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"Don’t be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense,..." by carmelakb Posted Mon 08 Aug 2011 12:05pm “Don’t be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, in as much as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid.” - John Keats Read on »
Constructing a common-sense strategy for tbi recovery by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm I’ve spent much of the past year or so taking a long, hard look at the issues I face each day, thanks to my history of TBI. I’ve been hit in the head and knocked out, I’ve fallen a number of times, I’ve been in car accidents, and I’ve generally had a rough-and-tumble life that has left me woozy, out-of-it, forgetful, uncoordinated, temperamen ... Read on »
Weight Loss Goals Part 1: Creating A Positive Weight Loss Mindset by Kelly Aziz Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:22pm Your weight loss outcomes can depend on many things but at the core of it all you need to believe in 3 things in order to successfully lose the battle with the bulge. But before I go into the 3 beliefs you need (which will be in tomorrow’s post), I would first like to address the term “losing weight”. When saying to yourself you want to lose ... Read on »
Constructing a common-sense strategy for tbi recovery by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Jun 2009 6:11pm I’ve spent much of the past year or so taking a long, hard look at the issues I face each day, thanks to my history of TBI. I’ve been hit in the head and knocked out, I’ve fallen a number of times, I’ve been in car accidents, and I’ve generally had a rough-and-tumble life that has left me woozy, out-of-it, forgetful, uncoordinated, temperamen ... Read on »
Repetitive Stress Injury| Hand Pain by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 23 Feb 2009 9:39pm Sunday, February 22, 2009   This study established normative values of the kinematics of the fingers and hands during computer keyboard use by studying the angles, angular velocities, and angular accelerations of the metacarpophalangeal joints and proximal interphalangeal joints for the right and left hands of 20 computer keyboard users during ... Read on »
Recovery-oriented Methadone Maintenance, part 3 by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 2:54am Bill White  on efforts to broaden the definition of recovery : Consistent with Newman’s and Dole’s views are definitions of recovery that focus on health and functionality without reference to cessation of medical use of methadone. The examples below illustrate such definitions: Recovery is the process of pursuing a fulfilling and contri ... Read on »
ATAXIA and Multiple Sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 12:00am ATAXIA affects so many of us with MS, that I had to post this information which I obtained from Multiple Sclerosis.org Ataxia is incoordination caused by  dysfunction  to sensory nerve inputs, motor nerve outputs or the processing of them. It is not the result of  muscular weakness . Ataxia is most often applied to unsteadiness in walk ... Read on »
What’s in store for NeHC after transitioning from AHIC – Health IT by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:29pm This is one of the reasons I keep talking about putting the “smart” people in key positions, as mentioned from this article from Modern Healthcare, the world is changing and so is Health IT, we need someone at the helm who understands and has some “hands on” experience and education in this area, otherwise, very little gets done.  There’s much mo ... Read on »
THE ENCHANTED SELF, MYSELF AND THE GIRL IN The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) are all going to China! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 Jul 2009 4:34pm My book, The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) is about to be published in a Chinese version in China. For me, as a woman, and a psychologist, this is my contribution to making the world a better place, particularly for women and girls. Everywhere in the world girls need to feel good about themselves and figure out ways to hold ... Read on »
Health, Healing, and Ballet by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Dec 2010 11:25am Welcome to Art and Healing Wednesday!! I love to be inspired…it’s what helps me get from one day to the next.  I find inspiration everywhere I go, in everything I do, and everything I hear.  This week I was fortunate enough to hear Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh Air discuss a new book on the history of ballet.  The book, Apollo’s Angels: a hist ... Read on »