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Infographic: Mental Health and Medications in the United States

on May 29, 2019

Nearly 20% of people in the United States have a mental health illness—and for about 4% of them, that illness is severe enough that it seriously interferes with their ability to work, sleep, or otherwise take care of their health, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

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New Research on ADHD Suggests Clearer Genetic Link

on September 08, 2017

The practice of medicine is amazing, insightful and powerful—when it’s accurate. When it relies on falsehoods or incorrect interpretations, it leads patients and their families down rabbit holes. For example, years ago, one false medical "theory," now debunked, suggested that so-called “refrigerator moms” who were distant or lacked warmth caused their children to develop autism or schizophrenia. We now know this to be patently untrue.

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Personalized Medicine 101

on April 22, 2016

“Personalized medicine,” sometimes called precision medicine, is a relatively new model in the medical world that is opening up new possibilities for how doctors treat a variety of conditions. For many patients, personalized medicine may have a significant impact on their recovery and how they respond to treatment.

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