Health Officials Alarmed as Influenza Deaths of Children Rises

Health Officials Alarmed as Influenza Deaths of Children Rises

The 2018-2019 flu season is in full force and the deaths of unvaccinated children are rising. Alarmed health officials are reminding parents and guardians to vaccinate their children. It is not too late. “Flu illness is more dangerous than the common cold for children,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates […]

2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders at 9 and Counting

2020 Democratic Presidential Contenders at 9 and Counting

It is only February 2019 and the Democratic party already has nine contenders for the 2020 presidential nomination. There are an additional 13 on the list; one all but certain, three likely, and nine who might run, according to The New York Times. Those who have announced they are definitely running are Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, John […]

Alternatives to Antidepressants for Mild Depression

Alternatives to Antidepressants for Mild Depression

Medication is not necessarily the best treatment for everyone with mild depression. The typical procedure is a daily regimen of antidepressants, aka selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Why take pills when there are alternatives? Understanding the difference between mild and major depressive disorder (MMD) as well as sadness is essential before deciding on what treatment is needed. Also […]