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Heart Attacks and Depression are Connected

3 Mar 2020

A little-known fact in the field of cardiology is that the depression rate among patients after a heart attack is quite high. Rates of major depressive disorder have varied between 15% and 25% in...

Cell phones, Teens and Mental Health

18 Oct 2019

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

How Do Veterinarians Die?

7 Aug 2018

I wouldn’t blame you for thinking something along the lines of “just like everyone else,” but I’m here to tell you otherwise....

You Think What You Eat?

1 Nov 2017

When we think of the human mind we tend to picture the wrinkly pink organ which resides in our skull: it’s intricate cavities responsible for bringing about all the amazing things that we can think...

Why Do We Yawn When We Exercise?

17 Aug 2017

Am I the only one who tries to ‘swallow my head’ as my Nana used to say while exercising? For a while, I thought so! But a Google search told me I'm not alone. Many people suffer from constant...

The History of Hysteria

31 Jul 2017

Today, when we say someone is hysterical, we mean that they are frenzied, frantic, or out of control. Until 1980, however, hysteria was a formally studied psychological disorder that could be found...

7 Up: Originally an Antidepressant

17 Jun 2017

When 7 Up was originally placed on the market (In 1929), it was named Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda- a much less catchy, though more descriptive name. The ‘lithiated’ in the name came from...

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