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This Gene May Cause Major Depression In Women

Sarah’s note:  This article is interesting in that a gene has been identified and linked to depression — and it’s not just some random gene.  It actually makes sense that this particular gene (the glutamate receptor) could be involved in depression.   234 more words


7 Ways to Keep your Head Above Water

“If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.” – George Burns…

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IC Honors Summer Student Spotlight: Zoe Mendrysa

Meet Zoe, an incoming first-year student from Kingston, NY, a Health Science major with a Pre-Med emphasis.

This summer, Zoe has been traveling and exploring! She works at an ice cream shop and a dermatology office in her hometown. 170 more words

Does research on obesity go better with Coke?

Larry Husten is a medical journalist covering cardiiology

The New York Times reports that Coca-Cola gives financial support to scientists and a new foundation in order to help promote the message that the obesity epidemic is fueled not by too many calories or too much sugar but by not enough physical activity.

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One of climate change's biggest dangers is one the world still isn't talking about

Changes in climate and weather patterns worldwide are converging with social trends, shifting populations, land use change, and increasingly impaired water infrastructure to dramatically make life worse for those across the globe. 1.126 more words

Promising Findings From Prospective Ebola Vaccine

If you’re got even a passing interest in public health (or own a computer/television), it would have been hard to miss the news about the ebola pandemic currently going on in West Africa.  133 more words

Public Health

Hey everyone!

So, I’ve decided to start a health blog, about my journey to becoming a naturopathic doctor or chiropractic doctor, not sure yet :) I am a student at Everglades University getting my bachelor’s in alternative medicine. 60 more words

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