Many focus on preventing suicide, but what happens to those left behind? It can be traumatic for those finding their lived one. It can be isolating. Some feel shame or fear negative attention, criticism, and scrutiny. There are also issues...Read more
How Do You Cope When You Have a Brain Tumor and Your Mother Does Too?
What do you do when faced with devastating news? Maria Menounos announced today that she has a benign tumor the size of a golf ball in her head. The tumor is in a place next to crucial facial nerves and an area that controls her hearing. At the...Read more
What Can We Learn from the Cleveland Shooter
Certainly, it is sad, horrific, and scary that we have come to an age where people commit acts of violence on social media. Even more disturbing is the higher incidence of mass killings and physical violence. Fortunately, Facebook had just put a...Read more
Managed Care. Who Knows You?
Some of you have heard the saying- It’s Who You Know that is important. In terms of health and wellness, I believe Who Knows You is far more important. Most diseases and ailments today are treatable and some reversible with...Read more
Interesting Article on Traumatic Brain Injury
Improve Your Memory!
I am often asked how to improve your memory. I’m also often asked what can I do to prevent dementia? The simplest answer is have good genetics. If there is no family history of Alzheimer’s or progressive dementia then you’re...Read more
African American Bone Marrow Donor Month = August
Questions or feedback? Ask online or call 1 (800) MARROW-2. For patients with sickle cell anemia and blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, there is a cure. And the amazing thing is, as a member of Be The Match Registry®, it could be you! If...Read more
Review of a New Meditation App by Deepak Chopra
Is your life becoming too hectic? Going too fast & feeling like you cannot catch up to yourself? Meditating 15-20 minutes a day is a proven remedy to those problems, as well as improving your physical health. You don’t have to be a...Read more
Psychotherapy Can Help Reduce the Pain Experience for Fibromyalgia and Osteoporosis Pain
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140307084003.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fmind_brain%2Fpsychology+%28Psychology+News+–+ScienceDaily%29 In the study above, researchers...Read more
It was a fight from the beginning. Even though I tried to be stealth about it, he knew. Today, was the day to take my cat for his annual health check. Animals are not so different than their human counter parts. It was a struggle to get Max...Read more