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Ketamine For Severe Depression: 'How Do You Not Offer This Drug To People?'

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Can Poetry Keep You Young? Science Is Still Out, But The Heart Says Yes

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Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

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Musi, an African elephant, is one of Fresno Chaffee Zoo's five elephants enrolled in the Elephant Welfare Initiative. Courtesy of the Fresno Chaffee Zoo hide caption

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Fitness Trackers Aim To Improve The Health And Happiness Of Zoo Elephants

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When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

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Emil Girardi, 83, and Shipra Narruhn, 67, chat in Girardi's San Francisco apartment. They were paired through a nonprofit called Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly, which aims to relieve isolation and loneliness. Anna Gorman/KHN hide caption

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Easing Old People's Loneliness Can Help Keep Them Healthy

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Chris Gethard co-stars in Comedy Central's Broad City and in Mike Birbiglia's film Don't Think Twice. His one-man show, Career Suicide, details his experiences with depression. Atisha Paulson/Chris Gethard hide caption

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Manic And Depressed, 'I Didn't Like Who I Was,' Says Comic Chris Gethard

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The study looked at the relationship between women who used hormonal birth control, and antidepressant use, and diagnoses of serious depression. AJPhoto/Science Source hide caption

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