Generic Cymbalta Approved
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic versions of the antidepressant drug Cymbalta (duloxetine delayed-release capsules) have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- If Johnny doesn't take to the violin, don't fret. A new study challenges the widely held belief that music lessons can help boost children's intelligence.
Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Active-duty Marines who suffer a traumatic brain injury face significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study.
Psychiatrists Less Likely to Accept Health Insurance, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Psychiatrists are less likely than other doctors to accept insurance, which reduces the number of patients who have access to mental health care, a new study suggests.
Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are exposed to alcohol before they are born are more likely to have problems with their social skills, according to new research.
Health Tip: Relax During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- You may be overwhelmed with holiday stress, leaving you little energy to enjoy the season.
Those With Insurance More Likely to Use Preventive Care: Study
TUESDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Americans with health insurance are more likely than uninsured people to use preventive services such as flu shots and health screenings, according to a new study.
Military Contractors Suffer High Rates of PTSD, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Private contractors who worked in Afghanistan, Iraq and other conflict zones over the past two years have high rates of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study finds.
Coverage of Boston Bombings Unnerved Many: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that immersing yourself in news of a shocking and tragic event may not be good for your emotional health.
Expert Tips for Those Grieving During Holiday Season
SATURDAY, Dec. 7, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays can be a time of sadness and grief for those who have lost a loved one, but there are things people can do to ease those feelings, an expert advises.