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Health

Your questions about bipolar disorder answered

October 14, 2012

In a given year, about one in four adults experience a mental health disorder. One such mental illness, bipolar disorder is estimated to affect 6 million American adults, or about 2.6 percent of the US population age 18 and older, in a given year.

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How to cope with a commonly misunderstood condition

September 29, 2012

Imagine not being able to control when you laughed or when you cried. While it’s not a well-known condition, this is reality for those who suffer from pseudobulbar affect (PBA), which is thought to affect nearly two million Americans. PBA occurs in people with an underlying neurologic condition like…

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Ask the pharmacist: Medication tips for school-aged children

September 2, 2012

Packing a lunch, signing permission slips and laying out clean clothes for the morning are all part of parents’ to-do lists when prepping for their children’s day at school. But for parents of the 6.5 million American children being treated for a chronic medical condition…

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