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NHS expert on how to quit antidepressants safely with almost a fifth taking them

Almost a fifth of the population is taking antidepressants, and they are invaluable to people who would struggle to cope without them. But these drugs are not usually meant to be a long-term solution – and coming off them can cause big problems. “It’s not always easy to come off ­antidepressants due to fears of… Read More »

Weight-Loss Surgeries Used Least in U.S. States That Need Them Most

MONDAY, June 14, 2021 — The American South and Midwest are home to the highest obesity rates in the nation, but a new study reveals that severely obese residents of those regions are the least likely to choose lifesaving weight-loss surgery. “Bariatric surgery has been shown to provide long-term weight loss, sustained improvements in cardiovascular… Read More »

March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Know Your Risk Factors, Learn How to Lower Them and Partner with Your Doctor to Prevent the Disease

Carol Wolfenbarger By Carol Wolfenbarger, MSN, RN, FACHE Most people know that a pink ribbon signifies breast cancer awareness, but do you know what the blue ribbon stands for? Colorectal cancer awareness, and since March is officially designated Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a time when we spread the word about how to lower your… Read More »