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Weekly Roundup for MARCH 29, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Most women with depression experience considerable difficulty in making decisions about whether or not to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These decisions are very complex, and women must consider their own illness history and personal preferences in the context of available data regarding the reproductive safety of antidepressants.   Simone Vigod and colleagues present preliminary data… Read More »

Americans Skip Meds and Borrow Billions to Pay for Basic Health Care

Last year, Americans borrowed a whopping $ 88 billion to pay for their health care, according to a nationally representative survey. What’s more, 45 percent of respondents said they feared that a major health care crisis would lead to bankruptcy, and nearly 25 percent of respondents reported skipping medical treatments in order to cut costs.… Read More »

Real Health Podcast: ‘I used to be very overweight, I was 114 kilos (17.9 stone)’ – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reveals his fitness regime

Karl Henry pictured with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Real Health Podcast: ‘I used to be very overweight, I was 114 kilos (17.9 stone)’ – Taoiseach Leo Varadkar reveals his fitness regime Independent.ie An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has revealed that he once weighed over 17.9 stone and had a 40-inch waist before he started doing triathlons. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/fitness/real-health-podcast-i-used-to-be-very-overweight-i-was-114-kilos-17-9-stone-taoiseach-leo-varadkar-reveals-his-fitness-regime-37980168.html… Read More »