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davidelliot

Whitianga, New Zealand
My Story   I was taken to hospital mid December 2007 aged 45 due to having a grand mal seizure or fit. CT scan confirmed our fears of a brain tumour, 2.5 cm in the left parietal lobe.   I had previously experienced a few discreet episodes of having difficulty talking and reading and the tumour was located in the part of my brain used for language.  The tumour was on the...
Communities: Cancer

SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Perpetual Student, Recovering Psychiatrist After college I completed a PhD in Neuroscience from the Center for Brain Research at the University of Rochester.  I found myself getting tired of working with rats all day, and so I attended medical school, then completed a residency in Anesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania. I was an anesthesiologist and pain doc for about 8 years,...

Dr. Hal S. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven

Grand Blanc, Michigan
Biography I am Dr. Hal Sommerschield. I have my Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from Michigan State University. I also have a BA degree from the University of Michigan, a B.D. degree from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and a M.A. degree from Michigan State University. I decided to become a psychologist after taking a high school class, which introduced me to Sigmund Freud's theories....

Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook

Encino, California
Michael A. Zadeh, M.D. is a Board Certified General Surgeon practicing in the San Fernando Valley area. Dr. Zadeh’s passion for surgery is reflected in the wide variety of procedures he performs, including a special interest in laparoscopic surgery which was a large part of his surgical training. His expertise in minimally invasive techniques, along with the application of...

mzeatright Patient ExpertHealth Maven

California
Save yourself NOW!! And DON"T GET DEAD!! There are simple lifestyle choices you can make to reduce your risk of a pending health crisis....there is HOPE! .....should be in the newspaper headlines!! Being a student of nutritional studies for over 20 years on a self driven course leads to one thing...to only find that "prevention" is the true cure and panacea of our day! The...

Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven

Silver Spring, Maryland
Vanessa Maltin received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the George Washington University and holds a certificate in the Practical Applications of Food Allergy Guidelines. Currently, she is the Food & Lifestyle Editor of Delight Magazine and also serves as the Deputy Communications Director of Health Care for America Now, the organization working to provide all Americans with...

Thomas S. Health Maven

Williamstown, New Jersey
I am a Cancer Survivor, was diagnosed with cancer when I was 2 years of age. The Lord, has kept me around for another 23 years. I have found my purpose, which is to help those that have gone through some hardships just like I have. I have a blog where I share my thoughts and knowledge and I give people hope and inspiration.
Communities: Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Cancer , ...

Beth Morton Health Maven

Canada
Recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer and off work while I go through treatment (surgery, chemo, radiation). I am 43, married for 17 years to Brad, and we have 2 boys - Zach is 14 and Carter is 11. I run outdoors year round and have done 3 half marathons (one in the snow). I want to do a full marathon at least once. I plan to spend time outdoors walking or running as I go through my treatments.
Communities: Cancer, Breast Cancer

Jennifer Balboni Health Maven

Aptos, California
I'm a healthy, vibrant and joyful person who owns a Pilates & Gyrotonic studio near the beach in Santa Cruz CA. Never having been sick in my life, I was shocked to find a lump in my right breast in June 2008 and was diagnosed with Stage 1 Grade 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I had a lumpectomy in June 2008 and the aggressive cancer spread to lymph nodes requiring a second surgery in...
Communities: Breast Cancer

Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Albuquerque, New Mexico
I'm a 35 year old mother and wife living with cancer. My two oldest children and I were diagnosed six years ago with MEN2a and Medullary Thyroid Cancer. At the time I was also diagnosed with Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer and Pheochromocytomas (adrenal tumors). Everything since then has been one very loopy rollercoaster ride.