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ICYMI: China is Facing an Outbreak of H7N9
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ICYMI: China is Facing an Outbreak of H7N9

H7N9 is an Avian Flu that has been spreading throughout China to a large degree. This is not to be confused with the flu in Tennessee, USA which is H7N9 HPAI. This is different, though still a form of a bird flu. This outbreak in China of H7N9, however, is the […]

Women Have Been Displaying Symptoms of PTSD After Miscarriages
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Women Have Been Displaying Symptoms of PTSD After Miscarriages

In early November, many news outlets started to talk about how PTSD (or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) effects women who have suffered through miscarriages.  According to the Daily Mail, at the Imperial College in London found that 45% of women who had suffered miscarriages displayed symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress […]

Lupus Harms More African Women than We Thought
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Lupus Harms More African Women than We Thought

The autoimmune disease, Lupus, has garnered more attention in the news as of late.  Part of this is because African Women have become more aware of the affect Lupus has on their population.  The initial thought was that Lupus, and other autoimmune diseases, were uncommon, even rare, in African countries.  […]

Medical Students Have High Rates of Depression
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Medical Students Have High Rates of Depression

In early December 2016, report after report about medical students suffering depression came to light.  TIME magazine covered it on their website, as well as Psychiatry Advisor, and many other places.  Mental illness as a whole has become a very hot topic as of late, as well as trying to […]

Is White Wine Bad for Your Physical Health?
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Is White Wine Bad for Your Physical Health?

Wine is a bit of an anomaly when it comes to health standards.  Drinking wine (in moderation, mind you) has been shown to help you gain above-average health. That being said, alcohol in general could prove to be bad for you (especially if you’re a heavy drinker) with gained risk […]

ICYMI: Cancer Deaths in Women to Rise in Coming Years
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ICYMI: Cancer Deaths in Women to Rise in Coming Years

2030 is only fourteen years away now, and it looks like we could be seeing more deaths related to cancer in the coming years.    On the 1st of November, the Guardian published an article citing two reports on the subject.  A lot of the increase comes from preventable cancers, […]

Does Caffeine Help or Hinder PMS Symptoms?
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Does Caffeine Help or Hinder PMS Symptoms?

You’re feeling tired, weak, and unready to move forward in your day.  You pop a painkiller and you hope that helps, but you take it with a bottle of Coca-Cola, hoping that the caffeine will help take the edge off.  It makes you feel more active, anyway.  Surely it will […]