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The Night On The Bridge

“A patient of mine dated her boyfriend for two years and suffered from severe depression,” the psychiatrist told me. “She confided in her boyfriend …

3 videos that describe what it's like to have anxiety and depression when our own words don't suffice

Having anxiety is tough. For everyone, it is a slightly different beast, but many of the core aspects are the same. One of the most frustrating parts …

Anxiety Took Over My Life

It started at the beginning of my junior year of high school in a warm, loud classroom. It was at that notorious point in our high school careers …

Brain, Mind, Body And The Disease Of Addiction

The standard definition of drug or alcohol addiction is that it's a chronic, incurable disease of the brain.<p>In a comprehensive report on the topic, published last month, the surgeon general gives this familiar definition a more positive spin. He eschews the "cure" word and focuses instead on the …

Consciousness

What Is the “System Volume Information” Folder, and Can I Delete It?

On every Windows drive—even external USB drives—you’ll find a “System Volume Information” folder. You’ll only see it if you have Windows set to show …

Databases

29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

From brutally honest to shockingly hilarious, these books get it.<p><i>Note: Responses have been edited for length or clarity.</i><p>For even more suggestions, check out the comments on the original post.

Mental Health

Move Over Amphetamines — Cannabis Shown to Successfully Treat ADHD

When a parent learns their son or daughter is smoking pot, it can be the end of the world for them, especially if they’re teetotalers. First, there …

Cannabis

LinkedIn Reveals 10 Most In-Demand Skills to Get You Employed in 2017

As we all know that most of the time we are in search of a good job. We try our best to get into some good firm or organization to earn a better …

SEO

Internet Privacy 101: VPNs, Encrypted Messaging, and Anonymous Browsing

For no particular reason at all, here are some inexpensive and simple ways that you can beef up the security surrounding your internet presence. …

We Need To Talk About This Destructive Symptom Of Bipolar Disorder

According to Sexual Health Matters, hypersexuality is found among an estimated 25 to 80% of all bipolar patients experiencing mania. That’s not …

Your Free Guide to Choosing Your Best Career

8 Dream Jobs for Adults with ADHD<p>Download this guide for free advice on how to utilize your strengths and minimize your challenges at work — plus get …

Shire unveils powerful spoken word video to raise awareness of some of the issues many adults with ADHD face

<b>Spoken word performer communicates plight of adults with ADHD who remain overlooked and unsupported.</b><p>ZUG, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — To mark ADHD …

Macklemore’s ‘Drug Dealer’ Video Shows The Hellish Reality Of Battling Addiction

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s “Drug Dealer” video is hard to watch, but it’s also a necessary watch. The song, released earlier this month, gives a …

Mental illness isn't something my family takes seriously, but I'm trying to change this

<b>In honor of World Mental Health Day, we’re highlighting stories from voices that deserve to be heard. These voices remind us that we are not alone.</b> …

Let’s get this straight: bipolar is not a useful tool for productivity

At a conference I was told to stop moaning by a man I’d never met. The man in question was standing behind me in the coffee queue; I wasn’t even talking to him and his comment came completely out of the blue. Talking to a small group of colleagues, I was explaining that I went from first day of PhD …

Screw, spend, sleep: My battle with bipolar disorder

When the mania kicks in, I’m ready to conquer the world — on no sleep. Then comes the crash, and I can barely move<p>Tracy Chabala<p>January 18, 2015 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on After Party Chat.<p>Many days I ask myself if I still need to take 40 milligrams of Celexa and 200 milligrams …

Mental Disorders

How to Start a Home-Based Medical Billing Service

There’s a reason your mother said that if you can’t be a doctor, marry one — because there’s lots of money to be made in health care.<p>But if you …

Top 100 Healthcare Blogs

Take a look at the extensive list of our favorite reliable medical blogs. The list includes our picks for the top 100 healthcare blogs as well as …

Why You Should Care about the New Major Changes in Medical Billing

It was only about 10 minutes into the game when I fell on the soccer pitch this summer and tore a ligament in my knee. My subsequent trip to the …

5 Rising Industries Offering Jobs With Flexible Work Options

What is flexible work? Well, it’s a catch-all phrase for employers that allow individuals to telecommute, hold flexible schedules, freelance, work part-time, or work remotely from a location that isn’t a home office.<p>A study conducted by WorldatWork found that 80% of companies surveyed offered some …

Aetna's Exit Puts Obamacare's Future on Even Shakier Ground

Image source: Getty Images.<p><b>Aetna, Inc.</b>(NYSE: AET) announced earlier today that it will significantlyretrench from the Obamacare exchanges in 2017. The decision comes amid mounting losses associated with serving Obamacare patients, and the exit could cause Obamacare's costs to soar, jeopardizing the …

How A Blue Cross Plan Beat Aetna And UnitedHealth In Obamacare

As Aetna and UnitedHealth Group retreat next year from most public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act in the face of losses they say they can’t handle, a model is emerging in Florida that may be the answer to caring for patients and turning a profit.<p>Florida Blue, a Blue Cross and Blue Shield …

Patients Say UnitedHealth Illegally Overcharged For Prescription Drugs

With the high costs of some prescription drugs facing increased scrutiny, some consumers are fighting back against insurance companies who cover a …

Why Is the Internet So Obsessed with ‘Toxic Mold’?

A search for ‘toxic mold’ will result in hundreds of scary warnings and ‘studies,’ but few are based in science—and many are motivated by …

Kids Chores and Raising a Responsible Child

Kids, Chores and Responsibilities: 5 Questions to Help Them Get on Track<p>Does your child ignore your requests to clean his room? Does he seem unable …

The medical tests and treatments you should think twice about

According to NPS MedicineWise, which is co-ordinating the campaign, the drivers of what it calls "inappropriate use" can include marketing and …