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Wellness Wednesday: Treating depression with SSRIs


To combat depression the most frequently prescribed medications are Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s). However, there are still questions surrounding our understanding of them. We’ll ask those questions and get some answers. Also, the health benefits of coffee and the current state of the nation’s organ transplant system.


  • Dr. Awais Aftab, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Case Western University
  • Thomas Merritt, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario
  • Dr. Ryutaro Hirose, UCSF Transplant Surgeon

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