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What to know about heart attacks

February 12, 2013

With heart disease a virtual epidemic in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants the public better informed about its most dire symptom: a heart attack.


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Get through the holiday blues

December 18, 2012

The holidays aren't joyous for everyone. This time of year can bring stress and feelings of loneliness. Exercise, focusing on positive relationships, and doing things that you find rewarding can help with depression. Get tips on what to do if you feel depressed. Keep in mind that winter depression could be a sign of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is caused by the lack of sunlight. Treatment for SAD is much like other forms of depression, but may also involve light therapy.


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CDC urges Americans to “get smart about antibiotics”

“The day when antibiotics don’t work is upon us”
November 15, 2012

Americans are suffering from too much of a good thing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has designated this as “Get Smart about Antibiotics Week.”


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Study: One size doesn’t fit all when treating blood pressure in diabetics

June 24, 2012

Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off – perhaps too well, according to a new study.


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Phone counseling helps depressed workers

February 18, 2012

A work-focused, telephone counseling program for depressed employees not only improves depression, but also leads to increased productivity and decreased costs, reports a study in the February Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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Struggling with addiction? New guide helps sort out treatment options

January 20, 2012

Individuals and families trying to find treatment for addiction can turn to a new resource developed by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


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The pain-anxiety-depression connection

September 7, 2011

This week the Harvard Medical College’s HealthBEAT newsletter published an article on a topic still stigmatized, and far too often ignored in occupational health promotion and wellness programs.


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CDC urges greater screening for mental illness

September 6, 2011

With approximately half of U.S. adults expected to develop a mental illness during their lifetime, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending increased surveillance efforts as a way of bolstering treatment and prevention and improving public health.


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Report: Nighttime-breathing treatment for sleep apnea most effective

August 22, 2011
A nighttime-breathing machine called a CPAP is the most effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, followed by a mouthpiece also worn at night, according to a new report funded by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
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