Physical, sexual and emotional abuse in childhood may influence the development of adult diseases, according to a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Over 9,500 participants completed a detailed questionnaire asking about exposure to childhood abuse and household dysfunction, and the medical records of each participant were evaluated for major health risk factors. Read the rest of this entry »
Perhaps you have heard someone talking about EMDR yet wondered what does it mean? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing. However knowing what EMDR stands for doesn’t give a clear understanding of what it is. Therefore, I’ve organized this article with the intent of giving an abrigded introduction and explanation of it.
Life is all about balancing, and I’m not talking about your checkbook. Every day, you work to maintain a balance between work, play and rest. On most days, you do well. On other days, though, everything collides. So you pick up the pieces and you get back into the balancing act.
The Medicare program does not currently cover outpatient prescription drugs. With pharmacy prices skyrocketing, this has become a huge election year issue, particularly among seniors who vote in large numbers. Read the rest of this entry »
Women who had breast cancer and took hormone replacement therapy (HRT) afterwards were no more likely to have a recurrence of the disease than those who did not use HRT, according to a study in the May 16 issue of the National Cancer Institute. Read the rest of this entry »