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Deaths from dementia have more than doubled in US, report says

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A report released Thursday shows that the rate of Americans dying from dementia has more than doubled, from 30.5 deaths per 100,000 people in 2000 to 66.7 in 2017.
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A Rise In Depression Among Teens And Young Adults Could Be Linked To Social Media Use

A Rise In Depression Among Teens And Young Adults Could Be Linked To Social Media Use

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A new study shows a rise in depression and stress among young people parallels the growth in smartphone and social media use.
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Mental health problems rise significantly among young Americans

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Over the past decade or so, rates of depression, psychological distress and suicidal thoughts and actions have risen dramatically among people 26 and younger, with some of the highest increases among women and people at higher income levels, according to a new study of a broad swath of young Americans. ...
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Depression, Anxiety, Suicide Increase In Teens And Young Adults, Study Finds

Depression, Anxiety, Suicide Increase In Teens And Young Adults, Study Finds

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A new study found the percentage of teens and young adults with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues has increased sharply over the past decade.
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Depression and Suicide Rates Are Rising Sharply in Young Americans, New Report Says. This May Be One Reason Why

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Since the late 2000s, the mental health of teens and young adults in the U.S. has declined dramatically. That's the broad conclusion of a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology .
Between 2009 and 2017, rates of depression among kids ages 14 to 17 increased by more than 60%, the study found. The increases were nearly as steep among those ages 12 to 13 and 18 to 21 , and rates roughly doubled among those ages 20 to 21. In 2017-the latest year for which federal data are available-more than one in eight Americans ages 12 to 25 experienced a major depressive episode, the...
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

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