Do Certain Medications Increase Dementia Risk?

There’s mounting evidence supporting a connection between certain medications (anticholinergics and benzodiazepines) and dementia. An expert discusses the latest research and what to do if you have concerns about your dementia risk and medications.

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Does Mental Illness Run in Families?

If your sister and aunt both have a mental illness, will you have one, too? While having a family member with a mental health disorder puts you at higher risk for one, it doesn’t guarantee you (or your child) will develop one or have something as severe. Read on to get the facts.

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How to Make New Friends as an Adult

One minute you’re on the playground and everyone around you is a potential friend. The next thing you know, socializing and making friends is at the bottom of your to-do list. But where and how do you actually make new friends as an adult?

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