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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

Freelance health writer

Don’t Forget to Check Your Scalp for Skin Cancer

When you do a self-skin check, do you include your scalp? If you are bald, you probably do. If not, the scalp is often a forgotten area. But skin cancer can, and does, develop on the scalp. The majority of cancers found on the head and neck are either basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma.   Even though melanoma is not as common... Read moreChevron
posted 08/28/2014, comments (0)|
John McManamy

John McManamy, Health Guide

Author and Advocate

Reflecting on Robin Williams and Suicide

Robin Williams’s suicide shocked and saddened all of us. I published two posts on HealthCentral’s bipolar site, which can be found here and here.   This is a good time, writing from a depression perspective, to focus on suicide. This is an issue all of us living with depression - no exceptions - have confronted. Some of us have... Read moreChevron
Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro


How to Stop Abuse of Elders by Caregivers

In my last sharepost I talked, in general terms, about the profile of people who physically and emotionally abuse elders with dementia. Many people, just like you and me, find themselves in very stressful and frustrating situations.  In this sharepost I want to concentrate on caregivers who look after a loved one within their own homes... Read moreChevron
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

New Research Shows Migraine Responsible for 13% of Deaths in Women

For several years now, studies have shown an association between migraine and cardiovascular  disease and incidents. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and events include diseases and events related to the heart and blood vessels and include: heart attack, aka myocardial infarction; atherosclerosis: a condition in which plaque builds up in the... Read moreChevron
posted 08/27/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

Librarian and Writer

Goal Setting Part One: Setting a Goal

Along with biology: an underlying reason a lot of individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia might not set goals is because their "pre-morbid" level of functioning wasn't high to begin with.   If you have little experience at social events, with "going for the gold" on a sports team or in another traditional arena like dating or relating, it... Read moreChevron
posted 08/25/2014, comments (0)|