'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies

SATURDAY, Nov. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The wide variety and complexity of foods served at holiday gatherings can pose a threat for people with food allergies, an expert warns.

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men

FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being the boss at work seems to raise the odds for symptoms of depression among women, but not men, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office

(HealthDay News) -- Your work environment may be stressful enough without adding your frustration to the mix.

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013

THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five American adults -- 43.8 million people -- had a diagnosable mental illness in 2013, federal officials reported Thursday.

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A bad marriage increases an older adult's risk of heart trouble, and that's particularly true for women, a new study contends.

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising at home can reduce feelings of hopelessness in people with coronary heart disease, but in-hospital workouts don't provide the same benefit, according to a new study.

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death

TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Police face a higher risk of sudden cardiac death when they're restraining or chasing suspects or engaging in altercations, compared to routine duties, according to new research.

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show

TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Alcoholism damages white matter throughout the brain and this damage can be detected with brain scans, researchers report.

Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery

TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A lottery could be an effective means of getting people engaged in potentially lifesaving colon cancer screening, a new study suggests.

Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price

MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Otherwise healthy people on the verge of burning out are more likely to develop heart disease, according to new research.