Stress Health News

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8/15/2017
U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

8/14/2017
Maybe That's Why It's Called Work

Tough schedules, hard physical labor and stress in the workplace are widespread, survey finds

8/13/2017
Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters

Child development expert offers advice on how to ease anxiety as classes start

8/11/2017
When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer

Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

8/11/2017
Parents of Preemies End Up Just Fine: Study

When kids are grown, quality of life is the same as for parents of babies born full-term

8/3/2017
Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

7/31/2017
Stress of Flying Doesn't Dim Abilities of Search-and-Rescue Dogs

Though their bodies reacted, their performance wasn't affected, study showed

7/26/2017
Can Suicide Tries Spread Among Soldiers?

Increased risk seen within Army unit if another member had tried to take own life in previous year

7/17/2017
7/14/2017
Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food

Well-rested workers less likely to overeat after a stressful day, study finds

7/14/2017
Timing Is Everything With Heart Attacks

These crises tend to be more frequent on certain days, seasons, study finds

7/12/2017
Does Stress Worsen Chemical Harms in Pregnancy?

Researchers find greater odds for low birth weight babies

7/10/2017
For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer

Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years

7/7/2017
Most Relationships Survive Struggles With Infertility

Study finds couples who seek in vitro fertilization are not at added risk of divorce

6/30/2017
Why People With Autism Avoid Eye Contact

Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior; the study finding might improve therapies

6/27/2017
Stress and Heart Disease

Persistent mental distress increases risk of death in heart patients, study finds.

6/27/2017
Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients

Doctors should assess mental health at routine cardiac visits, study authors say

6/19/2017
Why Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation Are Good for You

Mind-body interventions reverse DNA reactions that cause stress, study suggests

6/16/2017
High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels

Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

6/7/2017
Could U.S. Election Results Be Harmful to Health?

Review of Obama and Trump wins suggests impact on stress, disease levels

6/1/2017
Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk of Addiction: Study

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

5/23/2017
Health Tip: Don't Take Stress to Bed

Find ways to relax before you sleep

5/19/2017
Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms

But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements

5/15/2017
'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

5/5/2017
Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety

Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggests

5/3/2017
U.S. Workplaces Roiled by Post-Election Discord, Poll Finds

Employees are feeling more stressed and cynical, and job productivity may suffer, survey finds

5/2/2017
De-Stressing at Lunch

Take time to nourish your soul, as well

4/17/2017
Stress Buster

Building resilience, the key to overcoming adversity

4/17/2017
New Mental Health Statistics

Record number of Americans suffering from psychological distress, study finds.

4/13/2017
Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?

Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security

4/10/2017
Stress Buster

'Eating emotionally' is no way to deal with life's challenges

4/3/2017
Stress Buster

Acute stress, chronic stress, how to tell the difference and how to cope

3/30/2017
A Lonely Heart Could Worsen a Cold

People who feel isolated tend to have worse symptoms, research shows

3/29/2017
Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause

Likelihood was more than twice as high, study reports

3/28/2017
3/21/2017
Health Tip: Slow Down When You're Stressed

Suggestions to help you relax

3/20/2017
Stress Buster

The soothing sounds of nature

3/11/2017
Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

3/6/2017
Stress Buster

Be mindful of mindfulness

2/27/2017
Stress Buster

Stop passing judgment

2/23/2017
A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline

Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

2/23/2017
Stress and Obesity

Long-term stress raises the risk of obesity, new study finds.

2/20/2017
Stress Buster

5 stress management tips you can use at work

2/16/2017
Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

2/16/2017
Dealing With Diabetes Distress

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say

2/16/2017
Health Tip: Feeling Tense?

Suggestions to help you calm down

2/15/2017
America in 2017: Pass the Prozac, Please

Toxic politics, threats of terrorism have many on edge, survey finds

2/14/2017
Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress?

New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

2/14/2017
Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day

If your loved one is depressed or stressed, offer some 'invisible support,' researcher suggests

2/13/2017
Stress Buster

Lower your stress level through mindful breathing