(WASHINGTON) -- Jillian Hughes, 33, of Washington, D.C., said she dealt with symptoms of anxiety for more than a decade before getting a diagnosis of and treatment for anxiety disorder in her 20s. Lanee Higgins, of Baltimore, remembers being labeled a "worrier" as a child,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Weeks after a trigger ban criminalizing providing abortions went into effect in Tennessee, doctors told ABC News the ban created fear, confusion, anxiety and stress among patients and providers. Physicians from different parts of the state are pushing back against claims made... Read More.
(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) -- A Kansas teacher is raising awareness about a teaching method that she says is helping students tap into their mental health and learn how to manage their emotions in healthy ways. Andrea Burns, who teaches fourth grade in Kansas City, shared... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Children as young as 8 years old should be screened for anxiety, the country's leading panel of experts on health prevention recommended Tuesday for the first time. The new draft guidance comes amid rising rates of anxiety and depression among kids and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the explosion of coronavirus cases in the U.S., fueled in part by the highly contagious omicron variant, Americans are once again facing a wave of sickness and the anxiety and stress that comes with it. Those who believed that mass vaccination... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the mental health of the nation, according to a new study published in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly journal, MMWR. The CDC said that social isolation, coronavirus-related deaths and stress... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Jennifer Ashton's anxiety attacks started to happen after she had a severe allergic reaction to a food. "I had a couple of episodes where I thought mistakenly that I had eaten that same food that I was allergic to," said Ashton,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sophie Oleniacz, an elementary school English teacher in California, took a leave of absence right before the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020 and went back to work in the fall. With her classes fully remote, she expected a different experience. "It’s... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, one in five kids in the U.S. has experienced anxiety, according to data published this month in JAMA Pediatrics, a medical journal. Now with most kids returning to school in-person this year amid the delta... Read More.
Jenna Dewan is getting candid about her first time experiencing motherhood. The 40-year-old actress, who welcomed daughter, Everly, with ex-husband Channing Tatum in 2013, opened up about the "difficult" time following the birth while on the Dear Gabby podcast. Revealing that she had to... Read More.