Depression is a serious but treatable medical condition that affects how a person feels, thinks, and acts. Though typically characterized by feelings of sadness, depression symptoms may appear as irritability or apathy. Tasks that seemed to be easy before may take longer because of lack of concentration. Sometimes other illnesses or medications can cause or mimic symptoms of depression, so it’s important to have a complete physical examination.
Acclaimed actress and producer Viola Davis is a true triple threat as a performer. Her work has won her the rare triple crown of acting—an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award—and she’s even won a Tony twice. Recently diagnosed with prediabetes, Davis has taken on a new role as an advocate for diabetes education and […]
You could have prediabetes and not even know it. More than one in three adult Americans—approximately 88 million—have the condition, but 90% don’t realize it. Recent research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also reports that nearly one in four young adults (ages 19 to 34) and half of people over the age of 65 are […]
Quick Facts Effectiveness in Preventing Pregnancy Out of 100 women each year whose partner has had a vasectomy, less than one may become pregnant. What is male sterilization or vasectomy? Male sterilization, or vasectomy, is a procedure performed on a man that will permanently keep him from being able to get a woman pregnant. This […]