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Pain and Depression: Is There a Link?

Is there a link between pain and depression? Can depression cause physical pain? Answer From Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. Pain and depression are closely related. Depression can cause pain—and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle in which pain worsens symptoms of depression, and then the resulting depression worsens feelings […]

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How Does Cannabis Actually Affect Sex?

Cannabis (marijuana) has a bit of a mixed reputation when it comes to sex. You may have heard that it’s a traditional herbal aphrodisiac with nearly mythical libido-boosting powers. Or maybe you heard that it can reduce sperm count or contribute to erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. In reality? It’s probably far more complicated than […]

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Nearly 70,000 Pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips Recalled Due to Possible Metal Contamination

Apparently nothing is sacred when it comes to food recalls, not even delicious, chicken tenders. This week, Tyson Foods Inc. voluntarily recalled three types of frozen chicken strips due to potential foreign matter contamination, specifically pieces of metal. In fact, according to an alert from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service […]

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Why Am I Always Hungry?

Got the munchies … again? If you find yourself constantly snacking or eating big meals and you still don’t feel satiated, there could be an underlying reason, according to experts. Fortunately, there are some easy steps you can take to curb a nonstop appetite and make sure you’re getting enough ― and the right ― […]