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If You Think You're Getting A Cold -- You're Probably Right

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 11.16.2015 | Science

When it comes to cold season, you may know yourself better than any doctor could.  It turns out that people who rate themselves as less healthy ...

Been Told Physical Symptoms Are 'All in Your Head'? Think Again

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Based on this research, I am not sure that any illness should be considered "psychosomatic" or "all in one's mind." Illness exists in the mind, body and brain. And all illness should be taken seriously.

How You Can Help Someone With Mental Illness: What to Do First

Farsh Askari | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

Instead of an assessment (which implies judgment) and advice (which implies expertise), what someone who's mentally distressed, in any context, needs first, mentally and emotionally, is some acknowledgment and support.

When a Cold Isn't Just a Cold

Wendy Reese | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

Breaking through upper limit problems require you to show up and keep showing up fully, no matter how scary or challenging it may be. When you become aware of hitting your upper limit, pivot. Be willing to look at the real issue.

Is Your WiFi Making You Sick?

Mark Morford | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Mark Morford

The world, to some degree, is a wildly dangerous and deadly place in ways you cannot not even know. Believe it? Then it's true.

Is There a Mind/Body Connection in Hypertension?

Samuel J. Mann, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Samuel J. Mann, M.D.

If day-to-day stress and anger and anxiety are not causes of hypertension, do I believe that there is a mind/body connection in hypertension? Yes, I absolutely do. But the connection is very different from what most people think.

Mislabeling Medical Illness As Mental Disorder: The Eleventh DSM-5 Mistake

Allen Frances | Posted 02.10.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

The golden rule: an underlying medical illness or medication side effect has to be ruled out before ever deciding that someone's symptoms are caused by mental disorder. And the underlying medical illness may take time to declare itself.

Do Dogs Experience PTSD After Trauma?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.08.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As a society, we understand the need for a splint when a bone is broken. When "all" that is broken is one's composure or spirit, we often expect you to just get over yourself.

31 Elementary Schoolers Hospitalized With Imagined Symptoms

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

First, one boy and one girl in an art classroom at Cameron Elementary in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood complained. They had itchy rashes on the...

Heal Yourself

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

Can you heal with a shift in attitude?