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Moments in Medicine - The Nebraska Medical Center

Tips for Fighting the Winter Blues

Cold, dreary days can take its toll on all of us. But as many as five percent of Americans will become clinically depressed, also known as seasonal affective disorder or the winter blues. Marked by poor energy, fatigue, decreased attention and concentration, irritability and general sadness during the winter months, Kelly Fairbanks, MD, clinical psychologist, discusses some things you can do to combat the winter blues. Read more.


Getting Relief for Migraines

Millions of Americans deal with migraine headaches. They can be painful and disruptive to your daily life. But treatments are available. The Nebraska Medical Center Neurologist Pam Santamaria, MD, tells us what people can do to get relief from these intense headaches. Watch this video.


Becoming Bald for a Cause: After the After

The Nebraska Medical Center employee Jordan Maddex said goodbye to a full head of beautiful auburn hair nearly five months ago when she made the decision to participate in the St. Baldrick’s Shave-a-Thon, an annual event to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer patients. In this blog, Maddex recounts how the experience has opened her eyes to the issues of identity and confidence faced by women who lose their hair to cancer treatment. Click here to read the blog.

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Mahatma Gandhi

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