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Bad hospital design is making us sickerOpen in a New Window

Research supports an urgent need to change the way we build, maintain and work in hospitals, and many facilities could do more to promote rest and healing while preventing stress and infection.


Thinking like an athlete can decrease anxietyOpen in a New Window

Learning how to slow one’s body down is the most important thing for being able to perform at your best and overcome anxiety.


Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage was legalizedOpen in a New Window

Fewer U.S. teens attempted suicide in states where same-sex marriage was legal in the years leading up to the 2015 Supreme Court ruling upholding gay marriage.


Mental illness and heart disease are often found in the same patientsOpen in a New Window

Researchers are discovering some surprising ties between cardiac health and mental health.


Fathers get depressed during and after pregnancy, tooOpen in a New Window

A new study says some men also experience depression during and after their female partners' pregnancies.


Autism is detectable in brain scans long before symptoms appearOpen in a New Window

Research shows that brain scans predicted with 80% accuracy whether certain children would develop autism.


Meaningful mindfulness: How it could help you be happier, healthier and more successfulOpen in a New Window

You don't have to meditate a lot to be mindful and see positive health results.


7 health benefits of being in a happy marriageOpen in a New Window

Study shows married couples had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol compared with single or divorced participants.


Girls still don’t think they are as smart as boysOpen in a New Window

Study finds that girls starting at the age of 6 are less likely than boys of the same age to believe that girls are “really, really smart.”


Is a teen depressed, or just moody?Open in a New Window

The chance of a teenager having a major depressive episode over the course of a year has increased significantly.


Living in fear of deportation is terrible for your healthOpen in a New Window

New studies show the harmful medical effects of disrespect, discrimination and detention.


When it comes to school, harsh parenting can backfireOpen in a New Window

Study shows that harsh parenting could negatively impact our children's ability to succeed in high school and college.


When a teenager's coping mechanism is SpongeBobOpen in a New Window

Childhood pleasures help teens recharge when feeling stressed.


If you live your life without mental health issues, science says you’re the weird oneOpen in a New Window

Research shows that mental health is something that the vast majority of people struggle with at some point in their lives.


The secret to keeping your relationship strong after having kidsOpen in a New Window

Studies have long shown that marital satisfaction tends to go down and depression to go up after the birth of a first child.


Almost two-thirds of children worry 'all the time'Open in a New Window

Concerns about family and friends and fear of failing at school are the top causes of anxiety.


Your personality changes when you move to a new placeOpen in a New Window

Studies show that character traits, like anxiety and extroversion, vary from one state to another.


The challenges of autism in small-town AmericaOpen in a New Window

Lacking easy access to specialized care, some families are turning to video-conferencing for treatment.


Why battered women won’t always leave their batterersOpen in a New Window

Professionals as well as the criminal justice system frequently lack sympathy for women who stay with their abusers.
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