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mental health

Does mom’s stress affect baby’s brain?

Even the most highly educated among expectant moms can suffer anxiety and emotional trouble—and it could shape their little one's mind.

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Brain scans may predict mental health

Identifying biomarkers at a young age could promote therapies that treat symptoms of psychiatric illness.

Miscarriage trauma could trigger PTSD

More than 1 in 4 women who experience pregnancy loss will experience post-traumatic stress disorder within weeks.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Brave the year-end deadlines

Keep perspective and don't let unending demands determine your value as a person.

The power of purpose

Those who find true meaning in their life are more likely to enjoy physical and emotional well-being.

Study links bullying, mental health

Kids who endure bullying are more likely to suffer mental health problems—and they may in turn become more likely to bully.

Yoga, a lasting depression treatment

The trick: You have to commit to it at least twice a week to see results, study finds.

9 in 10 lose sleep to binges

Television, video games and endless other distractions are stealing away our slumber.

Survey: Americans are stressed

Health care, politics and societal violence are the issues most likely to instigate feelings of distress.

Report: America’s health outlook worsens

Deaths from drug abuse and suicide—particularly among young people—are fueling a bleak life expectancy forecast.