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Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests

When dog owners go through a stressful period, they're not alone in feeling the pressure — their dogs feel it too, a new study suggests.

Detecting depression: Phone apps could monitor teen angst

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst also be used to detect it?
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Dying to deliver: The race to prevent sudden death of new mothers

About 700 women die each year in the U.S. due to complications from pregnancy or giving birth, according to the CDC, and some 65,000 women nearly die of pregnancy-related severe complications.

How depressed is your state?

Major depression is on the rise among Americans and certain groups and parts of the country have been hit harder than others, according to a new report from Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS).

Performers remember Robin Williams, death brings up serious issues

videoHe warmed your hearts as a quirky alien and a cross-dressing nanny. But behind those sparkling eyes was apparently a deep sadness.Investigators say Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt yesterday at his northern California home. Even though the academy award winner is not with us anymore, his legacy lives on. And his death magnifies some serious issues in our society.

Therapists say Facebook affecting users’ emotions

video "Facebook me" and "Tweet me" are phrases that have become part of everyday life. But is social media controlling the way we feel?

Wilmington researchers try to help solve adolescent depression

video Overcoming depression can be an uphill battle, especially because the symptoms are difficult to recognize. This is especially true for teenagers.

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