Archive for 2011

Family Issues, Health, Lifestyle, new again, Work

Health Toll for Shift Workers

New survey results released by Men’s Health Network and Cephalon, Inc. found that the majority of shift workers (79%) believe that they are negatively impacted by their shift work and report issues associated with work productivity, negative emotions, concern about sex life and decreased time spent with family. Nevertheless, of the 52% of shift workers […]

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Events, Health, Well-being

T-Talk Tune-Up Men’s Health Event

Did you know that almost 70 percent of men find it easier to care for their cars than for their personal health? Since June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, Men’s Health Network commissioned a survey with Abbott Laboratories in order to assess men’s and women’s knowledge of common men’s health issues and to gain insight […]

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Advocacy, Family Issues, Lifestyle, new again, Substance Abuse, Veterans, Well-being

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

I am always intrigued by the process by which patients can be admitted to a hospital with one or another sequella of either binge drinking or chronic alcoholism and the can get a mega-workup for the evaluation and management of their symptoms without anyone ever having asked them “Why do you drink?”

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Advocacy, Family Issues, Health, Parenting

World Autism Awareness Day

This post is dedicated to all of the amazing girls and boys who live with autism and their families. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) “ASDs (autism spectrum disorders) occur in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, but are four times more likely to occur in boys than in girls.”

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Family Issues, Lifestyle, new again, Psychology, Well-being

An Adult Fairy Tale For Understanding Grief Work

Most people think fairy tales are only for children. If one looks more closely, you will find fairy-tales, fables and stories from quite a few cultures that are for adolescents, young adults, middle-aged folks and even elders. The one I am about to tell you is about many things but specifically about the need to […]

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