Season's greetings? These are dark days for SAD sufferers

Seasonal Affective Disorder is 10 times more common in the northern U.S. than in the south. Treatments ranging from dietary changes to exercise to special lights are designed to stimulate the part of the brain that receives light from the eyes.
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Seasonal Affective Disorder is 10 times more common in the northern U.S. than in the south. Treatments ranging from dietary changes to exercise to special lights are designed to stimulate the part of the brain that receives light from the eyes.

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