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Anxiety and Depression after Breast Cancer

  The After period of FBC (f-bomb breast cancer for new readers) presents its own unique set of challenges. The anxiety and depression that sneaked in AFTER my breast cancer treatment was a real shocker. Once I was done with treatment, I thought I was done. However, yet again, FBC laughed right in my face! The […]

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  By Susan Antilla updated 9:49 AM EDT, Tue May 27, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Two high school students tried to tell stories about teen mental illnesses   Susan Antilla: Schools need to have open conversations about mental health She says kids suffering from mental illness crave information that can help them Antilla: A town in […]

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You've seen the TV commercials, the person in black and white and sad while they watch their friends and family in color happy as can be? Then the sad individual gets help, sees the world in color and has a dog run into frame to play with them, or they are suddenly on the couch […]

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      If you've been wondering whether or not you should get a pet, here's a pretty good reason to: A new study reveals that young adults who have a strong connection with a pet also experience social and relationship benefits.         Posted: 02/03/2014 8:51 am EST "Our findings suggest that […]

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    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter Copyright © 2014 HealthDay.    THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Feeling a little fat after the holidays? Beware. Reading a news story that seems to devalue people who are overweight might make you more likely to reach for snacks to soothe your anxiety.      Media […]

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    The holiday season is a festive time to celebrate, enjoy family and be thankful for those things in life that we sometimes take for granted.   Written by  Tom Watkins Filed Under Opinion Columnists     But along with this joyous time comes two major issues that affect so many people — stress […]

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        The holiday shopping season is just around the corner, and if the past is prologue, then many Americans' stress levels will soar during the next couple of months. Who wouldn't want less stress during the holidays? Below are some tips and insights to keep stress down. Research tells us that about […]

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Sunday, Sept. 22 marks the official start of Fall, meaning it's once again time to trade in swimsuits for cozy sweaters and iced teas for Pumpkin Spice Lattes. But instead of mourning the end of carefree summer days, triggering a case of the September blues, try taking some of the health- and happiness-boosting summer habits […]

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Students may skirt system to connect with favorite pets By Jason Daniels Senior Staff Writer Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2013     MCT Harry Potter, a corgi with the Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dog group, waits to meet students and staff at Chapman University Law School for some stress relief. Some enjoy the company of an […]

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  Back-to-school jitters are normal, but it's important parents know when a child's anxiety is something more serious. By Dr. Sanjay Gupta   When School Makes Kids Anxious  Heading back to school can be stressful for children, especially younger ones separated from their parents for the first time and kids changing grades or schools. Periods […]

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