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These Common Medications Can Increase Your Depression Risk
Common medications can unknowingly cause depression as a side effect.
These include medications for asthma, ADHD, and pain control.
The US Is Facing a Loneliness Epidemic—Here Are 11 Easy Ways to Connect With Others
Loneliness in the U.S. has become a “public health crisis,” Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said on May 3.
How Carson Daly Leads the Charge to Destigmatize Mental Health
Since 2018, TV host Carson Daly has been speaking out about mental health. He shares his mental health journey.
Study: Melatonin Gummies May Contain Higher Doses Than What's on the Label
New study found that many melatonin supplements on the market contained a higher percentage of melatonin than advertised on the label.
People Living in These 10 States More Likely to Die Before Age 75
A new report discovered the top 10 states that had the most premature deaths occurring before age 75 in 2020.
Mississippi topped the list with 13,781 premature deaths.
Unintentional injury, cancer, heart disease, and COVID-19 were the top reasons for premature deaths.
He Began Feeling Depressed. He Didn’t Realize It Was an Early Symptom of Parkinson’s
Up to 50% of people with Parkinson’s disease will experience depression and up to 40% will experience anxiety. Vikas Chinnan shares his journey.
Living with Migraine? These Simple Exercises from DWTS Judge Derek Hough May Help
“Dancing with the Stars” champion and judge Derek Hough is spreading awareness about how people can prioritize their health to help them reduce headaches and migraine attacks.
She Experienced a Mass Shooting at Her School. Now She’s Working to Help Others Prevent Violence
Jill Lemond, who worked at Oxford High School during the 2021 mass shooting, is on a mission to prevent school violence.
Do You Really Need to 'Balance' Your Cortisol Levels for Better Health?
Cortisol, most commonly known as the stress hormone, is a popular conversation point in the wellness space. Experts agree that while too much or too little cortisol provides specific problems, the term "cortisol imbalance" is not a legitimate medical term.
Want to Sleep Like an Olympian? How Gold Medalist Gabby Thomas Does It
Gabby Thomas shares how she prioritizes sleep.
Ozempic Can Cause Major Loss of Muscle Mass and Reduce Bone Density
Rapid weight loss from taking GLP-1 medications like Ozempic and Wegovy can cause a decrease in muscle mass, lessen bone density, and lower your resting metabolic rate, leading to sarcopenia.
Your Mental Health Data Is Being Sold—and It’s Legal
Data brokers sell personal health and mental health information collected online.
A Duke University study shows the magnitude of this issue. I dig into the study and more.
Watching the new ‘Elvis’ movie and visiting Graceland brought my mom back to me
At my mom’s wake in 2007, my siblings and I decided to play Elvis Presley’s music quietly in the background. We wanted her friends and family to have an excuse to smile in between all the tears. She was a big Elvis fan and shared that with her children.
Are Weight Loss Drugs Like Ozempic Safe While Trying to Get Pregnant?
There currently is not a lot of research on the effects weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy may have on fertility. Experts share their insight on what women should consider if taking Ozempic while trying to conceive.
I Took Ozempic, Then I Got Pancreatitis
After taking Ozempic for three years, Dawn Gentle was diagnosed with pancreatitis, a rare but possible side effect of the medication.