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September 24, 2014


Kids who are bullied are more likely to experience life-long mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. They also suffer from poorer health, cognitive function, and social well-being.

Long-term Effects of Bullying

The experience of childhood bullying can cause life-long torment.

March 12, 2014


In 2008, antidepressants were the third most commonly prescribed medicine in the U.S.

How Does Prozac Work Anyway?

No doubt, you've heard of the anti-depressant Prozac. But do you know how it works? That's okay. Science is still trying to figure it out too.

February 6, 2014


Eating less meat, cutting back on supplements and donating blood are all good ways to avoid overdoing it in the iron department.

Iron Loading

Iron is necessary to maintaining a healthy body, but did you know too much can actually be dangerous?

January 23, 2014



Working Overtime

Are you a workaholic? Are you sacrificing your well-being?

November 7, 2013


Brain scans may shine some light on depression treatment.

Scanning for Depression

Brain scans may help doctors better customize treatments for depression.

October 17, 2013


Have you ever had an ultrasound?

Ultrasounds Make People Feel Better

And according to a few studies, ultrasound may also help improve mood.

September 2, 2013


Don't forget to smile... you will start to feel better!

Think Positive And Feel Positive

When you're in a stressful situation, are you confident or insecure? Do you react positively or negatively?

July 24, 2013


Do you ever feel like you're having highs and lows?

Nervous Breakdowns

Can you really have a nervous breakdown? Find out on this Moment of Science.

July 1, 2013


Generic fluoxetine, a common selective seritonin reuptake inhibitor.

Predicting The Best Treatment For Depression

New research suggests that neuroimaging may be able to help those suffering from depression optimize their treatment plans.

June 4, 2013


Do you like to drink soda?

Does Diet Soda Cause Depression?

I keep hearing about how diet soda is bad for you.

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