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Depression

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The Troubled Heart: How Depression and Anxiety Impact Heart Disease

Everyone feels sad or anxious occasionally. But for some, depression and/or anxiety can be more extreme, affecting both psychological and physical health.

01/07/2014

BIDMC Brain TMS

VIDEO: Using TMS To Treat Depression

Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are turning to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a non-invasive technique used to treat depression.

10/20/2013

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Elephants

My secret is out; I’m a sucker for them. Elephants.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/30/2013

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Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs In

Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.

06/12/2013

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Seniors Should Stay Active Engaged to Fight Depression

Senior citizens are at high risk for depression for a variety of reasons: loss of health, loss of friends, loss of purpose. But there are things that can be done to sharply reduce that risk.

07/19/2012

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Could A Break From Social Media Sites Benefit Parents?

An expert says, “People use Facebook to compensate for their own deficiencies. Facebook highlights the postive aspects and can cover up the negative parts in you.”

07/09/2012

Medical Minute: Caregiver’s Syndrome

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold discusses the stress involved in caregiving.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/13/2011

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Medical Minute: Night Eating Syndrome

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about an eating disorder you may not be aware of.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/29/2011

Diane Patrick, wife of Gov. Deval Patrick

Gov. Patrick’s Wife Opens Up About Her Life As First Lady

Diane Patrick, the wife of Gov. Deval Patrick, is opening up about her time as First Lady of Massachusetts.

04/11/2011

Facebook

Study: Reading About Facebook Friends’ Lives Can Cause Sadness

When you go on Facebook, does it sound like all of your friends are leading fabulous lives and yours is just kind of ordinary?

02/21/2011

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