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Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Black Patients With Heart Failure news

Treating mental health condition might improve cardiovascular health, expert says

Mindfulness-Based Therapy as Good as Meds for Depression, Study Says news

Results suggest possible alternative to long-term drug use

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders news

EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk news

Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

Depression, Insomnia, Fatigue Are the Stuff of Nightmares news

Study found all three factors appear to be linked to a raised risk of bad dreams

Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers' Suicide Risk news

Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says

Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey news

Where women live also appears to affect mental health disorder rates

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain news

Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women news

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

Joblessness Triples Odds for Depression in Young Adults news

But researchers don't know if unemployment contributes to depression or depression contributes to unemployment

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too news

Study found a father's moods might increase risk of his youngster's anxiety, sadness

Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds news

Police officers, firefighters at high risk, and rates are 15 times greater for men than women

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life? news

Study says feeling this way raised risk of early death by 26 percent

Cochlear Implants May Also Boost Seniors' Mood, Thinking: Study news

Older people with severe hearing loss who received the devices had less depression, better mental skills

Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor news

Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

Stress, Depression a 'Perfect Storm' of Trouble for Heart Patients news

Study finds significant risk of heart attack or death in the short term

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk news

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds news

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too news

Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety

Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds news

But doctors may be more likely to focus on self-harm, suicide

Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression news

The longer the use, the bigger the risk the user would become depressed, study found

How to Survive Valentine's Day Without Romance news

Expert offers tips to those who don't have a partner or spouse

Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study news

Researchers find people with psychiatric conditions live an average of 10 fewer years

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study news

But half of those surveyed said they'd want to help their co-worker

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia news

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

Mental Health

Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk news

Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later

Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC news

Agency urges expanding access to the prescription antidote among EMS personnel

Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes news

Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds

Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert news

More than 140 cases of the AIDS-causing virus reported in rural Indiana

Childhood Self-Control Linked to Better Job Prospects Later in Life news

Study shows potential long-term impact from behavior learned as a child

Health Visits May Offer Chance to Prevent Suicide news

Study says many see a doctor before ending their life

Late-Life Transition Like Bruce Jenner's Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say news

People with issues involving gender identity may struggle for years before taking action

Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood news

Finding suggests interventions aimed at these kids might make a difference, researcher says

Moderate Drinking May Be Less Beneficial for Blacks news

Guidelines might need modification to reflect racial differences, researcher says

Heroin Use Levels Off in U.S., But Still High: Report news

Number of people needing treatment also rose in recent years

Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S. news

Commonly used medicines are essential, but not profitable for companies, expert says

For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition news

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources

Ban Flavoring, Ads for E-Cigarettes, Doctors' Group Says news

Backers of the devices say bans would destroy the market, may drive some smokers back to cigarettes

Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Black Patients With Heart Failure news

Treating mental health condition might improve cardiovascular health, expert says

Health Tip: Dealing With Bedtime Anxiety news

Reassure children that they'll be safe

Ebola Treatment Shows Promise in Monkey Study news

Antiviral drug cured animals with advanced infections, researchers say

New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment news

Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal news

Skip the 'clean plate club' rule

Training Programs for Parents Tied to Better Behavior in Kids With Autism news

Behavior management strategies seemed to make a difference, study found

Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation news

Report highlights need for more services for this age group

Mindfulness-Based Therapy as Good as Meds for Depression, Study Says news

Results suggest possible alternative to long-term drug use

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually news

Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study news

Number of prescriptions, overdoses dropped, but heroin overdoses went up

Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis news

But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure news

Epilepsy medication recommended to help stave off second attack

General Health

Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study news

Overwhelmed systems caused deadly disruptions in health care, experts say

2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat news

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams joins Blue Bell Creameries after test showing contamination

Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC news

Agency urges expanding access to the prescription antidote among EMS personnel

Prices of MS Drugs Soaring, Study Finds news

No medications available for disabling disease for less than $50,000 a year in United States, researchers say

Health Visits May Offer Chance to Prevent Suicide news

Study says many see a doctor before ending their life

Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults news

Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

Late-Life Transition Like Bruce Jenner's Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say news

People with issues involving gender identity may struggle for years before taking action

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children news

Even though shot offered less-than-perfect protection, millions might benefit, researchers say

Childhood Self-Control Linked to Better Job Prospects Later in Life news

Study shows potential long-term impact from behavior learned as a child

Health Highlights: April 24, 2015 news

  • Tanning Salons Sued by New York State Attorney General
  • Diet Pepsi to Switch from Aspartame to Sucralose
  • Heavy Drinking, Binge Drinking on the Rise in U.S.
  • Minnesota Declares State of Emergency Over Bird Flu
  • FDA Warns Supplement Makers About Stimulant

Baby Swings, Car Seats Not Safe for Sleeping news

To avoid suffocation, put infants down in a crib, expert says

Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S. news

Commonly used medicines are essential, but not profitable for companies, expert says

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Strain? news

Athletes are considered at higher risk

Health Highlights: April 23, 2015 news

  • Man Not Guilty of Sexually Abusing Wife With Alzheimer's
  • VA Launches Review of Disability Claims Processing
  • Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

Moderate Drinking May Be Less Beneficial for Blacks news

Guidelines might need modification to reflect racial differences, researcher says

Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal news

Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say

Bird Flu Poses Little Threat to People: CDC news

Genetic analysis indicates public shouldn't be alarmed, 'cautiously optimistic' health officials say

New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment news

Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Immune Disorder news

People with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome rarely live beyond their 20s, 30s

Ebola Treatment Shows Promise in Monkey Study news

Antiviral drug cured animals with advanced infections, researchers say

Health Highlights: April 22, 2015 news

  • Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement
  • Trader Joe's Sausage Recalled
  • Woman's Death After Taking Diet Pills Under Investigation
  • Dr. Oz Says He Won't be Silenced
  • Botulism Suspected in Ohio Death and Illnesses

Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Black Patients With Heart Failure news

Treating mental health condition might improve cardiovascular health, expert says

Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds news

Most also disapprove of its use in front of children

Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak news

Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move