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RHR: Could Copper-Zinc Imbalance Be Making You Sick?
One of the most common malfunctions of the human body is an excess of copper and deficiency of zinc (copper-zinc imbalance), which can lead to a myriad of issues.
Antidepressants Not as Effective as Research Suggests
A new report shows that findings from clinical studies used to gain FDA approval of antidepressants aren't applicable to most patients with depression.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) More Effective Than Antidepressants
A recent study showed that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is more effective than antidepressants for treating depression.
Research Alert – Antidepressants & Cholesterol
Pregnant moms taking Prozac give birth to 4x as many babies with heart problems; new study shows low cholesterol increases risk of suicide.
Antidepressants Impair Driving Ability
People taking prescription antidepressants appear to drive worse than people who aren't taking such drugs.
The Dark Side of Antidepressants
This week's article in my continuing series on antidepressants will examine the physiological, psychological and social consequences of antidepressant use.
The "Chemical Imbalance" Myth
Contrary to what pharmaceutical advertising and popular belief suggests, there is no scientific evidence supporting the idea that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance.
A Closer Look at Antidepressants
Antidepressants have been shown to be no more effective than placebos. But do they have any place at all in the treatment of depression?
When It Comes to Drug Claims, Skepticism Is Healthy
Drug companies make $285 billion a year selling their products. Can we trust them to provide doctors, researchers and patients with reliable information? Continue reading for the full story.