Grieving the Death of a Significant Other – By Marian Mankin

When a significant other dies your world is turned upside down. Dealing with day to day life can be overwhelming. It can take a lot of time and energy to manage the logistical details of your loved one’s estate at a time when you are experiencing your own grief and having to respond to others who are also grieving the death of your loved one.…

When It Comes to People, Take the Long Route – By Amy Simpson

Among the not-so-surprising news that came out last week were the most recent results of an annual survey aimed at uncovering burnout and bias among health care professionals. According to this survey, 40 percent of physicians report personal bias toward certain types of patients. Among doctors included in the survey, 62 percent admitted to bias against patients with “emotional problems,” the most common type of…

Will Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? – By Richard Elbein

 With Alzheimer’s disease affecting one in three American families and baby boomers entering the age of greatest risk, there is intense interest in finding risk-reducing strategies. Currently there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s. Those over 65 are at greatest risk, with one in nine developing Alzheimer’s. African Americans and Latinos are at twice the risk. Mostly outside of our control are…

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