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Comics as Medicine

Drawing can help us express and process our emotions. It's also a popular way to share personal stories of illness, and to learn about health.

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Be Gentle on Yourself

Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I think now is a good time to revisit one of my favorite subjects: being good to yourself.

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Be Aware of Fake Health News

News travels fast on social media, and sometimes it can be false and dangerous. Stop the spread of bad health information with these quick tips.

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Feeling More than the Winter Blues

December marks the shortest days of the year for sunlight, which can negatively affect your mood and mental health. The rest of winter doesn't offer much more sunlight than December does. Learn the signs, symptoms and treatments for depression that has a seasonal pattern, also referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD.

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Do I Have Prediabetes?

More than 1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes, but only 10% know it. Use this quick screening tool to assess your risk.

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