What you must know about Breast Cancer now

One in eight women will battle breast cancer in her lifetime, a statistic that has not changed significantly for a few years. The good news is that the odds of surviving breast cancer continue to improve every year. Approximately 2.4 million breast cancer survivors are living today, most of those now cancer-free.

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Teenage Depression, Knowing What To Look For

Sufferers of teenage depression are more likely to attempt suicide. Among teenagers who develop depression, as many as 7% will commit suicide as young adults. Teenage depression, feelings of sadness and hopelessness, can last for weeks and even months and can eventually dominate teenagers’ lives.

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Addison’s Disease, Linked To Depression

The adrenal gland, located above the kidneys, is part of the endocrine system and is responsible for hormone production. The two triangular shaped adrenal glands are affected in a condition known as Addison’s disease. Each of the adrenal glands is divided into an outer adrenal cortex and an inner adrenal medulla.

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