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John McManamy

John McManamy, Health Guide

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Author and Advocate

A Wearable Device for Depression?

 

Suppose we had a wearable device that could monitor your brain waves and display them on your tablet or smartphone the way an EKG machine tracks your... Read moreChevron

posted 11/24/2014, comments (0)|
Jerry Kennard

Jerry Kennard, Health Pro

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Chartered Psychologist

Happiness and the Peak-End Rule

Have you ever come back from a vacation only to feel you’ve never been away? You’d think the after-effects of a vacation would correspond to the time spent on it, but as often as not a three week vacation doesn’t actually feel three times better than a one-week vacation. In fact when we look back over our experiences it seems... Read moreChevron

posted 11/24/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Telling Their Story: Women In Pain Survey

Eighty percent of women with chronic pain believe they have been discriminated against in the healthcare system. Eighty-four percent feel that doctors treat them differently because they’re women. Sixty-five percent feel that them being a woman caused doctors take their pain less seriously.

 

These are the results of... Read moreChevron

posted 11/21/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Bill Quick

Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro

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Physician who is living with diabetes; editor of www.D-is-for-Diabetes.com

Diabetes Ain't Funny

Yesterday's comic strips included a cartoon that had an unexpected punch line. I've been thinking it over, and think that there's a point made in the comic that's not funny, but probably worthy of discussion.

The first frame of... Read moreChevron

Jerry Kennard

Negativity Bias and Anxiety

Imagine a situation where we are given one positive piece of information about a person and another that is negative. Which do you suppose we give more weight to? Here’s an example. Your boss praises you for a piece of work you’ve just undertaken and then looks at you in a way that appears critical. Well all the evidence suggests... Read moreChevron

posted 11/21/2014, comments (0)|