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Holiday Grief – Survival Tips

The holiday season – beginning with Thanksgiving and through the New Year – can be unbearably hard if you are grieving the loss of a loved one. Here are my tips to survive. Continue reading

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Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Study

A recent meta-analysis published in online edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine has concluded that, “Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and is therefore a reasonable referral option.” Continue reading

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Childhood Depression is Real

Childhood depression affects many children deeply. There are tools and resources that can help. Continue reading

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Pain Management – Why Doctors Don’t Get It

There are multiple problems with regard to pain management in the United States, including a puritanical history that has contempt for suffering and enormous misunderstanding about pain management and addiction.
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Back Pain Help Comes in Many Forms

Yoga, pilates, chiropractic care and acupuncture offer natural therapies for back pain. Surgery may end up being necessary, but the patient should explore these alternative other options first. Continue reading

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The Face of Pain

People with chronic, unrelenting pain are often told it is “all in their head” and that they should see a psychologist. Palliative care doctors can help. Continue reading

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