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Reports of peak anxiety during the holiday season

Reports of peak anxiety during the holiday season

WACO, Texas — One in four people struggle with their mental health every year in America. The number increases dramatically during the holidays, with 60% of people reporting feeling more stress, anxiety and depression. Author and mental health advocate Stan Popovich has struggled with mental health issues for more than two decades. “At first it …

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Annual event in southern Utah highlights suicide prevention and sparks hope during the holiday season

Annual event in southern Utah highlights suicide prevention and sparks hope during the holiday season

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Sponsors an International Suicide Survivors Day, November 2022 | File image, St. George News ST. GEORGE-On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention sponsors an International Suicide Survivors Day for people across the country. Teresa Willie, prevention specialist for Washington County, helped organize this event for …

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OUWB medical students bring healthy dose of holiday cheer to local hospital

OUWB medical students bring healthy dose of holiday cheer to local hospital

Sixteen medical students representing all current OUWB classes took the time on Friday to spread some holiday cheer in the form of Christmas carols at Corewell Health William Beaumont University Hospital in Royal Oak. The event was led by student organization OUWB DocApella and Spinal Chords, as well as the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Interest …

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Here comes the holidays: tips for dealing with holiday stress

Here comes the holidays: tips for dealing with holiday stress

November 30, 2022 David Bond, Director of Behavioral Health at Blue Shield of California The holiday season is fast approaching, causing many people to experience heightened levels of stress, anxiety, sadness and loneliness. According to a survey by the American Psychological Association, 38% of people said their stress increased during the holiday season, and a …

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Get rid of holiday weight gain with these exercises, according to an expert

Get rid of holiday weight gain with these exercises, according to an expert

“I love the holidays, all the treats and the extra weight that comes with it,” no one ever said! But that doesn’t change the fact that it all goes pretty smoothly. So relax and have a great holiday, because we’re prepared with the best exercises to get rid of holiday weight gain fast, according to …

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We're in for an infection-filled holiday season: Will leaders step in?

We’re in for an infection-filled holiday season: Will leaders step in?

By all accounts, the risk of another winter wave of COVID-19 in the United States is high. And this time, the coronavirus lies in wait alongside two pals – influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). In some areas, hospitals are already overwhelmed. The severity of this “triple epidemic” is unclear. But what is abundantly clear …

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