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depression

Patient Story

‘She’s come a long way’

A free community health program helps Lillie Towns overcome physical and emotional barriers to reclaim her life.

Life got you down? Grin and bear it

Good news: Smiling may indeed boost your mood. Bad news: Frowning will bring you down.

Want happiness? Spread kindness

Your kindergarten teacher had it right—if you want to bring cheer and goodness into your life, you should first deliver the joy to others.

The heavy toll of long workdays

Work weeks in excess of 55 hours are especially harmful to women who strive to balance the demands of labor with home life.

‘A little bit of hope’

For the first time in more than 20 years, a new type of treatment is approved for clinical depression. Ketamine has shown promising results in drug trials.

Creeping threat: Kratom

Reports of poisoning from this unregulated herbal substance have jumped 50-fold in the past six years.

Night owl? Check the family tree

Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.

Patient Story

Back in the race

Ted Droski suffered the loss of a leg in a sudden car crash. He has since become a shining example of how the human spirit can emerge from adversity stronger than ever.

PMS and the blues

There's help available for women experiencing menopause symptoms related to mood.

Beautiful youth at risk: Cutting

It's real, it's common, and it's a cry for help. Explore expert advice on how to help teens turn it around.

Am I too worried about my health?

For the chronically ill, anxiety often comes with the territory. Here’s how to keep it in perspective.

Patient Story

The fun factor

A woman with Parkinson’s disease gets back on her feet through the perfect beat—music-based rehab that feels more like entertainment than therapy.