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mental health

Pets soothe vets with PTSD

Study: Having a service dog is associated with less anger, less anxiety and better sleep.

Make life with dementia better

Someone develops dementia every three minutes, but too many face it alone and feel socially isolated.

Too much social media may harm a woman’s body image

Such sites often put false images in your field of vision, whether you opt for them or not.

Couch potatoes, beware!

Too much sitting correlates with a thinning of tissue in a key area of the brain that is tied to memory.

Poor sleep may heighten Alzheimer’s risk

Chronically disturbed sleep may facilitate the development of Alzheimer's disease or accelerate its progression.

Helping those with autism navigate life

Certain therapy aids in the transition from childhood into adulthood and well beyond.

Must love dogs

Want to avoid a heart attack or lift the cloud of depression? The benefits of owning a pooch may surprise you.

Positive attitude adds up to better math grades

Study suggests new ways to help students who are struggling at school.

Can just 5 therapy sessions work for those with PTSD?

Written exposure therapy may reduce attrition and transcend previously observed barriers to treatment for both patients and providers.

Does social media harm young minds?

Although Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and texting is constant, worries may be misplaced.

Blindsided? Blame stress

Study suggests stress weakens your ability to notice changes in your environment, increasing your risk of ignoring threats.

Breast milk, the original brain food

It's not just baby who benefits—breastfeeding moms may enjoy better brain health, too.