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Bipolar Disorder: Fast Facts

What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental disorder characterized by drastic and intense shifts in energy, mood and activity level. Individuals can be...

Anxiety Medications Fast Facts

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress, but for some people, it can become overwhelming and debilitating. People with types of anxiety disorder feel apprehensive and uneasy, and it’s...

Breast Cancer Overview

Breast cancer occurs when malignant tumors develop in the breast, often in the lobules (the milk-producing glands) or in the ducts (the passages that drain milk from the lobules...

Alzheimer’s Disease: Fast Facts

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder characterized by a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. It’s not the same condition as dementia; in fact, it’s one form...

Yoga Fast Facts

Nearly 16 million Americans are currently practicing some form of yoga. Yoga continues to rise in popularity because it’s a low-impact activity that improves overall physical fitness, strength and...

Malaria: Fast Facts

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience fever, chills and flu-like illness. Left untreated, those who contract malaria may develop severe complications and...

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