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‘Antidepressants saved me from breakdown – so I’m staying on them’

Antidepressants helped Michelle Thomas overcome crippling depression four years ago, and she is not coming off them – here’s why Four years ago, I began taking antidepressants for the first time. It was about 18 months after my first major depressive episode, and I still didn’t feel like myself.  I’d tried counselling (let’s just say it inspired… Read More »

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Costar Just Compared Them to Brangelina

Getty ImagesEric McCandless Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are currently in the midst of some very major love triangle rumors, and their A Star Is Born costars are now feeding into it, comparing them to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. FWIW, Bradley Cooper has been dating model Irina Shayk for three years now, and they… Read More »

Critics call them ‘kickbacks’: Pot producers paying millions in fees to cannabis clinics for patient-customers

Some in the industry call them “referral fees,” others “educational grants.” To at least one bioethicist, they are simply kickbacks. Licensed producers of medical cannabis are paying millions of dollars to cannabis clinics across the country in exchange for patients who register their marijuana prescriptions with the companies, corporate documents and interviews reveal. What just… Read More »

The truth about supplements: do they work and should you take them?

Fish oils, multivitamins and other supplements are a huge industry, but the latest research indicates they are often of little use. Here’s what you need to know Maarten Wouters/Getty By Linda Geddes FOR some people, they are an insurance policy against a less-than-perfect diet. Others take them because they can’t – or won’t – eat… Read More »

Calories Now You See Them Now you Don’t

[unable to retrieve full-text content]People who sell food have found ways to trick you into thinking that their product has fewer calories than there actually are. We call this negative caloric illusion. The theory behind this was carefully postulated by Alexander Chernev a psychologist at Northwestern University.He did a series of experiments involving hamburgers. The… Read More »