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November 2, 2011


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Depression And The City: Urban Dwellers Are Getting Mood Disorders

It is well known that city dwellers are more prone to experience anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders. Why?

October 26, 2011


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Quitting Smoking Can Cause Depression… Why?

After more than 20 years of smoking, I'm trying to quit. But instead of feeling good, I'm feeling sad, even depressed. What's going on?

January 28, 2011


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Divorce More Harmful To Sons Than Daughters

A new study reports that boys who had divorced parents had a tougher time than girls.

September 7, 2010


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Can Dads Experience Postpartum Depression?

We often hear about woman experiencing postpartum depression but did you know that men can experience it too?

May 3, 2010



Is It Possible To Be “Bored To Death?”

Is it possible to be "bored to death?" One study says, "Maybe."

April 21, 2008


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Magnets and Memory

Researchers are using transcranial magnetic stimulation to learn more about how magnetic fields affect areas of the brain associated with memory formation.

April 16, 2007


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Feeling Sick, Away from Home

Can homesickness actually make your kids sick? Here's how parents can help.

January 22, 2007


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Why You Should Drink Coffee

Some people have told you that it's not good to drink too much coffee. Actually, drinking several cups a day has many benefits!

November 19, 2004


Pump You Up, Break You Down

How do steroids work, and what makes them so dangerous? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 9, 2004


Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Are you unhappy with your body? Learn about body dysmorphic disorder on this Moment of Science.

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