Category Archives: Depression

Depression Now World’s Most Widespread Illness

“Depression Is Now the World’s Most Widespread Illness” By Laura Entis as published online in Fortune.com, Mar 30, 2017 This article came out earlier this spring and gave some hard numbers on just how pervasive and destructive depression can be. … Continue reading

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Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds

Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds BBC Health online Continuing on the last post’s theme of sleep and things-that-were-obvious-but-now-verified-by-science, I’m posting this article about the effect of inadequate sleep on the immune system. Inadequate sleep can be caused … Continue reading

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How do I deal with seasonal affective disorder?

“How do I … deal with seasonal affective disorder?” By Phil Maynard From TheGuardian.com Given the upcoming end of daylight savings time this Sunday in the United States, I thought this article would be useful and timely. The article mentions … Continue reading

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And the Secret to Happiness Is…

CNN: “And the Secret to Happiness Is…” by Sanjay Gupta, MD 2 min, 0 sec Dr. Gupta makes a number of interesting points in this video. Happiness can help you live a longer and happier life.* Much of our happiness … Continue reading

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CNN: How Your Smart Phone Affects Your Sleep

CNN: “How Your Smart Phone Affects Your Sleep” By Sanjay Gupta, MD 1 min, 31 sec Dr. Gupta explains in this video how using our smart phones before bed can hurt our chances of a good night’s sleep. He says … Continue reading

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