FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 -- Depression and anxiety is nearly seven times more common among graduate students than in the general population, a new study finds.
Researchers surveyed nearly 2,300 graduate students -- 90 percent who were working on their Ph.D. and 10 percent pursuing a master's. They found that 41 percent had moderate to severe anxiety and 39 percent had moderate to severe depression.
THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 -- America is well aware of its opioid epidemic, but there's a hidden crisis brewing with prescription sedatives such as Xanax and Valium, a new review warns.
Known as benzodiazepines, overdose deaths involving these medications have increased exponentially over the past decade, in lockstep with a steady growth in prescriptions for the drugs, the review authors found.