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Understanding the Alzheimer's Rx Approval Controversy
On June 7, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light for an Alzheimer's disease treatment. That may sound like good news, but the approval has stirred up controversy.
Depression or Just the Blues?
Depression affects millions of Americans. Here's what you need to know.
Want Less Stress? Eat Your Fruits and Veggies
Feeling stressed out? You might want to take a look at your diet.
COPD 101
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Approved: New Device for Nightmares
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device for sleep problems related to nightmares.
Feeling SAD? Here's What You Need to Know
When the temperature and the time change, a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD) sets in for many people. But you don't have to wait for the summer to stop feeling SAD.
Mental Health During COVID-19
As the number of new COVID-19 cases has soared, so has the number of people experiencing depression symptoms, a new study found. How do you take care of your mental health during a global pandemic?
Websites Selling Opioids Get FDA Warning
Several website operators recently received warning letters from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The reason? They were illegally selling opioids online.
Youth E-Cig Use: Down but Still Widespread
In the span of one year, roughly 1.8 million fewer young people reported using electronic cigarettes. But that means around 3.6 million children and adolescents said they still used the devices.
Nasal Spray for Depression Gets New Approved Use
Spravato (esketamine) is considered the first big advancement in depression treatment since the approval of Prozac — and it just got approved for a new use.