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A graphic titled Gut Flora that shows photos of the digestive system intermingled with various foods and vegetables.

Food for Thought: Making Sense of the Two Brains

It seems like something from a science fiction novel, but it's not: the human body has a "second brain" composed of two thin layers of more than 100 million nerve cells that run from the esophagus to the tail end of the body. It is a technical network that works independently of the brain and controls its own reflexes and senses. Information and signals are passed through the complex network of neurons to coordinate efforts and move food through the digestive system.
A pleasant older lady holds a glass of water and prepares to take her medications.

How Aging Affects Your Response to Medications

Aging Affects Your Response to Medications: Aging alters the absorption rates and excretion processes of medications from the body in very specific ways. This also means that older people can suffer more drug interactions. There are steps you can take to better understand your medications and protect yourself.
Depression Awareness - You’re Not Alone

Depression Awareness - You’re Not Alone

Depression is a mental health illness that can make people feel alone and in their heads. But you are not alone. Say it with me.



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