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Sit & Listen

Well, here I am, unsuccessfully sleeping – so blogging instead. Maybe once I get moved back home, sleep will come easier, but I’m not counting on it. 343 more words

Inspiration

Overcomer

Hello Luvs,

I’ve decided to share this here with you. It took all I had, to do this song (3 1/2 minutes). I’m being quickly tapered from my LA/ER pain medication.*I had been a medical & educational Interpreter for the Deaf before my car accident in 2002. 52 more words

Health Advocate

Reach out to Congress with IFFGD

Interested in working on your advocacy? Read below what IFFGD is doing this month and how you can help!

During the month of September, join IFFGD and advocates across the nation in making your voice heard in Washington! 146 more words

Information

TMC Health Policy Institute Surveys Hot Button Health Care Issues - TMC News

The Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute released today the results of a national survey on major health care issues.

The annual survey, titled “The Nation’s Pulse: The Texas Medical Center’s Consumer Survey,” pooled responses from more than 5,000 participants nationwide on a range of health care topics, including health care priorities, “fat taxes,” tobacco laws and the role of health policy in the 2020 Presidential Election.

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Knowing the 17 Signs and Symptoms of PTSD.

Signs of PTSD can range from flashbacks to nightmares, panic attacks to eating disorders and cognitive delays to lowered verbal memory capacity. Many trauma survivors also encounter substance abuse issues, as they attempt to self-medicate the negative effects of PTSD.

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Something Emotional

Hello Luvs,

So the things I’ve written lately, have been pretty “deep”; to say the least! I thought because you know that my Language is American Sign Language, and since things have been a bit “heavy”; I’d take it down a notch! 82 more words

Miscellaneous

Hospitals know how to protect mothers. They just aren’t doing it.

Women giving birth are needlessly dying or suffering life-altering injuries because U.S. hospitals aren’t following known safety measures, a USA TODAY investigation found.
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