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New AHRQ Guides Offer Hospitals Advice on Emergency Evacuation, Assessment and Recovery by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 8:00am Two new guides are now available to help hospital planners and administrators make important decisions about how to protect patients and health care workers and assess the physical components of a hospital when a natural or manmade disaster, terrorist attack, or other catastrophic event threatens the soundness of a facility. Published b ... Read on »
What makes recovery recovering: assessing how well life is going by Larry Drain Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 31 Mar 2013 10:18pm What makes recovery recovering?  What does it add to life?  What does it make better?  The 5 dimensions described below give one way to look at it.  It also gives a way to assess how well life is going.  Rank yourself 1-10 on each dimension.  What are your greatest strengths?  What are your weaknesses?  What can you do to make life better?  Wha ... Read on »
Recovery MAINTENANCE by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 03 Feb 2014 4:09pm There’s a lot of commentary out there on Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death. Some of it’s good, some is bad and there’s a lot in between. Much of it has focused overdose prevention and some of it has focused on a need for evidence-based treatments. Anna David puts her finger on something very important. [emphasis mine] Let’s explain tha ... Read on »
How Do You Define Recovery? Study by Voice in Recovery Facebook Posted Thu 22 Sep 2011 11:38am Hi! I just wanted to send the summary to a recent study that came out and would LOVE to create a discussion on this! Study by: Noordenbos G. Psychological Institute, Leiden University , Leiden , The Netherlands. Eat Disord. 2011 Oct;19(5):441-51. Abstract In the treatment of eating disorders (ED), no consensus exists on relevant c ... Read on »
A Healthy Holiday Season During Eating Disorder Recovery by RD 4 ED Posted Tue 05 Nov 2013 2:51am   It’s that time of the year again! The holiday season is almost here. Unfortunately, for those who are overcoming years of disordered eating, the holidays can be a real struggle. Food is often at the forefront of almost every holiday celebration and the bounty of calorie rich foods often trigger a fear of weight gain. As a result, some ... Read on »
Meditation and Eating Disorder Recovery by helpfored Posted Wed 02 May 2012 12:35pm Meditation is something that seems to freak a lot of people out. Images of monks and yogis appear, or the idea that it is in the “to-do” basket when you have more time. But meditation is what busy people as well as those with an overactive mind need most. I keep it pretty simple in this video about meditation and eating disorder r ... Read on »
NIEHS Awards Recovery Act Funds to Focus More Research on Health and Safety of Nanomaterials by Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 4:00am The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, is increasing its investment in understanding the potential health, safety and environmental issues related to tiny particles that are used in many everyday products such as sunscreens, cosmetics and electronic ... Read on »
Study Shows Recovery From Autism Possible With Intensive 3 Year Behavioral Therapy by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 8:44am The Center for Autism and Related Disorders released results from three-year study that recovery from autism is possible.  The study involved 14 children and used behavioral modification  and 43 percent no long displayed symptoms of autism so this is not a 100% cure but a little less than half is certainly well worth the effort.   Some might s ... Read on »
an abuse of human rights by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 6:42am An opinion piece in the Guardian makes a powerful indictment of the use of methadone in U.K. prisons. (I'm not clear whether the controversy is about methadone maintenance or methadone detox in prisons. I see both referenced.) In a jail recently, I watched a slow, shuffling queue of men in the rain. The sight of these addicts lining up outside t ... Read on »