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It's no surprise that being abused is linked to various health concerns in children. Other forms of hardship, though, might also influence a child's health.
As the summer months approach, millions of children look forward to rides at amusement parks. Yet even well-regulated rides can pose risks to children, especially with accidental falls.
While communicating with a doctor is key to getting optimal care, it’s not always so easy. Heart patients who complete health status surveys as part of routine care may have better outcomes.
College kids have been abusing Adderall to help them study for a while now. But thousands of tweets about Adderall suggest that Adderall abuse has become too much of the norm.
Healthcare providers have been searching for ways to reduce the risk for developing dementia. Treating depression may, in some way, help the mind stay sharp.
Women experiencing intimate partner violence may be at risk for depression afterwards. Men aren’t exempt from this association either.
Doctors may be overdiagnosing depression in some, but then underdiagnosing it in others. Misdiagnosis can lead to patients taking the wrong medications and not receiving the right treatments.
If you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep, you're not alone. Many people know how frustrating these problems can be. But sleep problems aren’t just annoying; they could be unhealthy.
Throughout our entire lives, we interact with chemicals. The vast majority of these chemicals do us good or cause no harm. A small number, however, are linked to mental health issues.
Picking up the slack when your partner has had a hard day is thoughtful. But, if you’ve had a hard day as well, the extra work may put you over the edge.