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stress

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.

Trouble in the wonder years?

Your middle schooler might be showing classic signs of anxiety—and if you're not paying attention, you could miss them.

Burnout could trigger A-fib

People with the highest levels of exhaustion may be at increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat.

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.

My child won’t talk to me. Now what?

Child psychology experts address the top 5 stressors for young people today—and how we can help.

Dear Santa: Spare me the stress

Keep your family engagements limited and don't overspend on shopping.

Survey: Americans are stressed

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

Are you a worrywart?

Worrying serves a purpose at times, but only to a point. Seek help if it becomes a level of anxiety that causes emotional distress or physical ailments.

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.

The power of a hearty nap

Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Stressed? Beware the scale

You can't change your body's biological response to stressors, but you can change your behaviors.

Calm back-to-school nerves

Follow these easy steps to help your child manage jitters before the first bell rings.