Category Archives: exercise and depression

No, That’s Not True, Mr. President – and Why It Matters

Last week, a New Yorker political piece by Evan Osnos included this: “Other than golf, [Trump] considers exercise misguided, arguing that a person, like a battery, is born with a finite amount of energy.” This is not the first time that … Continue reading

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Trying To Chase Away The Bad Things

I have a cold. Not particularly bad, but still a cold. It’s a drag. Also, in the last few days I’ve been flooded with bad news from friends. Most of it normal life sad news.  But one piece of news … Continue reading

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Exercising Outdoors Has It’s Perqs

Do you exercise in a gym, at home, or outdoors? If you get your exercise outdoors, you could be getting more juice from your workouts beyond the physical benefits. A review of existing studies found that exercising outdoors showed an … Continue reading

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Life With a “History”

Yesterday I had one of those moments – well, maybe not a moment, more like a day, more like a couple of days. It was a moment of being tired of being someone with a “history”. It was one of … Continue reading

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Tamoxifen & Antidepressants – New Data, New Questions

New research showing decreased effectiveness of the drug Tamoxifen when combined with some common antidepressants was presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). However, as is often the case, the new information raises … Continue reading

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