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NPR: Modifiable Stroke Risks Still Rising Across All Ages, Races

November 24th, 2017 (No Comments)

NPR: Modifiable Stroke Risks Still Rising Across All Ages, Races  For years, doctors have been warning us that high cholesterol, cigarette smoking, illegal drug use and diabetes increase our chances of having a potentially fatal stroke. And yet, most of the stroke patients showing up at hospitals from 2004 to 2014 had one or more […]

The New York Times: Cancer Doctors Cite Risks Of Drinking Alcohol

November 17th, 2017 (No Comments)

The New York Times: Cancer Doctors Cite Risks Of Drinking Alcohol The American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents many of the nation’s top cancer doctors, is calling attention to the ties between alcohol and cancer. In a statement published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the group cites evidence that even light drinking […]

How To Help Someone Who Is Grieving

November 14th, 2017 (No Comments)

If you have a friend or loved one who is grieving, it can be difficult to figure out how to bring them comfort. Your actions and words do matter. The smallest gestures can make a profound difference to someone in the grieving process. Although grieving takes time and there’s no way to speed the recovery […]