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Cashews to Beat the Blues

Maybe the pharmacy doesn't have to be the first place you stop when you're feeling down-in-the-dumps. A big helping of cashews may be just the ticket when you've got a mild case of the blues. What …

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, I’ve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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How Antidepressants Taking Away My Orgasms Affected My Marriage

It was a sexless 7 years. I'd been married to my husband, Cody, for about five years when I felt THE CHANGE. In theory, five years of consistent sex with the same guy should mean you both pretty mu…

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Prozac for Pets Grows in Popularity, How Sad is That?

When my dog, Sanchez, was recovering from a slipped disc in his neck, for a short time he was on some of the same medication that my mother takes for her back pain -- gabapentin and tramadol. Fortunat…

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What’s in a Fast Food Burger?

Last week, McDonald's announced that they would stop using ammonia-treated trimmings in their hamburgers. Dubbed "pink slime" by a USDA microbiologist, ammoniated beef is one of many surprises found i…

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Prozac Alters Shrimp Behavior

Dr. Alex Ford from the University of Portsmouth's Institute of Marine Sciences conducted research into the effect of the antidepressant ingredient fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem) on shrimp. He found that…

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PMS & PMDD: Minimizing Symptoms

Dr. Lissa Rankin's medical blog is based on her upcoming book What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, which you can preorder here. I'm a s…

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