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Depression And Anxiety May Damage Health As Much As Smoking And Obesity, Suggests Study

People suffering from anxiety and depression may be at significantly higher risk for major health conditions like heart disease, according to new research, perhaps at levels comparable to smoking and obesity. The study analyzed health data for more than 15,000 adults over a four-year period from the Health and Retirement study, a large US population-based… Read More »

Black Caregivers Less Likely to Suffer From Depression

Caring for a loved one with cancer can be emotionally taxing. But Black caregivers are less likely to experience distress or depression than white caregivers, according to new findings presented at the 11th American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Cancer Conference, reports AACR. Researchers enrolled 44 African-American and 46 white informal caregivers—family or friends as… Read More »