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Entries Tagged as 'healing'
March 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment
March 3rd, 2010 · No Comments
Write to know the stories of you life.
December 29th, 2008 · No Comments
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 90 million Americans now live with chronic diseases. These chronic diseases such as diabetes and arthritis result in a decreased quality of life, limited activity, and extended pain and suffering.
When you suffer with a chronic healthcare problem, you deal with many factors that [...]
December 23rd, 2008 · No Comments
Ellen Taliaferro, MD
Zita Surprenant, MD, MPH
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), the psychological, emotional, and physical abuse of your patients by a current or previous intimate partner affects close to four million women a year. A little over a third of these women report violent victimization. Like many other medical conditions, IPV often escalates in frequency and [...]
May 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments
The 2008 Writers Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers just arrived in my mailbox. I look forward to this list each year and find that I have some favorites that I follow, such as C. Hope Clark’s Funds for Writers. Having exchanged some emails with Hope in the past (she is a neat lady), I [...]
May 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment
Are you looking for a way to impart the knowledge you wish to pass along? Then consider writing a “mentor” book. These books take the reader on a journey where the protagonist finds a mentor who guides him or her through difficult life passages. Of interest to the fiction writer, “Meeting with the Mentor,” stage [...]
April 27th, 2008 · No Comments
Medical students often begin their training full of idealism and hope. Keeping that idealism intact while absorbing tons of facts and technical skills challenges both them and their teachers in medical school.
Now a new descriptive study on the use of reflective writing suggests that hope lies in the use of reflective writing at various stages [...]
April 14th, 2008 · No Comments
One of 40 contributors to the just released book, Voices of Alcoholism: The Healing Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort and Strength, is writing buddy Kim Mallin, MD. The book’s publisher, LaChance Publishing, is donating 100% of profits from the sale of its Voices Of series to The Healing Project (www.thehealingproject.org), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to [...]
April 3rd, 2008 · 3 Comments
Here’s a nice blog post I found while surfing the net this morning. Enjoy.
Writing as Therapy
Laura Woodruff, LCSW
I have found writing to be such a good tool for emoting. It is such a great way to cleanse the soul! There are some things that are not appropriate for the blog, as we all [...]
March 27th, 2008 · No Comments
Author Shannon Brownlee in her book, Overtreated–Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer, notes that our American Healthcare system cost us $2.1 trillion in 2006. The 2016 prediction of cost soars up to $4.1 trillion.
Worse, in spite of numerous past attempts to fix the system, 47 million Americans or one in six [...]