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Getting Zika Straight

March 30, 2016

A survey has revealed that a concerning number of Americans don’t know the fundamental basics about the Zika virus—spring is warming the ground, and mosquitoes are becoming awake and active up and across the US. So read up about the fundamentals of Zika virus. Then share this article with a friend. How do you get […]

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Last week a news story broke on how antidepressants may increase the risk of a brain bleed by 50%—it’s still a very small risk, but if you have a family history, concurrent medical condition, or other blood thinning medication, it’s nothing to sneeze at. This week, antidepressants’ (SSRIs’) safety has been downgraded for pregnant women, […]

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You may already have been told that cat feces can contain parasites, and that pregnant women should not change cat litter–but did you know that about 25% of the US population has the infection anyway, and it’s not regularly screened? Two parasitic strains of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite commonly contracted by cats and then transmitted […]

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