Depression treatment often doesn’t go to those in need
Most Americans who screen positive for depression don’t receive treatment, a study finds, while most who did receive treatment don’t appear to have the disorder. Read more
Tattoo ink may be unsafe
Before you get that dolphin tattooed on your ankleĀ or “Mom” on your bicep, be warned: The ink used in tattoos may be harmful — even years later. Read more
Discounts aren’t ending outrage over EpiPen price hikes
The company that makes EpiPens says it will offer the discounts to patients whose insurance doesn’t cover the costs because of high deductibles or limited pharmacy benefits, but theĀ coupons may not be enough to tamp down anger over the price hikes for the drug. Read more
Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults
Brain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players. Read more
Don’t sleep or swim in your contact lenses
Contact lenses are so ubiquitous that it’s easy to forget that they’re actual medical devices, with small but real medical risks. Read more

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