'She's A Gem': Munhall Teenager Graduates As Valedictorian After Overcoming Loss, Suffering From DepressionAs Passport Academy Charter School celebrates its graduating class, it’s especially momentous for valedictorian Alexis McElroy.
Light Therapy Box Can Treat Seasonal Affective DisorderPittsburgh can look so dreary sometimes.
Studies Show Doctors Are Diagnosing More Millennials With DepressionStudies show that doctors are diagnosing more Millenials with depression.
Study: 'Phubbing' Your Children Could Put Them Risk For DepressionParents who prefer to be on their smartphones instead of paying attention to their children may be putting them at increased risk of depression, according to a new study.
Healthy Diet Improves Depression In Young Adults, Study SaysNot only did eating a healthy diet for three weeks improve depressive symptoms in college-aged young adults, but those who continued the diet for three months kept their improved outlook on life, according to a small randomized trial on diet and depression.
Study: Social Media May Harm Teens' Mental HealthSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls.
'Like A Veil Lifted Up In Front Of Me': Patients Struggling With Depression Find Relief In Magnetic Stimulation TreatmentFor many people who struggle with depression, medication just doesn't work, but a treatment now offered in Pittsburgh is helping people improve.
New Medication Showing Promise For New Moms Suffering From Postpartum DepressionA new medication, which is given using an IV, is showing promising results for new moms suffering from postpartum depression.
Study: More Than One-Third Of U.S. Adults Use Prescription Drugs With Depression, Suicide As Potential Side EffectsA new study suggests more than a third of American adults take prescription medications that have depression listed as a potential side effect.
More Than 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
Children's Hospital Event Puts Focus On Teen Depression, SuicideChildren's Hospital hosted an event Saturday to discuss teen health and wellness, including concerns about depression and suicide.
Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study FindsBlue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Research Suggests Changing Diet Can Be Used To Treat DepressionWe all know the importance of eating right, but now there's scientific proof that diet can be just as good as medication when it comes to treating moderate to severe depression.
UPMC Looking For Participants For Depression, Dementia StudyBecause depression can foreshadow dementia, researchers at UPMC are looking for 300 participants willing to make a two-year commitment to a study on brain structure and function along with blood tests and physical and mental challenges
Expert Links Spike In Teen Anxiety, Depression To Smartphone, Social Media DependencyTeenage angst never been more apparent than in this generation and it could be linked with the rise in popularity of the smartphone.