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Depression is a mental condition. However, the dangers of this condition can spread beyond mental health, and may even involve the heart.
When teens see stars smoking in movies and on TV, they're more likely to light up themselves, says past research. But is the same true for adults?
Prescription medications were designed to help prevent illness and death, not cause it. But new research suggests some common medications could increase the risk of an early death.
Tobacco companies are not as free to advertise as they were years ago, but a new study suggests that despite restrictions, cigarette marketing is still reaching many young people.
Keeping blood pressure in check could reduce your risk for heart disease. But could it also help you stay sharp in midlife?
There are more premature babies born these days than there were 20 years ago, and there are more pregnant women taking antidepressants. Researchers recently looked to see if there was a link between the two.
Lifestyle habits like tobacco and alcohol consumption along with level of physical activity have wide-reaching impacts on health.
Depression is common among diabetes patients and has been linked to negative health outcomes such as heart disease and death. And there may be more.
Mental illness affects so many people, yet studies on mental illness are often small and focus on just one type of condition. Looking at the big picture may be necessary to fully understand the nature of mental illness and its treatment.
Sometimes, we take sleep for granted. But getting a good night’s sleep can be key to maintaining a healthy metabolism and preventing diabetes and obesity.