| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Officials at Harvard conducted a 12-year study on 43,000 women and found higher rates of depression in those consumed more pasta and other refined grains, according to Newser.
The study found that women who cosumed more soda, red meat and refined grains...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Take a moment to evaluate your emotional state this week at the Pocono Medical Center. The hospital will conduct free and confidential depression screenings Wednesday through Friday. The initiative, recognizing National Depression Screening Day includes a...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:24 AM
The five stages of grief are explored with puppets — finger puppets, hand puppets, body puppets — in “Odyssey in the Land of Shadows.”
“I think the visual part of it has enough beauty to make the topic … “...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Severe depression doesn't just affect the mind, it may also attack the body on a cellular level by speeding up the aging process, according to a new study.
In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychology, researchers in California and...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I recently ended a relationship that lasted a year and five months. While I loved this woman, for much of the relationship she was, to varying degrees, depressed. I tried to be as helpful and patient as possible with the hope and expectation that she...
| Nov 28, 2013
Depression is alarmingly common in older Americans. It's highly treatable, but a number of obstacles, led by a nagging generational stigma surrounding mental health, often stand in the way of proper care.
About 20 percent of people ages 55 and older...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:42 AM
You enter the old building at 629 W. Cermak Road by means of a glass door on South Ford Avenue to the west, one of the shortest byways in the city. Just to the east the Chicago River flows, and, looking south, cars rumble on the Dan Ryan Expressway,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:16 PM
NEW YORK - The brakes on a passenger train that sped into a 30-mph curve at 82 mph were functioning normally, and none of the crew tested positive for alcohol, investigators said Tuesday as attention focused on what the engineer was doing at the time of...
| Dec 5, 2013
Those who aren't depressed sometimes wonder why those who are won't just snap out of it. However, depression is a serious illness that comes in many forms and is caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, biological and psychological factors....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Some women who are depressed as they move toward menopause may notice their symptoms fading or disappearing after a few years, a new study suggests.
Researchers found the proportion of women who reported having depression symptoms dropped consistently,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:11 PM
WASHINGTON — Like baby birds with yawning beaks, college football fans clamor to be fed. So fasten the chin strap on your helmet — ignore the warning label on it (“No helmet system can protect you from serious brain and/or neck injuries...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"BROADWAY HAS been good to me. But then, I've been very good to Broadway," said Ethel Merman, who never went in for false modesty. And why should she?
Here comes producer Judith Ann Abrams (she is just one of the Tony and Olivier winners for "Kinky...