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