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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)|
Pam Flores

Pam Flores, Health Guide

Patient Blogger, wife, advocate, and caregiver

Your DXA Questions Answered by Larry Jankowski CBDT - Part 2

Read part 1 of this interview: "Your DXA Questions Answered by Larry Jankowski CBDT"   Biographical Sketch – Larry Jankowski, CBDT (Reviewed 06-14-2014)   Larry Jankowski is the chief DXA technologist and a research study coordinator for Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, a physician group practice with 19 locations, 81... Read moreChevron
posted 08/24/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Going Back to School without Back Pain

Millions of children are heading back to school now, and nearly one quarter of these young people have low back pain. How can someone so young already be experiencing pain? Children are at risk for back pain if there is a family history of back pain. Girls are at higher risk than boys. Although family history and gender are not risks that can be... Read moreChevron
posted 08/23/2014, comments (0)|
PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel, Health Guide

Author, breast cancer survivor

Research Roundup: Progress Towards a Breast Cancer Cure

This month’s top news stories from the world of breast cancer research – and their potential impact on you.   Does taking birth control pills increase breast cancer risk? A new study says yes. But hold on; the news isn’t as distressing as it might seem.   An article printed early this month in the online journal Cancer... Read moreChevron
posted 08/21/2014, comments (0)|

RA, Physical Trauma, and Healing

I still remember the date and time of my injury.  It was April 2nd, at 4:30 in the morning.  I had awakened and was making my way downstairs for some pain medication.   I didn’t switch on the light.  I didn’t give myself a moment to clear my head.  I was half sleep-walking down the stairs that lead from my... Read moreChevron
posted 08/19/2014, comments (0)|

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