Behavioral Health

More parents popping pills to cope with parenthood 
More parents popping pills to cope with parenthood
A recent article in Parenting magazine sheds light on the record number of parents who are taking anti-anxiety medication and anti-depressants to deal with the everyday pressures of parenthood.
Dangers of overscheduling your child  Featured
Dangers of overscheduling your child
Parents may think their children benefit from endless activities, but an overloaded schedule with no unstructured free time may lead to a host of other physical and behavioral health issues for children.
Coping with mental illness in your family 
Coping with mental illness in your family
Dealing with mental disorders can be draining for family members. Learn how to cope, find support and take time for yourself, experts say.
Two new worries for heart patients 
Two new worries for heart patients
People with heart disease, anxiety and depression, may have a greater chance of dying before those without those added complications.
Changing lives one stride at a time 
Changing lives one stride at a time
A special program is transforming the lives and health habits of grade-school girls—one run at a time.
Seniors get healthy boost from video games 
Seniors get healthy boost from video games
A study determines that gaming may be linked to “successful aging.”
Diabetes and depression a deadly mix, study finds 
Diabetes and depression a deadly mix, study finds
Recent review warns that diabetes patients should monitor their mood and their hearts.