
  • More Fetal Deaths, Fewer Pregnancies When Flint Had High Lead Levels in Drinking Water: Study
  • State Agency Closes Florida Nursing Home Where 8 Residents Died
  • Ivanka Trump Says She Suffered Postpartum Depression

Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People news

Suggestions to help prevent falls

One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results news

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC news

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

You Won't Believe What Lived Inside This Boy's Eye news

Creature's residence ended up costing 17-year-old his sight

Health Highlights: Sept. 20, 2017 news

  • FDA OKs Endoscope That's Easier to Clean, Cutting Risk of Infection
  • San Francisco's Health Warnings on Sodas Blocked by Appeals Court
  • Hepatitis A Outbreak Declared in Los Angeles County
  • Governors Urge Bipartisan Approach to Health Care Reform
  • Too Few New Antibiotics in Development: WHO

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence news

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic news

It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up

Drone Sets New Record for Transporting Blood Samples news

It could soon become the best delivery system in remote areas, researcher says

9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana news

The burgeoning practice isn't discussed in medical schools, research shows

Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs news

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns news

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest news

Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows

Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients news

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You news

Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2017 news

  • Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Due to Fibromyalgia
  • City Asks Judge to Approve Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker
  • Actress Kate Walsh Reveals Benign Brain Tumor Surgery