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Antidepressants and Alzheimer's Disease: An Increased Risk of Head Injury in Patients

Antidepressants and Alzheimer’s Disease: An Increased Risk of Head Injury in Patients

The effects of Alzheimer’s are usually discussed in terms of internal damage to the brain and its functions. From memory loss to lack of mobility, this disease is known to impair cognitive function. There is a long list of medications used to treat this disease and they can also add unwanted or unexpected consequences. Unfortunately, …

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The Link Between Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer

The Link Between Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer

Many women use oral contraceptives to prevent pregnancy. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 15.9% of women between the ages of 15 and 44 are currently using the birth control pill. Oral contraceptives come in a few different forms. There is, of course, the pill, the patch, and an injection, Depo-Provera. These methods …

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