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Can malaria make you miss your period

I had just turned 25, I was not on birth control, and my period was nine days late. Every tampon-free trip to the bathroom that week was followed by disappointment, terror, and then panic. All I could think was, “Please don’t be pregnant, please don’t be pregnant. Finally, a wonderful, much braver friend of mine… Read More »

Can flu make you depressed

By Steven Schlozman, Contributor. I call my mom once or twice a week to check in. When I called her yesterday, she took a second or two longer to speak than usual. Then, when she did speak, she sounded pretty awful. She explained to me that she had started taking anti-influenza medications, and she was… Read More »