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John McManamy

John McManamy, Health Guide

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Author and Advocate

To My Mom

Fifty-nine years ago today, I came home from school. It was my special day. I had turned six. I entered the living room. My eyes bugged open ...

 

A pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey was draped over the back of the couch. I turned to my left, through the opening to the kitchen. An orange crepe tablecloth draped... Read moreChevron

Jerry Kennard

Jerry Kennard, Health Guide

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Using Detachment When Your Partner is Depressed

The idea that you will always be there for your partner no matter what the circumstances may seem well-intentioned but it is also potentially self-destructive. Your support probably should be limited to the point where reasonable boundaries can be set. If you allow yourself to be pulled along an emotionally downward spiral, as is the case with... Read moreChevron

posted 10/25/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Good News! Fibro-Fog Does Not Lead to Alzheimer's

One of the most frustrating symptoms most fibromyalgia patients experience is fibro-fog. Fibro-fog is the name we use to describe a variety of cognitive impairments such as forgetfulness, memory lapses, an inability to concentrate,... Read moreChevron

HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Halloween Alert: Do More Tricks than Treats This Year

A new study should stop parents dead in their tracks.  It suggests that kids, as young as three, will eat pretty much any treat they are given, even if they aren't hungry. 

 

So what’s the big deal?  One of the cornerstones of weight management, and avoiding obesity, is the inherent stomach-brain... Read moreChevron

posted 10/23/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Freelance health writer

Will My Skin Cancer Come Back?

You have completed your skin cancer treatmentand now must go back to living your life. But, before your diagnosis, you probably didn’t give cancer too much thought. Now, it seems, you can’t go very... Read moreChevron

posted 10/22/2014, comments (0)|