Health Problems

Americans increasingly open about mental health

(HealthDay)—Americans are becoming more positive about mental health, although some stigma remains, according to the results of a new poll released by the American Psychological Association (APA). The Harris Poll conducted a survey of 1,006 nationally representative U.S. adults from November 20 to 29, 2018, on behalf of the APA. Participants completed an online survey […]

Kids Health

U.S. parents worried about child’s communication skills

(HealthDay)—One-quarter of parents with children younger than age 8 years are concerned about their child’s ability to communicate, according to poll results released by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Between March 20 and March 27, 2019, YouGov conducted an online survey on behalf of ASHA. The nationally representative sample included 1,103 parents with children between […]

Kids Health

Celebs Who Have Opened Up About Their Struggles With Anxiety

Anxiety. You know the feeling. And as it turns out, so do many celebrities. More and more frequently, brave stars like Anne Hathaway, Kendall Jenner and Stephen Colbert are opening up about one of the biggest mental health struggles of our time — whether they have anxiety disorder, social anxiety, suffer panic attacks or just […]

Health News

5 Things You Didn’t Know About HPV—The Most Common STD

If you’ve been putting off getting your pap smear, there’s one big reason you should make that appointment: the human papillomavirus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 79 million Americans are currently infected with HPV and approximately 14 million people become newly infected every year, making it the most common STD. […]

Health News

What you didn’t know about fatigue

We can feel tired for a number of reasons: an underlying illness, a mental health issue, or a new baby in the house. But fatigue is more than just tiredness. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) commonly affects the nervous, gut, cardiac, endocrine and immune systems, causing a range of symptoms including aches […]

Personal Health

Unhealthy food due to Social Media?

For children and adolescents social media such as Instagram &amp have; Co is of great importance. Many follow well-known bloggers who frequently share photos from Restaurants and cafes. Scientists have found that such images have a direct impact on the nutritional behaviour of teenagers: Who provides on such websites unhealthy Snacks, consumed and then even […]