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As seasons change, depression can change too

Seasons Change. Depression Can Too.

The changing and falling of the leaves also mark when approximately 5% of U.S. adults begin experiencing a type of depression specific to the seasons. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is more common in the fall and winter months than in spring and summer. Don’t brush off those “winter blues” and try to tough out on …

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Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder affecting over 20 million people in the world.  There is still a lot we don’t know about why and how this chronic condition develops. However, ongoing clinical research efforts show growing evidence of chemical and structural differences in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia. These new developments may eventually help …

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October is Liver Awareness Month

Liver Awareness Month

October is Liver Awareness Month. We are celebrating by helping our readers understand more about our body’s “workhorse” and the common diseases that can impact it. The liver is not only essential to our overall health but also to sustaining our lives. The Many Hats of the Liver Your liver performs around 500 different functions …

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Diabetes 101: Read more in our blog

Diabetes 101

Diabetes is a disease that affects a little over 34 million people in America. It is a chronic condition that continues to be a growing concern with every passing year. The more we know about this condition, the better we can reduce its impact on our lives. We’re going back to diabetes 101 and covering …

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You can help your loved one with memory loss.

Helping Your Loved One with Memory Loss

A sense of helplessness is a familiar feeling experienced when memory issues become apparent in our loved ones. On the contrary, taking action and helping your loved ones with memory loss is potentially the greatest gift we could ever give them. Snapshot of Warning Signs for Alzheimer’s Experiencing memory issues in our later years is …

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Find out how you can participate in research studies

Calling All Healthy Volunteers!

Whatever you’re passionate about, clinical research is at the heart of change. Research studies aren’t just about medical conditions. Climate change, women’s rights, gun control, and disproportionate effects on minority populations are examples of current research focuses and many others. In a world where much is uncertain, we’re calling on all healthy volunteers to consider …

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Know the truth about Low T

The Truth About Low T

Low testosterone (low T) affects millions of men in the U.S. While sexual dysfunction is the top association for this condition, a testosterone deficiency causes other symptoms. Aside from the physical side of this condition, there are other emotional and relationship impacts. There is a lot of misconceptions and falsehoods surrounding low T that can …

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Learn the signs of pediatric migraines

Recognizing Migraines in Kids and Teens

Headaches and migraines can happen to anyone, at any age, including young children and teens. The intricacies and symptoms of the disorder are different in children than in adults. At the same time, children aren’t always able to communicate their symptoms in detail. As a result, many patients go undiagnosed for years. Given this, parents …

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Men get bunions too

Men Get Bunions Too

Women are often more associated with bunions because of the fancy footwear, despite their comfort. Ill-fitting shoes aren’t the only cause, and bunions can be incredibly painful. Men get bunions too, but the reason may surprise you. Bunion Causes A bunion is a painful bump that forms on the outside of the big toe. It …

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