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Adios To Severe Spring Allergies: Natural Warriors

Candice Minch | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Candice Minch

If you want to escape the sneezing, congestion and itchy eyes of spring, some great new warriors can bring on the adios chorus for you! Most recently,...

The Many Faces Of PTSD

Kelley Calkins | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelley Calkins

Most days, I still don't think that I look much like someone with PTSD. This is an odd thought whenever I interrogate it: I look like myself, my self has PTSD -- ipso facto, if A=B, B=C, then A=C -- I look like someone with PTSD. But it's still hard for me to see.

"Sea Lice" Are Now A Thing You Have To Worry About At The Beach

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

You're probably already familiar with head lice (whether you've had it yourself, or know someone who has). But have you heard of sea lice? If you've got any beach plans this summer -- particularly in Florida or elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean -- listen up.

Depression Help

Samina Raza | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Samina Raza

Being in a very severe depression is one of the most mentally excruciatingly painful (as well as physically painful) experiences any one can ever have...

Dear Big Pharma: I Know I'm Going to Die. Please Stop Reminding Me

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.29.2016 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Back in the day, when you curled up on the couch to watch TV, it was generally a pleasurable, albeit mind-numbing experience, just as the networks int...

As Women, We Need To Be Able to Discuss Middle Age Without Shame

Nina Lorez Collins | Posted 03.23.2016 | Women
Nina Lorez Collins

As a culture, we skim over menopause as a subject because it's simply not sexy. Men can still age with rugged grace and women are still condescended to as they go gray. Many aging women are, on some level, embarrassed to not be young anymore.

Why You Should Google Your Symptoms, Part II

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

So use the Internet to your best advantage. Google you symptoms, and present as full a picture as possible to a doctor who will listen intently. Read widely, and act wisely to achieve the best possible outcomes.

AMANZA - Ep.33

Spottoon | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A 26-year-old man's life is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer. As he struggles with the pain of his treatment and the realization that he never truly lived, he retreats into his imagination, to a magical forest where answers and miracles can be found.

AMANZA - EP.32

Spottoon | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A 26-year-old man's life is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer. As he struggles with the pain of his treatment and the realization that he never truly lived, he retreats into his imagination, to a magical forest where answers and miracles can be found.

Heroin Use Leaves Clues for Parents

Allyson Aabram | Posted 01.22.2016 | Parents
Allyson Aabram

Although addicts are astute at concealing their drug use and lightning-fast with explanations, with their faculties compromised they leave a trail of clues. I resent that I was oblivious to the signs because those clues had no context in my life.

5 Unexpected Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 06.23.2016 | OWN

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Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

10 Ways to Get the Most of Your Doctor's Visit

Kathy C. Maupin MD | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kathy C. Maupin MD

If you prepare for your doctor's visit ahead of time and actively participate with your doctor in your care, then you will have fewer questions about what you are to do next, and you will not feel like you are at the mercy of the "medical system" that seems to rush through everything.

10 Signs You May Have Kidney Disease

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

While the only way to know for sure if you have kidney disease is to get tested, there are a number of physical signs. Sometimes people attribute these physical symptoms of kidney disease to other conditions. This is because those with kidney disease tend not to experience symptoms until the very late stages, when the kidneys are failing or when there are large amounts of protein in the urine.

5 Scary Symptoms That Are Usually Harmless

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 02.05.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone After 50, aches, pains and the occasional muscle twinge become a fact of life. But some symptoms that m...

Feeling Unappreciated, Taken Advantage of, or Overburdened?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

I don't know if I'll ever be completely free of the impulse to default to feelings of self-pity and irritability when I overload myself, but for me that's no longer the point.

Are You Concerned You May Be Developing Alzheimer's?

Marie Marley | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Two groups of people are especially vulnerable to the fear they are getting dementia - those who have a loved one with dementia and those who work with dementia patients, say at a nursing home or assisted living memory care unit.

Plague Plots -- Dispatches From Albert Camus

Joseph Cooper | Posted 01.03.2015 | Books
Joseph Cooper

A hands-on doctor tries to get public officials to recognize infestations as bubonic and pneumonic plagues. Can a novel's depictions inform discussions about Ebola?

The 6 Most Common Eye Problems

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

These common eye problems can be either cured or curbed if caught early by a eyecare professional. Keeping up with your regular eye doctor appointments is the best way you can ensure healthy vision for years to come.

Still Undiagnosed? 3 Options to Try

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

Millions of people suffer from undiagnosed or untreated chronic conditions. The most difficult to diagnose tend to be autoimmune, inflammatory, and au...

People With Alzheimer's May Yearn to Be Touched

Marie Marley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

A stunning video shows Sol Rogers interacting with his wife, Rita, who has Alzheimer's and was unable to talk or walk. He got in bed with her, cuddled...

A Lay (Wo)mans Description; FSHD Muscular Dystrophy 101

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

At some point in time when we are in a conversation with someone who is disabled, we always come to the point that somebody will ask "What do you have?"

One Man's Descent Into Alzheimer's -- Does Any of This Sound Familiar?

Marie Marley | Posted 05.11.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I mentioned to him that he should put the coffee in the freezer (as he always did) and he asked me where the freezer was. When I told him it was in the kitchen, he didn't remember what a kitchen was.

7 Ways Denial Can Ruin Your Health

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 01.31.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone While it’s tempting to ignore the aging process and carry on as if you’re still 30, being in denial...

Our Symptoms Are There to Teach Us

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 11.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgShe was the only woman at her firm, and was well respected by her colleagues, but still she was unhappy.