Archive for April, 2012

Can’t Stay Focused. Part 2

Thursday, April 26, 2012 13:49 Comments Off

Do you get along with co-workers and supervisors, or is there conflict that contributes to your leaving? If the problem seems to be largely interpersonal, some kind of therapy aimed at increasing social skills (or anger management, if that’s an issue) might be helpful.

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Can’t Stay Focused. Part 1

Thursday, April 26, 2012 13:13 Comments Off

Q.I’m a 31-year-old man who has trouble focusing on any one thing. I can’t hold a job for more than six months at a time. This is very frustrating for me as well as my spouse, although I’m never unemployed for more than two weeks. I work in a professional field where pay is adequate. […]

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The Male Hormonal Contraceptive

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 9:31 Comments Off

It’s still in clinical trials, and scientists aren’t yet sure when it will be approved for general use, or even what form it will come in — pill, gel or shot, but a prescription male hormonal contraceptive is on the horizon.

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Fighting to Delay the Onset of Diabetes, Part 2

Monday, April 16, 2012 6:34 Comments Off

The four-day meeting provides an overview of current diabetic research. There are hundreds of sessions (and thousands of participants), but I limited my attendance to those that discussed the topic of diabetes prevention.

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Fighting to Delay the Onset of Diabetes, Part 1

Monday, April 16, 2012 6:32 Comments Off

When my daughter was 3 years old, she received ominous medical lab results. Blood work showed her pancreas was under attack from her own immune system. She was at high risk of developing type 1 (juvenile-onset, insulin-dependent) diabetes, and our family was thrown into a state of high alert.

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Healthy Diet Reduces Risk for Heart Disease

Friday, April 13, 2012 12:04 Comments Off

A diet low in fat and high in fruits and vegetables has been known to reduce risk factors for heart disease such as blood pressure and cholesterol, but new findings, published in the August 22nd issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, have shown the benefits of a healthy diet on an alternate […]

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Recipe Makeovers

Friday, April 6, 2012 5:32 Comments Off

Do you have a favorite recipe that you don’t use anymore because it’s “not good for you?” The staff of the Healing Kitchen may be able to help. They specialize in recipe makeovers — redesigning some of your favorite dishes to cut the fat, cholesterol and calories while keeping the flavor you crave. Sometimes, […]

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