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mental health

Drug overdoses plague Northeast

Public health campaigns should account for regional differences in drug activity and overdoses, researchers say.

1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived

Children ages 6 to 12 should be getting at least nine hours of sleep each night—but 12 would be better.

Study: Eat healthy, be happy

Those who embrace healthier food choices are likely to experience less anxiety and better moods.

Marriage—a life-extender?

It's true: Married people live longer than those who are divorced, widowed or never married.

How to avoid ‘inflamm-aging’

Take the inflammation and aging process off the fast track by making smarter choices about lifestyle, diet and mental health.

Patient Story

Stronger than suicide

Amid a struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts, Vicky Mennare wants others to know that getting help is a sign of strength.

Red flags to watch for in young athletes

Body image and a host of other factors can influence—for better or worse—your teen's habits with all things nutrition.

Urban living: Add trees for health, happiness

Years-long study finds city dwellers in tree-shaded neighborhoods experience less psychological distress and enjoy better general health.

Budget your way to bliss

Cutting back on less meaningful expenses can leave more money for the things that give you pleasure.

Feeling glum? It’s all in the wrist

Researchers have created a high-tech wristband that can change color based on the wearer's emotions, providing a new tool in the management of mood disorders.

Bounce back from your setback

Long-lingering grudges weighing you down? It may be time for a candid but kind self-evaluation—and a bit of forgiveness.

Kick constant stress

For a better tomorrow, choose to live healthy in mind and body.

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