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During and After: When can postpartum depression set in for a mother?

The term postpartum depression implies that it sets in after childbirth, but our experts inform us that this is not always the case.

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What does PPD look like?

Postpartum depression in moms is more common than we think and yet, it's widely viewed as a misunderstood enigma. What does PPD in mothers look like?

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Breastfeeding and PPD

Breastfeeding does not answer all questions when it comes to PPD. Our experts address rumored contributions to PPD in mother-baby activity.

The Wellness Corner

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Socializing Boosts Quality of Life for Seniors

In addition to the perils of inactivity, studies have shown a strong link between the lack of social interaction and declines in mental and physical well-being in senior citizens. Regular activity and socializing can help prevent this decline.

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Salute to Moms: In the Passenger Seat on a Long Road to Recovery

“We always hugged her— sometimes that was all we could do.” Candy talks about the struggle and heartache of watching her daughter, now drug free and a mom herself, struggle with a heroin addiction as a young adult.

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Throwing ‘til it Hurts

Jacob Roy stood on the pitcher’s mound and heard a little pop after he hurled a ball to his catcher. That, he later found out, was the end of his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL).

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ER vs. 911. Visit or Call?

Some people have never been to the Emergency Department (ED) and some go every time something happens to them or their loved ones. The truth is, it can be hard to know what to do in a frightening situation.

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