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Some Antidepressants Associated With Dental Implant Failure

Some dental implants don't stay in place after they have been inserted. New research suggests certain medicines may contribute to this problem

Depression in Cancer Patients Went Untreated

Many cancer patients face depression, and they often aren't treated for it. But a new approach could transform their care.

Meds Plus Therapy Helped With Depression

The most common treatment for depression is prescription antidepressants. But a more effective treatment could be to combine the medicine with therapy sessions, a new study suggests.

Perfect Parenting Pressures Could Affect Mental Health

Becoming a parent for the first time can be hard for some people. But some new parents may risk developing a mental disorder when they also face social pressures to be perfect parents.

Robin Williams Dead at 63

Oscar-winning actor and comic Robin Williams died at his home in Northern California August 11.

Atypical Depression May Carry Increased Risk of Obesity

Major depressive disorder and obesity have previously been connected to chronic conditions like cancer, high blood pressure and diabetes. But major depressive disorder and obesity may also be connected.

Fitness May Fight Adolescent Depression

Facing social pressures, body image issues and many other factors, middle school students sometimes experience depression. A fitness regimen may be one way to help.

Depression Medicines May Affect Weight Gain

Antidepressants affect the moods of countless people with depression around the world. But they may also affect their waistlines.

Light Gaming Linked to Social Adjustment

In the past, video games have been associated with antisocial behavior. But a light amount of gaming may not damage kids' social adjustment.

Being Mindful of Parenting Stress

Parenting a child with autism and/or other disabilities can be rewarding yet stressful. Learning to manage that stress can help moms be more effective parents.