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Three Tips for Improving Your Mental Health

May 12, 2014

Mental health problems are the most common medical problem in America today. From depression to bipolar disorder to eating disorders and phobias, Americans suffer from mental illnesses more than any other classification of illness. That is the problem. The solution is much trickier to pin down. For most mental health conditions...


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The Most Common Medical Condition in America

May 07, 2014

Most people assume that the most prevalent medical conditions are the flu, infections, or heart disease. However, the National Institute for mental health estimates that mental health diagnoses are more common than any other category. In fact, more than one in four Americans is diagnosed with a mental health problem every year. The most common mental health problems are Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymic Disorder, and Bi-polar disorder. In addition, there are many other extremely common problems, such as panic...


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Mental Health Month

May 02, 2014

May is National Mental Health Month. Many people think of mental health in terms of mental health problems, and generally focus on conditions that have a negative effect on mental health. However, nearly everyone can afford to focus on their own mental health and improving their...


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The Missing Seventeen Minutes

April 30, 2014

New information about the missing airplane indicates that there was a seventeen minute gap from the time the plane disappeared from radar before it was flagged by Vietnamese and Malaysian air traffic monitors. This seventeen minute gap caused the initial search efforts to focus on the wrong areas and prompted first responders to look for a crash site when the plane was actually still...


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