Materials depicting suicide can be a dangerous influence to a vulnerable teen who is hurting, but can also provide a teaching moment for parents.
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Is chronic pain keeping you from enjoying life? Studies show that 30 to 50 percent of those struggling with chronic pain also have depression and anxiety. Discover how the two conditions are linked, and what can help.
A couple of small studies show that having an epidural during labor may reduce your risk of postpartum depression. But there is conflicting evidence. Get an OB/Gyn’s take on the evidence.
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If your child seems stressed or moody, or if she struggles with depression or anxiety, you may be missing a simple fix. Sleep. Found out how it influences a child’s mood and how to tell if she’s getting enough.