Anxiety in the News

Binge-Watching TV May Be Sign of Depression, Loneliness

01/29/2015 - Researchers say hours and hours of viewing often isn't just harmless fun

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests

01/28/2015 - Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults

01/27/2015 - As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

01/26/2015 - Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say

01/20/2015 - Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's, Study Finds

01/14/2015 - Those who developed dementia were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression earlier

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds

01/14/2015 - Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Work Hard, Party Harder?

01/14/2015 - Study finds link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption

Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems

01/12/2015 - Survey finds financial health often suffers, too

You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds

01/09/2015 - Expert thinks this common worry may create unnecessary fear of arachnids

Health Tip: Is It Grief or Depression?

01/08/2015 - How to determine the difference

Parent's Suicide Attempt Makes Child's Much More Likely: Study

12/30/2014 - Suicidal behavior appears to run in families, with certain conditions putting kids at higher risk

'Tis the Season for Seasonal Affective Disorder

12/29/2014 - Expert explains this type of depression, including symptoms to watch for

'Tis the Season to Overeat

12/25/2014 - Here are some holiday weight-watching tips

Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

12/24/2014 - Emotional or sexual maltreatment linked to higher odds of serious headache, study finds

Terrorism Fears May Shorten Your Life, Study Finds

12/23/2014 - Constant anxiety increases risk of heart attack, stroke

Mother's Depression Tied to Later Delinquency in Kids

12/22/2014 - Treating parent's mental health issues is critical, experts say

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies

12/20/2014 - Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

12/15/2014 - Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period

Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed

12/13/2014 - People felt less stressed when they checked only three times a day, study finds


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Anxiety costs the United States more than $42 billion every year-that's almost a third of the country's total mental health bill.