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Study findings indicate that a family-level preventive intervention appears to help improve behavioral health outcomes in military families who are affected by the wartime deployment of a family member.
Being depressed or tired makes people less alert, but not sleepy, a Canadian study found. That means that sleepiness and poor alertness are not the same, and that doctors should not use the terms interchangeably.
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital who analyzed medical records from three healthcare systems in their state have found no evidence to indicate that prenatal exposure to antidepressants increases the risk for autism and related disorders or for ADHD.