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Short-Sleepers Are More Likely to Suffer From Irregular and Heavy Periods

Menstrual periods can disturb sleep, but sleep troubles can worsen menstrual symptoms.

Your Health

Should Teens Taking ADHD, Anxiety and Depression Drugs Consume Energy Drinks and Coffee?

Energy drinks are heavily marketed to teens, but they can have detrimental effects

Conditions & Treatments

When Postpartum Depression Hit, I Heard Only the Lies My Depression Told Me

As a pharmacist, I understand medications for depression but I still believed I was too defective for medicine to fix

Real Women, Real Stories

No Vacancy: How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs

In many parts of the U.S. and the world, demand for mental health care overwhelms supply

Access & Affordability

Sleep Apnea Is More Common Than You Think — and More Serious

Don't dismiss poor sleep as a normal part of aging. It could be sleep apnea, a disorder with serious health consequences.

Your Health

Middle-Aged Americans in US Are Stressed and Struggle With Physical and Mental Health – Other Nations Do Better

Today's middle-aged adults report more daily stress and poorer physical health and psychological well-being, compared to middle-aged adults during the 1990s

Self-Care & Mental Health

How to ‘Build Back Better’ Health Habits After the Pandemic Year

Trying to get back to normal too quickly may be hard on joints and hearts

Your Wellness

Enough to Wreck Their Rest: $10,322 for a Sleep Study

Even with insurance, José Mendoza owes nearly six times what Medicare would pay for an overnight test in a sleep lab

Access & Affordability

As Death Approaches, Our Dreams Offer Comfort, Reconciliation

One doctor's research finds that over 80% of his patients had end-of-life experiences that seemed to entail more than just strange dreams. And they always increased in frequency near death.

Family & Caregiving

5 Ways to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Light boxes, exercise and vitamins can help you beat the winter blues

Self-Care & Mental Health

COVID-19 and Social Isolation This Winter: The Perfect Storm

Loneliness can be deadly, but there are practical measures you can take to tend to your mental health

Self-Care & Mental Health