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New Prozac Blues

Adding to the concerns about antidepressant use, a Dutch report in the Archives of Internal Medicine highlighted another problem with the pills: abnormal...

In Our Streams: Prozac and Pesticides

Wastewater-treatment plants are pretty good at getting rid of common pollutants like bacteria and heavy metals, but a nationwide survey last year showed that...

Puppies On Prozac

How It Started: Veterinarians saw a chance to help pets in distress Judgment: When pets are happy, their owners are happy too Sit. Heel. Mellow. An increasing...

The Age of Ritalin: Next Up: Prozac

When you're 10 years old, you shouldn't have much to be depressed about--or so an adult might think. But just as more and more children are taking Ritalin to...

Did Prozac Make Him Do It?

On the morning of Sept. 14, 1989, Joseph Wesbecker -- an out-of-work pressman -- walked into the printing plant of his former employer, the Standard Gravure...

Prozac May Reduce Symptoms of Autism in Adults

The antidepressant Prozac may alleviate repetitive behavior and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in adults with autism, reducing these defining symptoms of the...

What Salt and Prozac Have in Common

Recently, two medical controversies have made headlines: the question of whether too much salt is bad for your health and the debate over whether widely used...

Prozac Over the Counter?

Antidepressants are the most frequently prescribed class of drugs in the U.S., making up about 5% of all prescription medication recorded in outpatient files,...

If Everyone Were on Prozac ...

When Prozac arrived in the U.S. in 1987, with its catchy, computer-generated name and massive marketing campaign, it didn't just take over the market for...

Kitty Prozac.

Sara, a former shelter cat, has been luxuriating in my home for nine years. She's always been gentle yet skittish, the proverbial scaredy-cat. But after Sammy—a...

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