Behavioral Health

Caring for a loved one after a stroke  Featured
Caring for a loved one after a stroke
Medical experts say when families endure a medical crisis, it can take a huge toll. Here are 4 ways to help your loved one — and yourself — through stroke recovery.
Your dog may be helping your heart 
Your dog may be helping your heart
Having a pet, especially a dog, may lower your risk of heart disease says the American Heart Association. Find out why.
Being social may help ease pain of breast cancer 
Being social may help ease pain of breast cancer
Research shows that breast cancer patients better manage physical symptoms of pain when surrounded by a solid network of friends.
Alzheimer’s could be linked to high blood sugar level, study says 
Alzheimer’s could be linked to high blood sugar level, study says
New research suggests people who are pre-diabetic and have elevated blood sugar levels may be at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Boosting Physician Q and A 
Boosting Physician Q and A
The American Heart Association is encouraging doctors and other clinicians to ask heart patients more quality-of-life questions. Find out why.
Suicide rate among middle-aged Americans on the rise 
Suicide rate among middle-aged Americans on the rise
Deaths from suicides have exceeded deaths from vehicle crashes in recent years, says a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Recognizing the signs of childhood sexual abuse 
Recognizing the signs of childhood sexual abuse
It’s a sensitive topic, but childhood sexual abuse is too common to ignore. Here’s seven tips every parent should know.