Mental HealthInfo Center
Stress May Stretch Your Waistline
People who are stressed out for long periods of time may face a higher risk of becoming obese, according to a new study.
Drug Overdoses on the Rise
Drug overdose deaths are on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Alcohol Ads May Reach the Wrong Crowd
Young people who aren't old enough to legally drink alcohol may be seeing alcohol-related ads online, according to a new study.
What Might Come After Vaping
Even if they've never smoked a cigarette, teens who vape may be more likely to start smoking cigarettes later on, according to a new study.
Dripping: A Possible New E-Cig Trend
Electronic cigarette use appears to be on the rise among teens. Now, some teens are finding new ways to use these nicotine-delivering devices, according to a new study.
The Benefits of Using Your Brain
Older adults who do brain-stimulating activities may see big benefits for their mental function, according to a new study.
Schizophrenia Rx Now Approved for Teens
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for teens with schizophrenia.
From E-Cigs to Tobacco Use
Youth smoking has declined over the last decade, but electronic cigarettes may be attracting young people who weren't likely to use tobacco products at all, a new study found.
Warning for Stop-Smoking Drugs Gets Revised
The risk for mental health side effects tied to stop-smoking medications may be lower than once thought, according to a recent review of a large clinical trial.
How Alcohol Affects Your Heart
Alcohol abuse may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.