Prescription pills used to fight depression are shown in this Aug. 4, 2011 photo. (Photo by Steve Snodgrass via Flikr)

Study Finds Depression Is A Leading Risk For Higher Health Spending

Depression was the most costly among 10 common risk factors linked to higher health spending for employees, according to a new study of seven companies. The study published in Health Affairs found that the 10 factors — which also included obesity, high blood sugar and high blood pressure — were associated with nearly a quarter of the […]