Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: More Research Backs Up Patients

More evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome affects your brain.

Seeing Ghosts In Your Bedroom? It's Sleep Paralysis

Some people wake up briefly paralyzed, seeing ghosts, or feeling themselves hovering over their bodies. Here's what is probably going on.

Get Your Teen Off the Phone

Therapy, sleep, exercise, and socializing in person may be more likely to help your depressed teen than an antidepressant.

Four Non-Prescription Remedies for ADHD

A healthy diet and supplements my help ADHD.

Why You Hate Exercise

If you hate exercise, look harder for ways to make it pleasant--get out in sunshine or find a buddy.

Magnesium Might Boost Mood

Magnesium can boost mood. If you have muscle aches, tics or irritable bowel syndrome, consider a magnesium supplement.

My Pain Isn't Your Pain

Some people feel more physical pains than others. Talk about it. Don't let anyone patronize you and also don't judge.

How to Deal With People Who Interrupt

Some strategies to deal with interruptors--and insight on why they do it. And remember--you may be the problem.

If Sun Makes You Happier, Think about Your Vitamin D Level

If the summer sun gives you an especially big mood boost, consider whether you could benefit from a sunlamp or Vitamin D supplement in the darker months.

To Age Well, You Need Friends

New research suggests that the importance of friendship increases with age. This works both ways—quarrels with friends, it suggests, is tied to chronic health problems.

Help Your Kids Psych Themselves for Tests

Pre-performance rituals can help your kids shine before tests and performances.

MRI Scans to Choose Depression Treatment?

One day, brain scans may help patients pinpoint which depression treatment will work for them.

Banish These Bad Ideas About Dyslexia

Dyslexia isn't a vision or behavior problem and can't be cured with bone broth. But your child can flourish.

When Friends Believe Nonsense

Do you discourage your loved ones' silly medical treatments?

Teach Your Teen About Alcohol

Twenty percent of U.S. high school students say they'll get into a car with a driver who has been drinking.

Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Language

Small children learn words more easily if they get enough sleep.

All the Lonely People, Where Do They All Come From?

Loneliness is a health risk, especially for older people. Make sure the person you love is plugged in.

Make Negative Thinking Work for You

Don't insist on "positive thinking." Aim to think clearly.

Diet Soda Tied to Memory Loss

Soda, diet or sugary, is linked to memory loss.

Men Get Baby Blues, too

Men can get badly depressed with a newborn, and affect the child's future.

Get Outside in a Park With Your People

Get outside in greenery to have difficult conversations or to bond.

Help for That Buzz In Your Ear

Treat your anxiety—or try brain-training exercises—to beat ringing in the ears.

When a Gene Test Could Help You Pick an Anti-Depressant

If you can afford it, save yourself months and get a gene test when you're depressed.

People Who Need People Are Happier

As Americans, we are taught to pretend we don’t need other people much in order to attract them or keep them in our lives.

Better Eating Can Relieve Depression

The famous Mediterranean diet can help relieve major depression, and it can't hurt you!

More Evidence that Exercise Boosts Mood

Get out and move to improve your mood.

Your Teen Has Suicidal Thoughts—How Worried Should You Be?

Insomnia and loss of appetite are warning signs.

Exercise With Buddies

There’s power in numbers, as they say, and also inches lost and miles run. Get yourself some exercise buddies.

How We've Been Lulled Into Overeating

The phrase "Everything in moderation" enters our brains as "Go ahead, don't be stingy." We overestimate how much we can eat "moderately."

Get a Variety of Exercise

A variety of exercise will keep you healthier—and might even increase your life span.

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