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What do Wounded Warriors with Traumatic Brain Injury now need most? Answer: Serious Medicine--More Serious Medicine. by Jim Pinkerton Posted Sun 03 Oct 2010 12:00am Those words appear in Nancy Brinker's , Promise Me: How a Sister's Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer, reviewed in The Washington Post this morning.   Brinker, the founder of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure , recalls the words of her mother: "When you see someone in need, you give.  When you see something wrong, you fix ... Read on »
Scars That Wound, Scars That Heal: A Journey Out of Self Injury (Live Free) Reviews by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Oct 2011 6:15pm ISBN13: 9780784721049 Condition: Used – Very Good Notes: 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold! Self-injury is inflicted to deal with stressful situations or traumatic memories; to temporaily ease fears, loneliness, and anxiety; or even as ... Read on »
How to Treat Dog Bite Injuries by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 04 May 2010 10:49pm We all love our dogs.  Even the friendliest of dogs can bite, sometimes on purpose, sometimes not intentionally while playing.  It is important to know how to treat a dog bite to avoid infection and complications that could result. Initial Response If you or someone near you is bitten by a dog, secure the area.  If possible remov ... Read on »
What an amazing article on brain injury by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Oct 2009 10:02pm Thank you Malcom Gladwell for this amazing piece – “ Offensive Play “ I really don’t have the words to say how much I appreciate this. As someone with friends who have both been boxers and who have played football, and who has sustained numerous concussions, myself, writing like this that reaches a mainstream audience is truly priceless. ... Read on »
River Medicine: Alder’s Transformation of Lymph, Blood, and The Human Ecology by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 05 Jun 2012 1:00pm by Kiva Rose “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.” - Norman MacLean Common Names: Alder, Mountain Alder, Canyon Alder, Red Alder, River Alder, Thinleaf Alder etc., Botanical Name: Alnus spp. specifically the A. oblongifolia and A. incana that grow in my local area, other species ... Read on »
Emotional Trauma: Wounds, Scars, and Everything in Between by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Fri 14 Sep 2012 2:20am (This beautiful excerpt is from the book "Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Recovery" by Dr. Jamie Marich    who is an amazing individual and published here with her kind permission). The word trauma is the Greek word for "wound." Think for a moment about the word wound in a physical sense. What do we k ... Read on »
Send a Smile to a Wounded Soldier by Vicki B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:37am Here it is, Holiday Season again. This year many of our young men and women are recovering from wounds and injuries in military hospitals. If you have an extra card or two, send them to recovering troops. With help from the U.S. Department of Defense , Walter Reed Army Medical Center , and Pitn ... Read on »
PETS WITH INJURIES...HANDLE WITH CARE! by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 12 Aug 2012 12:00am Most dog and cat owners have gone through the unfortunate experience of either seeing their pet be injured in some way or finding them injured after the fact.  Even though dogs and cats are usually quite agile, they still seem to be able to get into trouble pretty easily.  If you find that your pet has become injured in some way, what wou ... Read on »
'Needlestick' Law Linked to Drop in Health Worker Injuries by HealthFinder Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink Researchers found a 38% decline in these skin-puncture wounds after 2001 law took effect. WE ... Read on »
Undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans by Ron Graham Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:29am Service members injured during wartime who return stateside with a medical discharge and work to further themselves by attending college is not anything new. The current battle situation, however, involves innovations in battle armor which are much improved over past military incursions and the result is the potential for undiagnosed traumatic b ... Read on »