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Acknowledging the pressure

“You’re feeling a lot of pressure.” When my therapist said those words, everything clicked into place. Yes! That’s what I was feeling and unable to acknowledge for myself, much less express to her, but she figured it out. 425 more words


Self-care when the doctor is the patient

It is well known that doctors generally make terrible patients. We self-diagnose, self-treat, delay getting help from an appropriately trained person who is not us, and when we do, we often don’t follow medical advice. 771 more words

5-Part Series: The Truth about my Life with Multiple Chronic Illnesses, Part Four

If you’re just joining this series, I’ll catch you up quickly. Five years ago, this month, I came down with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), a.k.a. 2,523 more words

Chronic Illness

Genetics play bigger role in autism risk than environmental factors, study finds

Most of the variation in risk for autism may be explained by genetics rather than differences in environmental factors like lifestyle or community characteristics or certain pregnancy outcomes, … 490 more words


Your Data Were ‘Anonymized’? These Scientists Can Still Identify You

Computer scientists have developed an algorithm that can pick out almost any American in databases supposedly stripped of personal information.. via NYT Health https://nyti.ms/2Z2RxiV


Increasing Prevalence of Skin Diseases Escalating the U.S. Scar Treatment Market Progress

According to P&S intelligence, the U.S. scar treatment market was valued at $6.3 billion in terms of revenue in 2017 and it is estimated to register a CAGR of 10.4% during the forecast period (2018–2023). 359 more words