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Depression or Just the Blues?
Depression affects millions of Americans. Here's what you need to know.
FDA Approves Device to Diagnose Autism
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to help health care providers diagnose autism in children.
Want Less Stress? Eat Your Fruits and Veggies
Feeling stressed out? You might want to take a look at your diet.
How to Spot Depression in Children
In kids and teens, severe depression is a real risk to health and well-being. Learn how to spot the signs of depression in your child.
COPD 101
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Approved: New Device for Nightmares
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device for sleep problems related to nightmares.
Feeling SAD? Here's What You Need to Know
When the temperature and the time change, a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD) sets in for many people. But you don't have to wait for the summer to stop feeling SAD.
Mental Health During COVID-19
As the number of new COVID-19 cases has soared, so has the number of people experiencing depression symptoms, a new study found. How do you take care of your mental health during a global pandemic?
Websites Selling Opioids Get FDA Warning
Several website operators recently received warning letters from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The reason? They were illegally selling opioids online.
Youth E-Cig Use: Down but Still Widespread
In the span of one year, roughly 1.8 million fewer young people reported using electronic cigarettes. But that means around 3.6 million children and adolescents said they still used the devices.