Cannabis and Depression: Treatment or Danger?

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    With many states changing laws about marijuana use, from allowing medical marijuana for certain conditions to legalizing its use recreationally, many questions are arising about the safety and uses of marijuana. What is cannabis and how is it used? Cannabis sativa and cannabis indica are plants in the nettle family that have grown […]

Depression and Lyme Disease: It’s Not All in Your Head

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  It is estimated that from 240,000 to 440,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. Lyme disease is transmitted by the bite of a tick that is infected with the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, and is generally treated with a short course of antibiotics. However, as Lyme disease becomes more of an epidemic in […]

Depression and Social Networking

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  Social media is pervasive in our society. Just about everyone is familiar with social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. They have become part of our society to such a degree that most of us have an online personality as well as a private personality. We spend hours of time watching […]