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People who are alone and lonely are at greater risk of heart disease

People who are alone may be less likely to eat well, exercise and see the doctor

Loneliness and social isolation can impact a person's health, causing problems ranging from high blood pressure and being overweight to cognitive decline and even an increased risk of dying at a young age.

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Mental illness is our dirty little secret

I’m tired, my sisterfriend says. I don’t know how much longer I can hold on. As I hear her I have a couple of choices.

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EDITORIAL: American Depression, keys to happiness

Mick Jagger's girlfriend L' Wren Scott committed suicide recently. There have been different speculations as to the reason. Unfortunately, suicide often is a response to deep depression. Hanging herself in her apartment was a quick and reckless way out of her despair.

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The United States of Depression?

Psychologist offers four tips for maintaining balance in difficult times

It’s no wonder nearly one in 10 Americans suffers from depression.

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Blacks battle stigma of mental illness

Shhh! We shouldn’t be talking about it. Even in the 21st century, there is still a stigma attached to mental illness.