Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Youngsters who enter puberty early are at increased risk for depression, a new study suggests.

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications are much more likely to abuse those drugs than other teens, a new study warns.

Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want to give health care a boost? Try a little kindness, experts say.

Talk Therapy Linked To Lower Suicide Risk

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Talk therapy significantly reduces suicide attempts and deaths among people who have previously attempted suicide, a new study finds.

'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies

SATURDAY, Nov. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The wide variety and complexity of foods served at holiday gatherings can pose a threat for people with food allergies, an expert warns.

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men

FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being the boss at work seems to raise the odds for symptoms of depression among women, but not men, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office

(HealthDay News) -- Your work environment may be stressful enough without adding your frustration to the mix.

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013

THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five American adults -- 43.8 million people -- had a diagnosable mental illness in 2013, federal officials reported Thursday.

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A bad marriage increases an older adult's risk of heart trouble, and that's particularly true for women, a new study contends.

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising at home can reduce feelings of hopelessness in people with coronary heart disease, but in-hospital workouts don't provide the same benefit, according to a new study.