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Haynes: The Changing Character of Medicine by Dr. Paul Hsieh Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Jun 2011 7:05am The 6/9/2011 edition of PajamasMedia has published another fine OpEd from Dr. Beth Haynes, " The Changing Character of Medicine: Are We Headed in the Right Direction? " One crucial excerpt: When you are ill, do you go to your physician to receive a government (or industry) derived practice guideline? Or do you want your physician to be able t ... Read on »
Change The Meaning, Change The Feeling by NML Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Oct 2012 5:35pm Throughout my life I’ve had various experiences that have impacted me and triggered some judgement of me (by me) and then later down the line, those experiences have had less of a hold on me. In retrospect I learned that the meaning of these difficult experiences changed when my perspective changed and in turn ho ... Read on »
A dilemma this troubles sometimes the best expert roleplayer is definitely ways to manage in-character by fantang001 Posted Thu 07 Feb 2013 2:18am It is usually healthier in time to Guild Wars 2 Gold so that you can break up out of the following romance in advance of them devolves to a impressive play. A dilemma this troubles sometimes the best expert roleplayer is definitely ways to manage in-character plus out-of-character change around connecting. Flaws materialize, nonetheless just like y ... Read on »
Weight Loss for Women Means Believing in Your Ability to Change by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 24 Jul 2009 11:21pm by Maria' s Last Diet From a psychological viewpoint, losing weight successfully - which means for good - requires quite a bit of change on your part. So, how do you prepare yourself for change? The first and most important way is to establish within yourself a belief in the possibility of change. How do you do this? believi ... Read on »
Opiate dependence treatment options by SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 08 May 2010 2:09pm Below is one chapter of my long, long book– the one that I will probably never finish.  I wrote this chapter about two years ago, and have not published it anywhere else, at least not that I can remember.  It is LONG, but if you are addicted to opiates and considering your options, I hope you will check it out.  I invite other addicts and frien ... Read on »
The Importance of Counseling by SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 31 Oct 2009 11:01pm Not to open up a controversy or anything… but there is considerable disagreement between physicians in principle and in practice over the importance of ‘counseling’.  To define our discussion, ‘counseling’ is used to refer to everything from one-on-one psychotherapy to group therapy to twelve step programs.  I am going to try to be more pointed a ... Read on »
Erotica vs. Pornography by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Mon 21 Jan 2013 5:41am I was browsing in my local library the other week with my mother. As usual, she was suggesting books and authors I had already read. Strangely, this has become a routine. She suggested a new Anne Rice book, and I instinctively thought it would be a new edition of Interview With the Vampire , which I already have. (It’s a rather battered c ... Read on »
C-A-R-E-G-I-V-E-R Part 7 by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 7:37am Welcome to Caregiver Friday!! We’re rounding the corner to the home stretch on this 9 part series on Caregiving.  It’s amazing to think of the complexity of caregiving.  When I told people I was doing this 9 part series they wanted to know what is there to caregiving…you do what the person needs.  That’s obviously the simplistic version.  I ... Read on »
Goals of buprenorphine treatment and generic Suboxone by SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 9:38pm A question in response to a recent article, and my answer.  My primary point is to address what buprenorphine maintenance CAN do– which is far more than simply ’replace’ opioid agonists.  I recently received a message from an AODA counselor that totally misses the point of buprenorphine;  a message that did what the anti-sub crowd typically doe ... Read on »
Getting focused by Philip T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 3:28pm October 2nd, 2007 by Phil Most of my friends like me have projects outside of work, whether it is hobby related, voluntary work or personal projects. It’s so easy to get distracted and motivated especially when the last thing you want to do is more work after your regular day job. What I’ve learned is that motivation is a habit. The more ... Read on »