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…

5 Tips to Working With Your Loved One When Trying To Find Appropriate Care – By Madeline Stiers

Knowing a loved one is suffering from a mental health disorder can be extremely hard on everyone involved, especially when you are not sure how to approach the subject, what to say, or how to help. You may find yourself trying and trying, to no avail, which makes it feel like you’re doing more damage than repair. When faced with this situation, here are some…