Daily Archives: 23/01/2018

Post-Prozac Nation The Science and History of Treating Depression

226By SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEEAPRIL 19, 2012Few medicines, in the history of pharmaceuticals, have been greeted with as much exultation as a green-and-white pill containing 20 milligrams of fluoxetine hydrochloride — the chemical we know as Prozac. In her 1994 book “Prozac Nation,” Elizabeth Wurtzel wrote of a nearly transcendental experience on the drug. Before she began treatment with […]

*Why So Many Doctors Kill Themselves*

Pamela Wible, The Washington PostLast Updated January 15 2018, 11:20 AM One million Americans lose their doctors to suicide each year Healers, after all, also need healing Five years ago, I was at a memorial. Another suicide. Our third doctor in 18 months. Everyone kept whispering, "Why?" That was when I decided I had to […]