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Woman sittng at a table with a cup of coffee reading a magazine in front of a SAD light box. (Photo: Getty Images)

So SAD

Easy Treatments Can Help Lift Winter Blues For many people, the winter months bring a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is characterized by symptoms such as daily feelings of sadness or depression, lack of energy, problems with sleeping, moodiness,
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A new study found that even mild sleep issues could cause high blood pressure in women. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Your Zzzzzs

Lack of Sleep Can Raise Blood Pressure, Cause Other Problems in Adults and Kids It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having
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Chronic sleep deprivation can cause weight gain or depression. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bed Time

Why Some Adapt to Time Changes Easier Whether you barely noticed the time change or are still feeling the effects of the end of Daylight Saving Time, you probably have your genes to blame. Dr. Sheila Asghar, a pediatric neurologist at Penn State Children’s Hospital who is trained
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