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anxiety

Know the signs of thyroid trouble

It's a small gland with a big job.

Want a kid with grit? Emphasize self-compassion

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

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

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease.

Are smartphones helping or harming kids’ mental health?

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

Mental health myths abound in the U.S.

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

Anxious? Distressed? You’re not alone

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

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.

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

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

Why certain noises really irritate some people

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

Take note of these stress-busting tips

Relax, breathe and feel your muscles melt with these top 5 strategies.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed the bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

Are you a Secret Santa or a Grinch?

Brain scans may tell the tale as research suggests there's a 'Christmas spirit' nerve network in our noggins.

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