Science Says: Addiction Is a Chronic Disease, Not a Moral Failing

Understanding the brain’s role in addiction can help break the stigma surrounding the illness — and encourage individuals to seek help. Addiction is a serious...
Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

5 Triggers for Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

Hate hot weather? You might be comforted to know weather-related depression isn’t just a winter thing. With shorter days and cold temperatures that make it...

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‘True Blood’ Actor’s Death Spotlights Danger of Alcohol Withdrawal

Cutting out alcohol without medical guidance can be dangerous for chronic drinkers, as shown by the death of Nelsan Ellis. Learn more about safe...
Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has become a major childhood mental health disorder, but we don’t have a good grasp on what causes...

Parents, Perk Up to the Dangers of Caffeine for Teens

Beverages intended to bring a buzz can have unintended consequences, as a teen’s recent caffeine-related death shows. For caffeine consumers and teetotalers alike, the news...

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Bringing it up: 13 tips for talking with your physician about depression

Perhaps you’re troubled by lingering sadness or hopelessness, or you’re noticing changes in sleeping or eating habits, a lack of energy, trouble concentrating or...
Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has become a major childhood mental health disorder, but we don’t have a good grasp on what causes...
Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

5 Triggers for Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

Hate hot weather? You might be comforted to know weather-related depression isn’t just a winter thing. With shorter days and cold temperatures that make it...

A Harvest of Reflections for Thanksgiving: What a world of traditions can teach us about wellness

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And although there is no shortage of advertisements or...
Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has become a major childhood mental health disorder, but...
Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

5 Triggers for Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

Hate hot weather? You might be comforted to know weather-related depression isn’t just a winter...

Bringing it up: 13 tips for talking with your physician about depression

Perhaps you’re troubled by lingering sadness or hopelessness, or you’re noticing changes in sleeping or...

Are you doing all you can to manage your depression? Check in with yourself and find out.

If you’ve been diagnosed with depression, how do you know if you’re doing everything you...

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Are You at Risk for Dead Butt Syndrome?

Sitting too long at work or at home lays the groundwork for many health risks — depression, poor dietary habits and cardiovascular disease among...
Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

5 Triggers for Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

Hate hot weather? You might be comforted to know weather-related depression isn’t just a winter thing. With shorter days and cold temperatures that make it...
Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Western Diet Linked to Attention Problems

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has become a major childhood mental health disorder, but we don’t have a good grasp on what causes...

Warning Signs of Eating Disorders and Proven Treatments to Help

An eating disorder is a type of mental illness involving abnormal eating patterns that can negatively impact an individual’s health and feelings about their...