If you are depressed, you feel a sense of helplessness, hopelessness or despair. You lose interest in your favorite activities, may experience changes in appetite, weight and sleep patterns, have difficulty concentrating and may be preoccupied with death or suicide. READ MORE

From Rotten Teeth to Advanced Cancer, Patients Feel the Effects of Treatment Delays

Along with exacerbating existing health problems, the pandemic has caused a host of new medical issues in patients

Your Health

How Parents Can Support a Child Who Comes out as Trans – by Conquering Their Own Fears, Following Their Child’s Lead and Tolerating Ambiguity

Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child's mental health and happiness

Your Health

Can a Blood Test Diagnose Depression?

An Indiana University researcher has identified biomarkers that provide clues about a patient's mental health. It could lead to a breakthrough in diagnosis and treatment.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Domestic Violence Calls for Help Increased During the Pandemic – but the Answers Haven’t Gotten Any Easier

Doctors call the surge in intimate partner violence "a pandemic within a pandemic"

Your Health

Service Dogs Can Help Veterans With PTSD – Growing Evidence Shows They May Reduce Anxiety in Practical Ways

The love and companionship veterans feel from simply being with their dogs is helping make their PTSD easier to manage

Self-Care & Mental Health

For Millions of Americans Enduring Chronic Pain, Support Is Overdue

It's time to implement the SUPPORT Act

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Boxing Is Helping Me Rage Out My Grief After Losing My Pregnancy and My Father

When tragedy struck, my go-to exercises like yoga and Pilates fell short. Boxing was the unexpected perfect fit.

Real Women, Real Stories

Women of Color Spend More Than $8 Billion on Bleaching Creams Worldwide Every Year

Bleaching the skin is common. It's also potentially life-threatening and harms women's self esteem.

Your Wellness

Breaking it Down

Actress Mayim Bialik deconstructs dealing with anxiety and depression throughout her life

Self-Care & Mental Health

Domestic Violence Hurts People With Disabilities, Too

The hidden epidemic within the disability community

Self-Care & Mental Health