A Mental Health Check

iStock
As reported by the nonprofit organization Mental Health America (MHA), the number of people in the U.S. living with anxiety or depression rose steeply in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, the period covered by the screening. And as of last spring, up to 65 percent of adults surveyed by the American Psychiatric Association […]

Related Articles

  • October 1, 2020

    More evidence that soy foods may be good for the heart comes from an observational study in the journal Circulation that analyzed data collected from more than 200,000 people over 30 years. Those whose diets included the most isoflavones—plant compounds abundant in soy that weakly mimic estrogen—were less likely to have a heart attack or […]

  • February 5, 2022

    If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through your employer, it may cover more out-of-pocket health care expenses allowed by the IRS than you realize. With an FSA, you set aside tax-free money from your paycheck to pay for deductibles, copayments, and prescription drugs. But standard FSAs also cover a long list of additional […]

  • February 1, 2020

    More reason for men to be wary of taking testosterone, especially if it is not medically indicated: It may increase the risk of rare but life-threatening blood clots, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine that analyzed insurance records from 39,622 men (average age 57) who experienced a venous thromboembolism (VTE) between 2011 and […]