U.S. Suicide Numbers Hit New Record High in 2022

[ad_1] By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — U.S. suicide numbers reached a grim new high in 2022. The increase was most acute among women over the age of 24, according to provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, almost 49,500 people lost their … Read more

Holiday Travel Sends Stress Levels Sky High: Here’s Tips to Cope

[ad_1] By Carole Tanzer Miller HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) —Traffic, crowds and unforeseen delays and disruptions can turn holiday travel from celebratory to chaos in a flash — especially if you’re prone to anxiety. Being aware of your triggers can help you be ready for any glitches that arise. “Triggers … Read more

‘Tis the Season to Be Stressed, New Poll Finds

[ad_1] By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The song says ‘tis the season to be jolly, but many Americans find it to be more the season of stress and worry, a new survey reports. The strain of inflation and world affairs this year are adding to the other … Read more

Scientists May Have Solved Mystery of How Shock Therapy Works

[ad_1] By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — It’s been around for a century, and electroconvulsive therapy — formerly known as electroshock therapy — has helped countless people with psychiatric conditions feel better. But even the physicians who’ve used it have had little clue as to how it works. … Read more