Health Rewind: Chiara de Blasio Talks Coping With Depression and Addiction

Plus, bullied teens more likely to bring guns to school.

NYC Mayor?s Daughter Talks About Her Drug Dependency - In an essay for xoJane, Chiara de Blasio, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio?s daughter, shares her experience overcoming drug addiction and mental health issues.The 19-year old college student admits that some of her depression coping skills include taking it one day at a time, allowing herself to cry and meditation. ?(@kelleent) Kellee Terrell

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NYC Mayor’s Daughter Talks About Her Drug Dependency - In an essay for xoJane, Chiara de Blasio, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter, shares her experience overcoming drug addiction and mental health issues.The 19-year old college student admits that some of her depression coping skills include taking it one day at a time, allowing herself to cry and meditation. —(@kelleent) Kellee Terrell

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What Are Some Ways to Recognize the Physical Signs of Bullying? - You can recognize if bullying is taking place if the victim:? Comes home with damaged or missing clothing or other belongings? Reports losing items, such as books, electronics, clothing or jewelry? Has unexplained injuries? Complains frequently of headaches, stomachaches or feeling sick? Has trouble sleeping or has frequent bad dreams? Has changes in eating habits? Hurt themselves? Are very hungry after school from not eating their lunch? Runs away from home? Loses interest in visiting or talking with friends? Is afraid of going to school or other activities with peers (Photo: John Lund/Drew Kelly/Getty Images)

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 Bullied Students More Likely to Bring Weapons to School - More than 200,000 bullied high school students are bringing weapons into their schools every year, says new CDC data. Researchers found that these kids are 31 times more likely to sneak in guns, knives, clubs, etc. Among children bullied the worst in the past month, 63 percent of them carried a gun to school, writes NBCNews.Com.  (Photo: GettyImages)

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Black Children With Autism Lag Behind in Talking and Walking - African-American children with autism are more likely to lose their ability to talk and walk compared to white children, a new study found. Developmental regression happens when kids are making great strides, then, out of nowhere, they lose their abilities all together. Children of color are three times more likely to have this happen to them, says Health Day. (Photo: GettyImages)

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Study: Diabetes Way Up in Children - Type 1 and 2 diabetes have skyrocketed among kids, says researchers from the Boston Children's Hospital. Between the years 2006-2009 type-1 diabetes has increased a whopping 21 percent and type 2 up 30 percent, USA Today reported. Obesity, poor eating and lack of exercise are to blame for these type-2 numbers. (Photo: GettyImages)

What Is Low Birth Weight? - Low birth weight is a potentially serious condition when a baby is born smaller than 5 pounds and 8 oz. Most times (7 out of 10) this happens when a baby is born before 37 weeks. The earlier a baby is born, the smaller they most likely will be. Sometimes babies, regardless of when they are born, just don?t grow normally in the womb.  (Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

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African-American Newborns More Likely to Visit the ER - A recent study found that 14.4 percent of Black newborns are more likely to visit the ER compared to 7.7 percent of Latino babies and 6.7 percent of white babies. Researchers believe that doctors must give proper counseling to new parents and provide quality care and not miss any potential issues during the baby’s first checkup. (Photo: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

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How Racism Messes With Black Youth’s Mental Health - The stress from racism is “toxic” to the mental health of Black youth, says a new study. Researchers found that experiencing racism increased levels of depression, anxiety and social phobias in kids of color. Another interesting finding: Afro-Caribbean teens were more mentally and emotionally affected by racism than African-American teens.(Photo: SW Productions/Getty Images)

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Why African-American Kids Need More Calcium - Milk isn’t just good for our bones, but can help reduce Black children’s risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, researchers from the Children's National Medical Center say. New data presented at a conference in San Diego found that the more calcium Black children got the least likely they were going to be obese and develop diabetes down the road. Got milk?(Photo: Nenov/GettyImages)

MERS Patient Improving Says CDC - The man diagnosed with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is reportedly doing ?better,? according to the CDC and the Indiana Health Department officials. The health care worker contracted the disease when working in Saudi Arabia. MERS is a highly infectious disease that can be nonthreatening in some and cause death in others, USA Today writes. (Photo: AP Photo/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases via The Canadian Press, File)

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MERS Patient Improving Says CDC - The man diagnosed with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is reportedly doing “better,” according to the CDC and the Indiana Health Department officials. The health care worker contracted the disease when working in Saudi Arabia. MERS is a highly infectious disease that can be nonthreatening in some and cause death in others, USA Today writes. (Photo: AP Photo/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases via The Canadian Press, File)

E-Cigarettes May Not be the Gateway to Smoking After All - Contrary to some popular belief, those who smoke electronic cigarettes may not graduate to actual cigs. Researchers from the University of Oklahoma found that of the teens they surveyed, while 43 people (3.3 percent) said their first taste of nicotine was an E-cigarette, only one person (3.3 percent) started smoking actual tobacco, Reason.Com reported.(Photo: Mark Elias/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Teens Think E-Cigs Are Safer Than Traditional Ones - A recent survey found that 80 percent of teens believe that electronic cigarettes are safer than traditional ones. This survey also found that young parents and non-traditional smokers were more likely to smoke e-cigarettes regularly. Also, only 7 percent of young people were smoking vapor to help quit regular cigs, writes Health Day. (Photo: Mark Elias/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Diagnosing ALS - ALS isn?t easy to diagnose. There are series of tests that doctors can perform that include: x-rays, spinal taps, neurological exams, muscle and nerve biopsy, blood and urine tests and an MRI to name a few. If you are showing signs of ALS, talk to a doctor immediately. (Photo: Nicole Hill/Getty Images)

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100,000 Deaths Each Year Are Preventable - A new CDC study found that in some states almost 40 percent of premature deaths — under the age of 80 — were preventable. Residents in Mississippi and the Stroke Belt (the Southeast) were more likely to die early, while places like Idaho, Connecticut and Maryland were the places that people lived longer, NBC.com says.  (Photo: Nicole Hill/Getty Images)