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Fighting Perinatal Depression
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that clinicians provide counseling to pregnant and postpartum women who face a raised risk of depression.
Heated Tobacco Devices: Not a Safe Option
New heated tobacco devices are not a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes or using electronic cigarettes, according to a new study.
New Depression Treatment Nears FDA Approval
Esketamine is considered the first big depression advance since the approval of Prozac — and it's nearing approval for treatment-resistant depression.
How Your Hearing Can Affect Your Mental Health
Older people with hearing loss may have a higher-than-normal risk of depression, according to a new study.
New Year, New Chance to Quit Smoking
Whether you have tried many times to quit smoking or you have never once tried to quit, a new year means another chance to successfully kick the habit.
The Link Between Social Media and Depression
Those hours spent browsing Facebook and Instagram may harm more than just your productivity. Heavy social media use may harm your mental health, according to a new study.
Are You Feeling SAD?
The temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. But instead of feeling joyful during this merry time of year, some people seem to feel more sad.
A Mental Health Benefit of Folic Acid in Pregnancy
Eating foods enriched with folic acid during pregnancy may be more beneficial than once thought.
New Warning for Common Antibiotics
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a class-wide warning for a group of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract and respiratory infections.
Stop Smoking with These 6 Tips
Quitting smoking is hard, but millions of people have been able to do it, and you can, too.