Antidepressant Withdrawal: Is There Such a Thing?

If you stop taking antidepressants, could you experience antidepressant withdrawal? Do withdrawal symptoms mean you were addicted to the drug? Answer From Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. Antidepressant withdrawal is possible if you abruptly stop taking an antidepressant, particularly if you've been taking it longer than six weeks. Symptoms of antidepressant withdrawal are sometimes called antidepressant […]

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People Who Attend Worship Services Regularly Are Happier Than Others, Study Suggests

People who are active members of a religious community are more likely than those who don’t have those strong religious ties to describe themselves as “very happy,” a new Pew Research Center study has found. After analyzing data from over 20 countries, Pew researchers concluded that people who regularly participate in religious congregations tend to […]

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Makes Bonkers Claim: You Don’t Need Healthcare, Just Jesus

“Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson resurfaced on Fox Business on Tuesday to slam calls for universal healthcare. Instead of medicine, he said, people just need more Jesus: Good news from the right– you don't even need healthcare because you get eternal healthcare from God in the afterlife and it's free. — Brian Tyler Cohen […]

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Trump Turns To Absurd Abortion Imagery In State Of The Union Speech

President Donald Trump railed against recent abortion legislation during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, using graphic imagery to mischaracterize scenarios in which the procedure would be performed. Comments and legislation made in support of advancing reproductive rights in recent weeks have been “chilling displays,” he said.  “Lawmakers in New York cheered […]