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Approximately 12 million women in the United States experience clinical depression each year. And during the holidays, when everyone is supposed to be happy and joyful, many suffer in silence. Meghan Kennedy, a psychologist with Edward-Elmhurst Health tells uh-PARENT-ly cohosts Tracy Weiner and Anne Johnsos it’s important to prioritize. Are holiday cards absolutely necessary? Do you need to “win” the white elephant? Maybe your time is better spent focusing on what’s really important.

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