Health News

Mind Influenced by Moody Gardens
Everyone has easy and hard times in their life that might cause feelings of anxiety or depression, but it’s not just genes that affect those moods. The environment has a part as well.
The Economy's Depression Epidemic
The American Dream of a good job, home ownership and creating a better life for our children has long been the dream of many. But has that dream been shattered over the past few years of an economic recession?
Cognitive Therapy Helps Kids With OCD
For kids who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), antidepressants often aren't enough to relieve the irrational fears, repetitive behaviors and intrusive thoughts that come with the disorder.
Panic Attacks Don't Come Out of the Blue
Panic attacks are thought to be something that happen so suddenly and unexpected, that one doesn't have a chance to be prepared.
New OCD Treatment on Horizon
A new model of the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as its treatment, has been created. The model offers new insight into the disorder, which disrupts a person's life with unwanted thoughts and repetitive rituals that cause anxiety.
Suicidal Teens Not Getting Enough Help
The teenage years are rarely easy for anyone, but for many it can be a time of severe depression or anxiety, even leading to suicidal thoughts.
Texting and Driving Obsession
Some individuals would consider this generation the “Now” generation because technology has become so advanced that everything you need can be available at your finger tips.
Half of Americans Experience Mental Health Issues
When most people think of mental illness, they think of serious, lifelong conditions such as schizophrenia, chronic depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder. Yet the truth is, in our lifetime fully half of us will experience some form of mental health problem.
Did 9/11 Make us Sicker as a Nation?
A ten-year anniversary is a seminal thing, especially when it marks something as momentous and life-changing as 9/11. Something that we experienced collectively, as Americans, that forever changed us.
Morning Sickness Linked to Behavioral Issues
Old wives tales abound concerning pregnancy. One popular one is "if the future mother is really sick, it's a girl." According to recent research, it may cause something else.