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Seek Treatment For Postpartum Depression

If, as a new mother, you are depressed or anxious to the point where it is affecting your ability to care for the baby or if you feel you may harm your baby, seek help immediately.

05/27/2014

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Testosterone Therapy Not Without Risks

New research has raised concerns about the risk for heart attacks and strokes in some men who take testosterone.

03/14/2014

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Aging And Pregnancy Effect Metabolism Of Medication

Our bodies change over the years and one of the most important changes that occur has to do with metabolizing drugs.

01/06/2014

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Health: New Warning About Testosterone Therapy

A new warning about a popular treatment that many men say makes them feel like Superman.

11/05/2013

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Fitness Journalist Says People Listening To Old News, Bad Science Before Dieting

Working to stay fit sucks up a lot of people’s time, often with little to show for it, but a fitness journalist says, too often, we’re listening to old news or bad science.

05/12/2013

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Treating A Headache

One of the first things many people do after suffering a headache is reach for a pain reliever in the medicine cabinet, but there are other simple things you can do.

12/10/2012

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Leptin May Hold Key To Weight Problems

Leptin is an important hormone in regulating metabolism. If you have sufficient quantities of leptin you are less likely to be obese. But, if you don’t have enough, you can have problems with weight.

10/17/2012

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Hypothyroidism

We don’t talk about hypothyroidism that much but it is relatively common and very important to know if you have the condition.

09/19/2012

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Local Veterinarian Warns Of Pets Developing Hormone Disorders

Veterinarians around the country are suddenly seeing spayed and neutered pets becoming hormonal, and certain human topical creams appear to be the reason.

11/28/2010

Postpartum Depression

There have been several studies in the past few weeks looking at postpartum depression, which is a far more common problem than most people think.

11/02/2010

Perimenopause Increases Risk of Depression

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Perimenopause is the period of time before menopause. According a study looking at women in this phase of life—usually between the ages of 35 and 47, there can […]

08/20/2010