The following sites are provided as a means of helping you navigate the Internet to find cancer related information that may be of help to you, your family and your friends. A word of caution: Please remember that there is a lot of very helpful, reliable, factual infor...

Alcohol is the most widely used and abused substance in the United States. We are used to having wine at the dinner table, toasting special occasions with champagne, relaxing with a beer and bringing out the hard liquor for parties.

Many people are able to consume alcoh...

One in five new or expectant mothers will experience debilitating anxiety or depression during pregnancy or the first year postpartum.  These illnesses – known as perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) – are the most common complication of pregnancy and childbirt...

June 10, 2016

Recovery from opiate addiction is one of the most difficult battles you may ever face. But recovery is possible and can be made more comfortable and manageable with the aid of certain medications.

While medications like methadone have been around for decades, there are...

A new study, believed to be the first to look at the mental health of transgender children who have “socially transitioned,” finds that they had rates of depression and anxiety no higher than two control groups of children. The findings challenge long-held assumptions...

Deanna M. Barch, PhD, (left) and Joan L. Luby, MD, examine brain images for differences in brain tissue between children depressed as preschoolers and those who were not. They have linked preschool depression with less gray matter and the thinning of that tissue in the...

February 21, 2016


Meditation and aerobic exercise done together helps reduce depression, according to a new Rutgers study.  The study, published in Translational Psychiatry this month, found that this mind and body combination -- done twice a week for only two months -- reduced the sym...

For most women, expecting a baby brings intense joy -- and a fair amount of worry. But what about women who have lived through something awful enough to cause post-traumatic stress disorder? Contrary to what researchers expected, a new study shows that pregnancy may ac...


Addictions treatment centers in several states are becoming more keen on growing quality programs for LGBT clients, but there is still quite a ways to go.  While many counselors and therapists are being trained on the unique issues faced by those identify as LGBT, onl...

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