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Be mindful of mindfulness: drug-free doesn't mean side-effect free

My morning pills consist of a multivitamin which I’m pretty sure is useless except for making nutrient-rich urine, an antidepressant which can have the unfortunate side effect of making me happy, and a mood stabiliser whose side-effects include an alarming number with the word “necrosis” in them. I …

Mental Health

Avian Flu Outbreak Takes Poultry Producers Into Uncharted Territory

An avian flu outbreak is sweeping across the Midwest at a frightening pace, ravaging chicken and turkey farms and leaving officials stumped about the virus's seemingly unstoppable spread.<p>Now reaching to 15 states, the outbreak has been detected at 174 farms, according to the U.S. Department of …