Depression

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Officer Charged In Road Rage Incidents Released On House Arrest

A suspended Allegheny County police officer, charged in several road rage incidents, is now out of jail but he’s not exactly a free man.

06/13/2013

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Pens To Welcome Special Guest For Game Against Flyers

When the Penguins host the Philadelphia Flyers at Consol Energy Center on Sunday night, they’ll have a special guest in attendance.

03/21/2013

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Medical Frontiers: January 7, 2013

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Dr. Gerald Pifer talks to two West Penn Allegheny Health System psychologists about psychiatric illness. Dr. Mike Fanzen and Glen Getz address the short and long term effects of concussions, […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/07/2013

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Can A Mother’s Depression Affect Her Child’s Height?

Following a representative sample of more than 10,000 children across the U.S. born in 2001, researchers looked at mothers who reported symptoms of depression at nine months and the height and weight of the kids at ages 4 and 5.

09/13/2012

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Mood, Obesity Factors In Daytime Tiredness

Is your sleepiness because you’re not getting sleep? Recent studies say not necessarily. Mood and obesity may be bigger reasons.

06/13/2012

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Neurosurgeon Explains Impact Of Repeated Concussions

Most recently we’ve learned about the serious neurological damage associated with repeated concussions – dementia, depression, Alzheimer’s, memory loss and death – some by their own hand.

05/03/2012

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Doctor, Social Worker Talk About Depression

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with his guests, Dr. Charles “Chip” Reynolds and social worker Michael Lockovich, about complicated grief and the new studies being performed at the University of Pittsburgh in regards to depression, particularly in senior citizens.

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Coping With Grief On Valentine’s Day

It’s a pretty safe bet that Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday of couples in love, almost in love, and those happily married. But for those grieving the death of a spouse, fiancé, lover or partner, coping with Cupid’s 24-hour visit can be emotionally taxing.

02/08/2012

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Future Directed Therapy Helping Depression Patients

An estimated one in 10 Americans suffers with depression. For some, medication and talk therapy help, but a doctor has found a simple technique that also seems to work.

10/12/2011

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Consumer Reports Rates Alternative Therapies

Millions of Americans every year try alternative therapies to avoid going under the knife. Some include acupuncture and chiropractic treatments, but how helpful are these and other alternative treatments?

07/21/2011

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Does Summer Make You Depressed?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to a local psychiatrist about Summer SAD.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/28/2011

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Study: Good Night’s Sleep Can Help With Weight Loss

If you’ve tried to get your weight under control, but it’s just not working, try paying more attention to sleep and stress. A study in the “International Journal of Obesity” says these can be predictors of weight loss.

03/29/2011

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Coping With Grief On Valentine’s Day

It’s a pretty safe bet that Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday of couples in love, almost in love, and those happily married. But for those grieving the death of a spouse, fiancé, lover or […]

02/12/2011

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Coping With Grief & The Holidays

Grieving the death of a loved one is not easy, but it can be more difficult during holiday festivities. The pain, sadness and loneliness that often follow the loss of a friend, family member or […]

11/24/2010

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