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Male Holocaust survivors hav ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 02 Aug 2013 5:49pm Male Holocaust survivors have a longer life-expectancy Male Holocaust survivors have a longer life expectancy compared to those who didn't experience the Holocaust, according to a recent study conducted at the University of Haifa jointly with Leiden University. The results have just been published in PLOS ONE. This is the first study to examine ... Read on »
Alice at 107 is oldest living holocaust survivor -- sees beauty in life by RenoTAO .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 10:42am Alice will celebrate her 107th birthday this month. She was in a concentration camp during WWWII and because she was a concert pianist, she survived. One might think that the experience would make her bitter, but no. Alice says that she has never hated -- hate only breeds hate. And she find each day a beautiful experience. As a Buddhist, ... Read on »
A TRIBUTE TO ALICE HERZ SOMMER: NEARING HER 107th BIRTHDAY, THE OLDEST HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR EXEMPLIFIES THE MAGIC OF THE HUMAN SPI by Linda Appleman Shapiro Posted Sat 30 Oct 2010 9:33pm A new documentary - ALICE DANCING UNDER THE GALLOWS - the trailer for which can be seen on UTUBE at http://www.youtube.com/user/AliceTheFilm teaches us that the magic of one woman's humanity in surviving one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century was by finding God in music. "Music is God when you are suffering," she says, as she is no ... Read on »
Holocaust Haunts Survivors: Study by HealthFinder Posted Sun 26 Sep 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Suffering reflected in higher rates of PTSD, mental illness decades after World War II, researchers find. ... Read on »
Holocaust Haunts Survivors by Medline Plus Posted Sun 26 Sep 2010 6:00am Suffering reflected in higher rates of PTSD, mental illness decades after World War II, researchers find By Robert Preidt Sunday, September 26, 2010 SUNDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The suffering experienced by Holocaust survivors still leaves psychological scars but appears to ... Read on »
Surviving the Holocaust by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 6:16pm The January 2008 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatric Society presents that results of a longitudinal study examining the long-term effects of Holocaust exposure during young adulthood. A sample of four hundred fifty-eight subjects of European origin (aged 70 at baseline and 77 at follow-up) were assessed in the study. Information tak ... Read on »
Survivor by Susan Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 6:21pm Love that so many of you plan on doing races! I will say though, I do agree that training for one can add unneeded stress and pressure. That’s the main reason why I don’t plan on doing another triathlon this year. I’m happy I did one, but I spent way to much physical and mental energy stressing about it. The goal for this year is to partici ... Read on »
Day #26: ED Activist/Sufferer/Survivor Book Review by Arielle B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 May 2012 12:00am I'm going to completely blow you away with my book choice today. I have never been one to throw myself into books by eating disorder activists, sufferers, or survivors. I have read my fair share, back in the days when I was struggling with my own eating disorder and I have written my fair share of self-help stuff as well. I remembe ... Read on »
I am a survivor. We all are survivors. by michaelbgerber Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:14pm What prompted me to write this was not my disability. It was prompted by the current financial crisis that our nation, and our world is experiencing Sometimes we have to make adjustments that we never dreamed of making. Certainly, with my disability, that is what I have had to do. I am not alone. There are more than 50,000,000 people in this cou ... Read on »
I am a survivor. We are all survivors......AGAIN by michaelbgerber Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 5:53pm I originally wrote and publshed this piece more than six months ago. Since then, much has changed in our world and economy. In re-reading this, it seemed much more relevant today than it did then. I hope you agree. What prompted me to write this was not my disability. It was prompted by the current financial crisis that our nation, and our world ... Read on »