Why people with autism avoid eye contact

Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior.

July 11, 2017 0

What you need to know about antidepressants

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood.

June 13, 2017 0

When bad news makes you sick

World and national events are frightening and fear may impact your health more than you realize.

June 2, 2017 2

Know the signs of thyroid trouble

It's a small gland with a big job.

June 1, 2017 0

Want a kid with grit? Emphasize self-compassion

A psychologist offers tips for teaching kids about overcoming failure and adversity.

May 21, 2017 0

‘Fight or flight’ response greater in combat vets with PTSD

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease.

May 18, 2017 0

Are smartphones helping or harming kids’ mental health?

More use is linked to attention and behavior problems, but also less anxiety.

May 13, 2017 0

Mental health myths abound in the U.S.

For instance, survey finds less than half can recognize anxiety.

May 10, 2017 0

Anxious? Distressed? You’re not alone

And 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage.

April 23, 2017 0

Opioid painkillers and anxiety meds: A deadly mix?

Thirty percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked.

March 20, 2017 0

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.

March 7, 2017 0

Why certain noises really irritate some people

'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive.

February 13, 2017 0