Health News

A Little Exercise May Go a Long Way for Depression
As little as one hour of exercise each week could protect you from depression, according to a new study.
The Burden of Postpartum Depression
Many women may deal with postpartum depression and similar disorders for years after giving birth, a new study found.
The Threat of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) may be relatively common, according to a new study.
When Heart Disease Meets Depression
Patients with coronary artery disease may face a raised risk of dying if they're also diagnosed with depression, according to a new study.
Common Anxiety Rx Recalled
A common anxiety medication has been recalled.
The Burden of Opioid Misuse
A large portion of people who used opioids reported misusing them, according to a new study.
Preventing Dementia
Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report.
A Missed Opportunity After a Heart Attack
Many heart attack survivors may be missing out on an opportunity to quit smoking after they leave the hospital, a new study found.
Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
Choosing the Right Depression Rx
Taking an antipsychotic medication may be more effective than switching to another antidepressant in treating depression, a new study found.