Posts Tagged ‘Illness’

I Have A Mental Illness And A Gun License. Here’s What I Think Of Gun Reform.

It has to be evidence-based, pragmatic and include a working knowledge of firearms. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

5 People On What It’s Really Like To Live With An Invisible Illness

“I always worry that I’ll be defined by something that most people don’t even fully understand.” Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Troian Bellisario Says Mental Illness ‘Almost Killed Me’

“There was a time when it had absolute authority over me.” Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

More Than Half Of Opioid Prescriptions Go To People With Mental Illness

People with mood disorders receive 60 million prescriptions for painkillers a year. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

13 Dead From Unexplained Illness In Liberia

A mysterious illness has killed 13 people and sickened 30 others in Liberia since April 23, according to the World Health Organization. Dr. Alex Gasasira, the WHO’s representative in Liberia, told HuffPost on Saturday that while authorities have not found the “smoking gun” of what has caused the unexplained illnesses and deaths in Sinoe County, […]

Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU

5 percent of the millions who enter intensive care units use up one-third of ICU resources, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

CDC Zika Summit Details Plans to Fight Mosquito-Borne Illness

The primary concern is potential for birth defects, officials say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Apollo Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions and Lunar Surface Operations – EVA, Food, Hygiene, Illness, Radiation Issues

Apollo Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions and Lunar Surface Operations – EVA, Food, Hygiene, Illness, Radiation Issues This NASA document – converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction – provides a comprehensive review of the inputs and recommendations of Apollo astronauts for future lunar exploration missions. […]

Why Those With Alzheimer’s And Mental Illness Need Community

My dad’s voice drifted gently through the cell phone, quieting the zip-zapping of my mind, “He was my only friend with Alzheimer’s — sort of my best friend. And now he’s dead.” Rain pattered outside the tall kitchen window next to me. I’d been chopping colorful vegetables for dinner, and my knife froze. Our family […]

John Green Has A Refreshingly Honest Take On Mental Illness

John Green is dropping some real talk about what it’s like to live in the spotlight with a mental illness.  The Fault in Our Stars author hosted a Reddit Ask Me Anything session earlier this week, where he opened up about his experience with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and anxiety. One user asked how he deals with his […]

How This Couple Fought Through Illness To Find A New Destiny

I am a caregiver for my partner who has become housebound and bedridden due to an incurable “invisible” disease. I too live with a serious illness, barely getting through each day, mostly housebound myself. Franky and I met, and a spell was cast; we fell madly deeply infatuated with each other, as young love often […]

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Demi Lovato On Fighting Mental Illness Stigma And Finding Peace

If there’s one thing singer-songwriter Demi Lovato knows how to do, it’s express her emotions on stage, detailing her trials and triumphs with mental illness through her lyrics. But in her downtime, she’s also a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and acceptance, speaking publicly about her experience with bipolar disorder and addiction. “I want […]

Woman Dying From Anorexia Speaks Out About Her Battle With The Illness, Asks The World For Help

A woman suffering from anorexia is speaking out about her illness in the hopes that she might save herself — and others battling the same disease. Rachael Farrokh is 37, and has been anorexic for a decade. In an emotional YouTube video posted online last month, Farrokh said she is fighting for her life. “I’m […]

Should You Be Ashamed Of Your Mental Illness? This Chart Will Tell You

Here’s a sad reality: Approximately 31 percent of people with mental illness say they choose to not seek treatment for their disorder due to fear of judgment. Stigma is a real issue when it comes to mental health; it acts as a barrier to support and stands in the way of self-acceptance. We put together […]

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

But half of those surveyed said they’d want to help their co-worker healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Having a Severe Mental Illness Means Dying Young

People diagnosed with serious mental illness — schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or severe depression — die 20 years early, on average, because of a combination of lousy medical care, smoking, lack of exercise, complications of medication, suicide, and accidents. They are the most discriminated-against and neglected group in the U.S., which has become probably the worst […]

Vaccine for Deer Against ‘Mad Cow’-Like Illness Shows Promise

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to help contain spread of Enterovirus D68 healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

More Than Half Of The People Executed In The U.S. Have A Severe Mental Illness: Study

A majority of the 100 executed inmates examined in a new study by three legal researchers had “a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder or psychosis.” Yet, because of an oddity in the Supreme Court’s death penalty cases, it is typically constitutional under existing precedents to execute people with these illnesses. Healthy […]

Behind The Yellow Door, A Man’s Mental Illness Worsens

The man in the house, a 42-year-old who once earned six figures working on Capitol Hill and was a devoted husband and father, tells his family that he is not sick, even though a psychological evaluation found he had “a schizoaffective disorder, depressive type with persecutory delusions.” As far as they know, he has stopped […]

How Mental Illness Fed My Creativity

There’s no romance to mental illness. Whether you’re suffering from psychosis or schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or depression, the realities of mental ill-health often mean a life disrupted by isolation, harrowing symptoms, hospitalizations, discrimination and despair. At a time when the government seems hell-bent on slashing away at the budgets of mental health services across the […]

Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer’s Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness

Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer’s Guide to Avoiding Drug-Induced Death or Illness "More than 100,000 people a year die in American hospitals from adverse reactions to medication, making drug reactions one of the leading causes of death in this country, researchers are reporting today…." — "Journal of the American Medical Association" study, as quoted […]

The African American Woman’s Health Book: A Guide to the Prevention and Cure of Illness

The African American Women’s Health Book: A Guide to the Prevention And Cure of Illness

Chronic Illness’ Opportunity for Patients and Providers

Typically, we don’t think about illness offering us anything positive. But it can, and it does for countless numbers of people. After the initial stages of shock and grief, many people develop greater resilience and go on to what I call “flourish.” Live in a way that makes their life even more satisfying, full and […]

Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Recalled Due To Illness Link

The Food and Drug Administration is recalling all bags and lot numbers of Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice products produced last year, after they’ve been linked to dozens of illnesses in Texas, Illinois and North Dakota. The FDA is warning food service companies and consumers not to use the following Uncle Ben’s products (which are most […]

Feminist Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness

Feminist Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness New – The once productive association between feminism and the sociology of health and illness has broken down in recent years. In a social world marked by significant social change in men’s and women’s lives and their health, a gender-based analysis is urgently needed. This books […]

The Johns Hopkins Family Health Book: The Essential Home Medical Reference to Help You and Your Family Promote Good Health and Manage Illness

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency As an Emergency Room pediatrician Dr. Lara Zibners has seen it all. She’s cared for a portion of the 25 million children in the U.S. who are taken to the ER […]

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency As an Emergency Room pediatrician Dr. Lara Zibners has seen it all. She’s cared for a portion of the 25 million children in the U.S. who are taken to the ER […]

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