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This Pill-Free Therapy May Improve Sleep

A bad night of sleep once in a while is no big deal, but it can turn into a serious health issue for some. Many treatments — even some that don't require medication — may help patients with these sleep problems.

What Your TV Habits May Say About Your Mental Health

Watching TV can be a great way to unwind after a hard day — but only in moderation. Watching too much TV may be a sign of depression.

Anticholinergics May Carry Surprising Risk for Older Adults

Medications for allergies, depression and incontinence can be lifesavers. However, they may have some surprising effects on mental health.

Get Help for Depression in Pregnancy

Depression can take all the fun out of being a new mother. Researchers are trying to find better ways to diagnose the problem early.

Fighting the Blues Was a Winning Battle

When a period of feeling blue gets worse or doesn't go away, you may be depressed. Getting effective treatment can be the key to your recovery.

It's a Gas: Possible Depression Treatment Worked Fast

They say laughter is the best medicine — and that may prove true when it comes to depression. Laughing gas has shown some promising results for easing depression.

Don't Let Depression Keep You Down — Treatment Can Help

If you’re depressed, you have company. And you can take steps to feel better.

Sleep Apnea Treatments May Also Ease Depression

A common sleep disorder may be tied to depression. The good news? Treating that disorder may also ease depression symptoms.

Home Exercise: Help for Hopelessness in Heart Disease

What can improve heart disease patients' mood and outlook? A new study suggests that exercising at home could help the emotional health status of these patients.

Child Mental Health Disorder Rates May Not Be Rising

Recent claims about children's mental health in the media have had a tendency to be somewhat negative. But a new Canadian study suggests some of those claims may be inaccurate.