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Women Face Higher Depression Rates

Depressed Woman

Although there is a better understanding of depression in this day and age, things are being discovered about depression every year. For example, a new study revealed that depression rates are much higher amongst women than they are among men. Depression Rates Among Americans According to the National Center for Health Statistics, American depression rates…

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Alcohol

Alcohol Awareness

Problems with alcohol are not uncommon. It’s extremely unfortunate because problems with alcohol can be extremely devastating, leading to serious relationship problems, health problems, and legal difficulties. Because of this, April is Alcohol Awareness Month. April is dedicated to helping spread awareness about prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery of alcohol-related issues. Facts About Alcohol As…

How Your First Flu Shapes Your Immune Response

Getting the flu

People tend to react to different strains of the flu in different ways. It’s why some people may be hospitalized while others get over the same strain within a week or so. The reason behind this goes back to the very first strain of flu to which a person is exposed. The first flu virus…

This Season’s Knock Down Drag out Flu: Worst in 10 Years

flu season

Every year, doctors recommend that their patients get a flu shot — and for good reason: there are different strains of flu that become prominent each year and that require different immunizations. This means that depending on the strains that are out there, some flu seasons are worse than others. That’s definitely the case this…

Poliovirus Destroys Cancer Cells

Poliovirus

Cancer continues to be a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. Although treatment of cancer has improved as well as methods for prevention, there is still no cure. However, scientists continue to make advancements in finding a potential cure, as evidenced by the discovery that the poliovirus may kill cancer cells. How the Poliovirus…