The Healthy Dose

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caregivers

Older couple walking down a sidewalk
Tags: Alzheimer’s, dementia, brain science, psychiatry, caregivers
Research shows that more than 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). One in three elderly patients dies with Alzheimer’s or dementia, making it the sixth leading fatality in the United... (read more)
Female meditating
Tags: meditation, Cancer, depression, caregivers, mental calmness, prostate cancer, Breast cancer, mind-body health
A cancer survivor responds to stress in various detrimental ways, including psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression, as well as physical issues, such as high blood pressure, increased heart rate and elevated blood... (read more)
Tags: Breast cancer, depression, stress, Latinas, underserved population, caregivers, telephone
Caring for a loved one with a cancer diagnosis can influence every aspect of a family's quality of life. It also can lead to depression, the most common mental health disorder in the world, according to the Centers for... (read more)
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