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Depression Affecting Surprising Number Of Women Following Childbirth
2013-03-15 09:48:10

A surprisingly high number of women suffer from symptoms of postpartum depression, a new large-scale study from a Northwestern Medicine researcher reveals. The study is the largest scale depression screening of postpartum women done to date.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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