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March 12, 2014

 

In 2008, antidepressants were the third most commonly prescribed medicine in the U.S.

How Does Prozac Work Anyway?

No doubt, you've heard of the anti-depressant Prozac. But do you know how it works? That's okay. Science is still trying to figure it out too.

November 25, 2010

 

Myth: Turkey Makes You Sleepy On Thanksgiving

Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!

November 16, 2009

 

Food And Mood

Why do some doctors give antidepressants, but not diet pills, to overweight patients?

January 22, 2007

 

High on Dopamine

Come on, get happy! How does your brain produce those feelings of excitement?

January 20, 2006

 

The Creature with the Extra Brain in Its Gut

It would probably make a pretty cheesy horror movie, but the thing is, it's true. In fact, that creature with the extra brain is you.

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