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Do I Have Sleep Apnea or Is It Just Insomnia?

While the relationship between insomnia and sleep apnea runs deep, they are two very exclusive medication conditions, with both having different symptoms and treatment plans. However, you may have sleep apnea, which can have very serious side effects if left untreated. Sleep Apnea: Sleep Apnea is a very common, but very serious sleep condition affecting […]

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Jul 18, 2019
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Which Antidepressant is Right For You?

Antidepressants are a form of medication used for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). However, they may also be used to treat other disorders, such as anxiety disorders, chronic pain conditions and also helps manage addictions. Typical side-effects of antidepressants include dry mouth, weight gain, lack of sex drive, anhedonia, emotional blunting, and in […]

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May 21, 2019
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Tips on Coping with Daylight Saving

Daylight saving was established in the United States in 1918 to save energy and experience more daylight during waking hours. Today, it has become more controversial as it no longer saves energy, potentially detrimentally impacts health and productivity, and some states, including Arizona, already do not observe the tradition (Blakemore, 2018). Adjusting to daylight saving […]

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Mar 25, 2019
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An Introduction to the Clinical Trials Database

The National Registry of all clinical trials, which is referred to as clinicaltrials.gov, is meant to provide the public with information regarding all clinical research studies that are being regulated by the  Food and Drug administration (FDA). Since the general purpose of all clinical trials is to get a treatment or device approved by the […]

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Feb 19, 2019
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Clinical Research vs. Medical Treatment

When a patient comes into a facility for a clinical research study, it can look and feel a lot like going to a regular appointment with your doctor. For example, you check in at a front desk, fill out paperwork, someone checks your vitals signs, maybe you have bloodwork done, you meet with a doctor […]

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Jan 15, 2019
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FDA Unveils MyStudies App for Patient Data Collection

The Clinical Chronicler Nov 15, 2018 ​The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the launch of its MyStudies smartphone app on November 6th, 2018. The app, aimed at collecting patient generated health data, is a first of its kind venture for the government agency. ​As the field of clinical research moves ever forward into the […]

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Nov 16, 2018
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Suicide Prevention: The Columbia Protocol

This past week we were able to attend the 2018 Nevada Mental and Behavioral Health Symposium. The Symposium’s theme, “Suicide is Everybody’s Business”, was a call-to-action for professionals who are key leaders in suicide prevention to come together and focus on a community approach to prevention. Suicide affects communities on all levels, and prevention, as […]

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Oct 16, 2018
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