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More of that vaccine/autism research that doesn’t exist by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Jul 2014 4:33pm There are some parents who want research on vaccines and autism. I may not agree that this is the best way to spend our limited resources, but there’s no denying that this group exists and is very vocal. One thing that surprises me is that these parents appear to be unaware of vaccine/autism research that is ongoing. Not just the studies th ... Read on »
Get Yo Green On Tuesday School is In Session Teach Your Children To Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle by Shawna C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 9:46pm Once again it’s that time of year – school has begun. According to Discovery’s Planet Green website, “every ton of paper -- or 220,000 sheets--  that is recycled saves approximately 17 trees. For scale, the average school tosses 38 tons of paper -- the equivalent of 644 trees -- each year.” Here’s a photo of my little cutie heading off to ... Read on »
Is therapy for child depression effective? by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 25 Dec 2009 10:07pm This week I was reading the current issue of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, which included a large meta-analysis comparing different kinds of therapy for the treatment of depression in adults. I have previously discussed the concept of meta-analysis (see for example a review of this meta-analysis of the effectiveness of diff ... Read on »
Understanding the less common perspective: A Thanksgiving reflection by David Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:15pm This semester in my English course, my classmates and I were asked to write an essay about education. I decided to write about my childhood educational experiences because I thought they needed to be heard. When my English teacher and my classmates read my rough drafts, they did not readily grasp the main points that I was making and th ... Read on »
Quality of Life IS Possible After a Diagnosis of Dementia by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 May 2010 5:20pm As a long-term caregiver for my own mother, I absolutely understand the tremendous disbelief, denial, frustration, fear, and anger associated with being a caregiver..... By Judy Berry Critical to assuring the highest quality of life possible to a loved one with dementia is understanding how the disease progresses; achieving ... Read on »
Knowing What We Don’t Want to Know by Mark Brown Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm “Far more crucial than what we know or do not know is what we do not want to know.  One often obtains a clue to a person’s nature by discovering the reasons for his or her imperviousness to certain impressions” ~Eric Hoffer~ In day to day life most of us have been in a situation where we suspect something to be true; however w ... Read on »
Knowing What We Don’t Want to Know by Mark Brown Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 7:21pm “Far more crucial than what we know or do not know is what we do not want to know.  One often obtains a clue to a person’s nature by discovering the reasons for his or her imperviousness to certain impressions” ~Eric Hoffer~ In day to day life most of us have been in a situation where we suspect something to be true; however ... Read on »
Looks Change But Personality is Set by Age 7 by Meg W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 4:24pm Our personalities stay pretty much the same throughout our lives, from our early childhood years to after we're over the hill, according to a new study. The results show personality traits observed in children as young as first graders are a strong predictor of adult behavior. "We remain recognizably the same person," said study author ... Read on »
All for one, and one for all by Joeymom Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 May 2010 6:14pm Trying to find programs and settings that are appropriate for Joey can be very tricky. He is something of the poster child for "if you've seen one child with autism, you've seen one child with autism." His use of language is unique, yet he does speak and communicate. He has the social disability of autism, but craves being social (That autistic k ... Read on »
War on Obesity: Part 18 by Dr. Stanley F. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 18 May 2011 3:40pm   Stanley Feld M.D.,FACP,MACE  There are many perverse economic incentives causing obesity in our society. A cultural change toward food has to occur in America in order to decrease the ever-increasing obesity epidemic. Obesity leads to chronic disease. Chronic disease leads to increased healthcare costs. Eighty percent of the healthc ... Read on »