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mental health

Loss of spouse could trigger brain decline

People who already show signs of Alzheimer's are at heightened risk.

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.