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Together In The Conquest Of Cancer

Carla (pseudonym) was in desperate need of something different. After retiring from a long career as a schoolteacher, routine testing ordered by her family physician revealed a sky-high white blood cell count. Further workup led to a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Show More Summary

Are the Recent Bombings Stressing You? 8 Reasons To Join A Support Group

Yesterday on my Facebook page I received a note from Elizabeth Devita Rayburn, author, young mother and bereaved sibling stating that she was lucky to be out of town when the bomb exploded in Manhattan on Saturday night. She wanted her friends to know that although she lived only a few blocks from the bombsite she and her family were safe. Show More Summary

Cuddling and Snuggling, May Cause Nerve Problems

Radial nerve palsy is often referred to as Honeymoon palsy, Saturday night palsy or crutch palsy. This condition involves injury or compression to the radial nerve, near the axilla, in the arm or around the elbow. (Figure 1).The radial nerve originates from the posterior cord of the brachial plexus. Show More Summary

My Psychosis Doesn't Define Me

“I prance down the runway like a queen, my body dripping with jewels. Like a lioness, I sway from side to side, moving to entice all who look my way; I am the beast who no one can touch, and no one can tame. As I glance at the rows of curious faces, however, the darkness begins to take over. Show More Summary

Grit Needs Passion, Not Fear

By Christine Carter It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." -- Albert Einstein When I first started writing about how to foster "grit" in kids years ago, I thought I'd found a parenting silver bullet. Early...Show More Summary

10 Reasons You're Not Losing Those Last 10 Pounds

You made changes to your diet, you work out regularly and you have lost a significant amount of weight; but now you're stuck, it feels like no matter what you do those last 10 pounds they just won't fall off. Click Here to see the Complete...Show More Summary

Making Your Choice: Breadth Vs. Depth

Decision making processes in humans is both incredibly special and flawed. Every time we are faced with making a decision, a myriad number of potential calculations goes through our heads in order to create our desired outcome. EvenShow More Summary

It's Okay To Sleep Apart

"Will our marriage be over if my husband and I sleep apart?" Again and again when I have been a guest "expert" on radio call-in programs on couple bed-sharing the issue of whether it's okay to sleep apart has come up. The typical caller...Show More Summary

How Your Fitbit Is Coaching You

"Why do you keep walking up and down the stairs and all around the house? It's after 11:00 pm," my Mom asked as I briskly walked past her on my third pass through the kitchen. "I gotta get in my 10,000 steps," I replied as if it would be obvious to anyone else. Last Christmas, my Mom gave me a Fitbit One™. Show More Summary

25 Struggles Only ENFPs Will Understand

This post was brought to you by Thought Catalog and Quote Catalog. By Heidi Priebe ENFPs are passion-driven ‘ideas’ people. They gain energy from interacting with the world around them, and become quickly excited over new possibilities. Show More Summary

What Grade Will Your Embryos Earn?

We're all familiar with earning grades in school but did you know embryos are graded, too? When couples go through in vitro fertilization (IVF) eggs that are fertilized are monitored to see if they develop into embryos and before one or more are implanted they will be graded. Show More Summary

11 Things You Must Know About Starting Therapy

This post was originally published for Self-Therapy Month at Techealthiest. The decision to start therapy can be scary as hell. After all, it's hard to know what to expect before you actually begin your sessions. I'm going to take some of the confusion out of the decision-making process. Show More Summary

An Important Talk About The Importance Of Diabetes Awareness

National Diabetes Awareness Month is right around the corner, and it brings up the concern regarding how huge of an issue diabetes really is. A spokesperson from Diabetes Research Connection has agreed to answer some questions regarding Type 1 diabetes and the research that is being conducted to understand this autoimmune disease more. 1. Show More Summary

3 Basic Choices To Empower Our Relationships

There are so many things we can all do to improve our existing relationships, regardless of their nature. But if we only applied these 3 Basic Choices To Empower Our Relationships, we would certainly make them more fulfilling for all parties involved. #1 Choose Loyalty This of course means being there when it matters. Show More Summary

Jennifer Lopez, First Lady Michelle Obama And Myself On 'Feeling Comfortable In Your Own Skin'

I won't forget an episode of the last season of American Idol when one of judge Jennifer Lopez's comments resonated with me. Reacting to a stellar performance, she said something to the effect of, "It's all about feeling comfortableShow More Summary

Cute Kids Share How To Be Healthy And Fit

There is no debating that childhood obesity is a very important issue. But when TV personality and mother of Liam, 10, and Gavin, 7, Marysol Castro, sat down with some adorable preschoolers to see what they know about health, fitness,...Show More Summary

Nourishing Foods For A Healthy Heart

Nutrition is one of the key, if not most important, areas to address in order to successfully manage high blood pressure, cholesterol and to maintain overall heart health. Here are some of the best whole foods that can improve theseShow More Summary

The Healthy Role Of Ultrarunning In My Stress-Filled Academic Life

End of My Fun-filled Summer My least favorite time of the year is the end of my fun-filled summer for it signals the start of my stress-filled academic life. I have been teaching college students a quarter century. The academic lifeShow More Summary

9 Things To Know When Someone You Love Is Suffering From Depression

This was originally published on Scary Mommy. I've watched people I love suffer from depression my whole life--I know what it's like to confront the disease from the outside looking in. I know about the very complicated mix of concern...Show More Summary

Are Head Transplants Possible... and Ethical?

During a cold, dreary summer in Switzerland 200 years ago, English author Mary Shelley sat down to write her novel "Frankenstein." The story -- and subsequent adaptations for the screen -- has gripped our imaginations ever since. While...Show More Summary

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