Health News

HIV Epidemic Forces Indiana Governor to Extend the Public Health Emergency

Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, on Monday issued an order which will be extending the public health emergency. This move is the state’s response to the HIV outbreak which has been rampant since it first broke out in mid-December.

Until Tuesday, it was found that there were approximately 135 cases of the disease of which 129 were confirmed while 6 were in preliminary. This increase in the number has been linked to the increases in injected drug usage. The drug, as it seems, is primarily prescription opioid opana.

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Natural Ways to deal with Depression

Studies have shown that one in ten people in the US suffer from depression. While there are several prescription medicine to help ease the symptoms, natural medicine also seems to help.

  1. Light Therapy

People who tend to suffer from any sort of seasonal affective disorder, where they tend to get more depressed during particular times of the year like winters, seem to benefit by light therapy. It works with the usage of brightness which seems to lift their spirits.

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