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3 Harms of Heavy Drinking
Heavy drinking for men means more than four drinks on any day or more than 14 drinks per week. For women, it’s more than three drinks on any day or more than seven drinks per week. If you drink this much, you could be putting yourself or others at risk.
6 Ways to Master Your Job Search
Being out of work is always a frustrating situation. There are some specific strategies to help you rise above other job candidates.
7 Tips to Enjoy (Not Dread) Holidays with Your Family
These tips can help you enjoy holidays with your family without feeling drained.
After a Heart Attack
Over the long-term, your quality of life is tied to how severe your heart attack was and how it was treated. Beyond that, any change will depend largely on you.
Alcohol and Older Adults
Many older adults enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or a beer while watching the game on TV. But alcohol can affect older adults differently. Here's what you should know.
Alcohol and Your Heart
Alcohol may have some health benefits, including lowering the risk for heart disease, but it may also lead to abusive drinking and other diseases.
All About LSD
LSD, also called acid, is one of the most commonly used hallucinogens or psychedelic drugs.
Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous
Today there are alternatives to 12-step programs. Some treatment programs teach problem drinkers to reduce their drinking. This approach appeals to people who otherwise might not seek treatment.
Are You Down in the Dumps, or Is It Depression?
Everyone feels low, blue, or downright sad at times. If these emotions are strong or don’t ease up, you may wonder whether you—or a loved one—is depressed.
Bad Day? You Can Turn it Around
If the proverbial bluebird of happiness skipped your home this morning, don’t fret. Even if your car wouldn’t start, it rained on your new suit, one of the kids (or pets) threw up, you missed that important deadline, or you’re generally irked, hit the reset button and have a better day—starting now.
Binge Drinking Dangers for Young People
Binge drinkers are most likely found on college campuses, where many students consider a big game or fraternity party an excuse to drink all weekend.
Boosting Your Mental Health
Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. But we all face changes in life that can challenge our emotional well being.
Bullies: Helping Your Child Cope
Bullying can happen in school, on the playground - and now even on the Internet through social networking sites. Here are some warning signs to watch for, and information on how to help your child.
Can Optimism Make a Difference in Your Life?
A growing number of scientific studies indicate that optimistic people tend to live longer and have better physical and mental health than pessimistic people.
Caregivers Need to Care for Themselves
More than 22 million Americans are involved in some form of helping elderly family members or friends with their daily routines. If you're part of this group, whether you call yourself a caregiver, or simply a good daughter or son, you know that caring for an aging parent or friend has its rewards and its trials.
Close the Door on Intimate Partner Violence
Read on to learn about the signs of an abusive relationship, and how to make a safety plan and get ready to leave.
Couples Therapy Can Help Mend a Marriage
Research shows that couples who seek couples therapy increase their chance of staying together. They also improve communication and satisfaction in their relationship. Read on to learn more.
Depression Not a Normal Part of Aging
Depression is not a natural part of growing old. It's a health condition that should be treated aggressively. Read on to learn more.
Divorce in Later Years
Getting a divorce is almost always painful and stressful, no matter how old or young you are. But if your marriage falls apart later in life, you may face some financial and emotional setbacks that are more difficult to recover from than when you were younger.
Don’t Keep Brushing Off Your ‘Winter Blues’
Do the cold, gray days of winter get you down? If you just can’t resist your bed’s gravitational pull or that box of powdered donuts, it might be more serious than the winter blues. You could be suffering from seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
Emotional Eating: How to Cope
Emotional eating affects most people from time to time. But regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health.
Finding Support for Emotional Issues
How do you know when your emotions are the everyday kind that are likely to get better with time? Or when it's time to get help? Read on to find out.
Finding Support When You're a Single Parent
If you're a single parent, you may feel overwhelmed by everything you have to do each day. Here are some ideas on finding support.
Finding the Right Rehab Program for Substance Abuse
Drug addiction and alcohol addiction are chronic diseases that can be treated as successfully as many other chronic diseases, including high blood pressure, asthma, and diabetes.
For Men: Healthcare Providers Are Good for Your Health
Men are missing the chance to find and treat health problems in their early stages, when many conditions are more treatable and less threatening to overall health.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
If you tend to worry a lot, even when there’s no reason, you may have generalized anxiety disorder or GAD. Medicine and lifestyle changes can help.
Getting the Most from a Mental Health Support Group
If you’re interested in joining an online support group, read on to learn more about finding one that's right for you.
Help for the Holiday Blues
The unrealistic expectations of the season, time and financial pressures, missing loved ones and reflecting on past events as the year comes to an end all contribute to the blues.
Helping a Friend with an Addiction
When a friend shows signs of abusing alcohol or other drugs, it's hard to know what to do or say. Here's how to help.
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