depression

March 19, 2019 - 6:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically developed for severe depression after childbirth. The agency on Tuesday approved Sage Therapeutics' Zulresso, an IV drug given over 2 ½ days. Sage said Zulresso will cost $34,000 without insurance,...
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This photo provided by Janssen Global Services shows Spravato nasal spray. Spravato, a mind-altering medication related to the club drug Special K, won U.S. approval Tuesday, March 5, 2019, for patients with hard-to-treat depression, the first in a series of long-overlooked substances being reconsidered for severe forms of mental illness. (Janssen Global Services via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 2:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A mind-altering medication related to the club drug Special K won U.S. approval Tuesday for patients with hard-to-treat depression, the first in a series of long-overlooked substances being reconsidered for severe forms of mental illness. The nasal spray from Johnson & Johnson...
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February 12, 2019 - 10:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors already are supposed to screen new mothers for depression, to find those who need prompt care. Now they're also being urged to identify women at risk — because counseling could prevent depression from setting in. Up to 1 in 7 women experience what's called perinatal...
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In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo, students participate in a Youth Aware of Mental Health session at Uplift Hampton Preparatory School in Dallas. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center offers the program to schools to help educate students about mental health and suicide prevention. Part of the program includes the students participating in role-playing sessions to help them understand the issues being discussed. (AP Photo/Benny Snyder)
February 09, 2019 - 3:56 pm
DALLAS (AP) — In a scenario playing out in more and more classrooms around the world, a Dallas teenager recently asked her classmate if anything was wrong, noting that she hadn't been acting like herself. The brusque reply: "Just leave me alone." The ninth-graders at the Uplift Hampton Preparatory...
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Joie Henney, 65, hugs his emotional support alligator named Wally inside their home in York Haven, Pa. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Henney said he received approval from his doctor to use Wally as his emotional support animal after not wanting to go on medication for depression. (Heather Khalifa/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 12:10 pm
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression. Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 5-foot-long alligator. The York Haven man said he received...
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Don Ames
November 19, 2018 - 7:22 am
More and more Americans are experiencing the freedom and flexibility of working from home. It may sound good on paper -- there's no traffic, no office politics, and you can work in your fuzzy slippers. But, there are drawbacks for both employers and employees. A recent study by Virgin Pulse found...
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November 01, 2018 - 8:00 pm
An American Psychological Association report shows Generation Z, people from 15 to 21, have the worst mental health of any generation. 91% of Gen Z adults say they have felt physical or emotional symptoms, such as depression or anxiety associated with stress. LSU Health New Orleans School of...
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Scoot
June 08, 2018 - 11:24 am
The theme song from the movie M.A.S.H. is wrong - suicide is NOT painless. News this morning that iconic celebrity chef and globe trotter Anthony Bourdain was dead at the age of 61 from an apparent suicide was especially shocking following the suicide of fashion icon Kate Spade just days before...
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This May 13, 2004 photo shows designer Kate Spade during an interview in New York. Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide in her New York City apartment on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 06, 2018 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The husband and business partner of late designer Kate Spade says she suffered from depression and anxiety for many years. In a statement released Wednesday, Andy Spade said his wife was seeing a doctor regularly and was taking medication to treat her disease. She was found hanged...
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May 28, 2018 - 9:40 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters: Alberto weakens to a subtropical depression as threat of heavy rain continues.
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