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The tantalizing link between obesity and depression (Politico)

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http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/08/09/mental-health-depression-obesity-000488

Posted in Depression, Exercise Guidelines, Healthcare Economics, Obesity

Mental Health in the African American Community (Afro)

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https://www.afro.com/mental-health-african-american-community-talk-taboo/

Posted in Depression, Quality of Care, Race/Racism

Closest Thing to a Wonder Drug? Try Exercise

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/21/upshot/why-you-should-exercise-no-not-to-lose-weight.html?_r=0

Posted in Chronic Pain, Depression, Exercise Guidelines, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Quality of Life

Annual Costs of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Sufferers in the United States Top $210 Billion

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BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new study published this month in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry found that the economic burden of individuals in the United States suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD) rose 21%, from $173.2 billion in 2005 to $210.5 billion … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Healthcare Economics

The Relationship Between Depression and Arthritis

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Both arthritis and depression are common in the United States, with age and obesity trends likely to increase the number of people who suffer from both conditions simultaneously. Studies have repeatedly demonstrated an association between arthritis symptoms and major depression. … Continue reading

Posted in Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Depression