Posts Tagged ‘Illness’

I Have A Mental Illness And A Gun License. Here’s What I Think Of Gun Reform.

It has to be evidence-based, pragmatic and include a working knowledge of firearms. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

5 People On What It’s Really Like To Live With An Invisible Illness

“I always worry that I’ll be defined by something that most people don’t even fully understand.” Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Troian Bellisario Says Mental Illness ‘Almost Killed Me’

“There was a time when it had absolute authority over me.” Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

More Than Half Of Opioid Prescriptions Go To People With Mental Illness

People with mood disorders receive 60 million prescriptions for painkillers a year. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

13 Dead From Unexplained Illness In Liberia

A mysterious illness has killed 13 people and sickened 30 others in Liberia since April 23, according to the World Health Organization. Dr. Alex Gasasira, the WHO’s representative in Liberia, told HuffPost on Saturday that while authorities have not found the “smoking gun” of what has caused the unexplained illnesses and deaths in Sinoe County, […]

Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Work and Illness: The Cancer Patient

Work and Illness: The Cancer Patient Is the cancer patient an object of job discrimination? Are the discriminatory claims of AIDS patients and patients of other chronic diseases accurate? According to this book the question is a moot one for its occurrence is an inevitable consequence of our social system and the characteristics of the […]

Working with Serious Mental Illness: A Manual for Clinical Practice

Working with Serious Mental Illness: A Manual for Clinical Practice This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. In today’s mental health services, there is a pressing need for practitioners to place greater emphasis on working with users of services and to use skills that have a sound theoretical […]

Amid Greek Austerity, This Group Fights For People With Mental Illness

ATHENS — “People who suffer from severe mental disorders do not even realize that they might have rights,” said Niki Darmogianni, a Greek psychologist and member of a new mental health advocacy office. “They need to know that even if they suffer from something serious, this does not cancel their whole life — they still […]

This Is What Chronic Illness Really Looks Like

Allie Cashel and Erica Lupinacci no longer want to suffer in silence. After dealing chronic illness for the majority of their lives — Cashel with Lyme disease and Lupinacci with lupus — and feeling like they were alone in their experience, the two childhood friends paired up to speak out. The result is a gorgeous photo […]

This Is What Chronic Illness Really Looks Like

Allie Cashel and Erica Lupinacci no longer want to suffer in silence. After dealing chronic illness for the majority of their lives — Cashel with Lyme disease and Lupinacci with lupus — and feeling like they were alone in their experience, the two childhood friends paired up to speak out. The result is a gorgeous photo […]

Why Those With Alzheimer’s And Mental Illness Need Community

My dad’s voice drifted gently through the cell phone, quieting the zip-zapping of my mind, “He was my only friend with Alzheimer’s — sort of my best friend. And now he’s dead.” Rain pattered outside the tall kitchen window next to me. I’d been chopping colorful vegetables for dinner, and my knife froze. Our family […]

The Truth About Gun Violence and Mental Illness

Written with Olamide Abiose, M.Ed. The recent shooting tragedies — Lafayette, Chattanooga — and the recent sentencing of Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, have once again thrust mental illness into the center of our national dialogue. A wave of politicians and public figures — from Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), to Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and […]

John Green Has A Refreshingly Honest Take On Mental Illness

John Green is dropping some real talk about what it’s like to live in the spotlight with a mental illness.  The Fault in Our Stars author hosted a Reddit Ask Me Anything session earlier this week, where he opened up about his experience with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and anxiety. One user asked how he deals with his […]

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

You Don'T Look Sick!: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness

You Don'T Look Sick!: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness Coming to terms with this reality was a lot like accepting the death of a loved one.You Don&t LOOK Sick!: Living Well with Invisible Chronic Illness chronicles a patient&s true-life accounts and her physician&s compassionate commentary as they take a journey through the three stages […]

You Don’t Look Sick!: Living Well with Invisible Chronic Illness

You Don’t Look Sick!: Living Well with Invisible Chronic Illness You Don’t LOOK Sick chronicles a patient’s true-life accounts and her physician’s compassionate commentary as they take a journey through the three stages of chronic illness–Getting Sick, Being Sick, and Living Well. The authors address such practical aspects as hiring a doctor, managing chronic pain, […]

Your Health: How to Keep Fit, Prevent Illness and Manage Your Health Care

Your Health: How to Keep Fit, Prevent Illness and Manage Your Health Care Your Health: How to Keep Fit, Prevent Illness and Manage Your Health Care gives advice on how to keep mentally and physically active as well as information on screening, insurance, care and dealing with illness. Retirement is a time for positive good […]

The Nightmare of Prison for Individuals With Mental Illness

The treatment of prisoners with mental illness is often barbaric if not medieval. Here’s what needs to stop. At some point in the 1970s the decision was made to close state-run mental health institutions. Much of this was motivated by The Community Mental Health Act in 1963. Reports at the time indicated significant abuse of […]

Health Tip: Cancer Treatment Makes Foodborne Illness a Bigger Concern

Chemotherapy or radiation could compromise the immune system healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

6 Tips to Help Live a Balanced Life With Mental Illness

Living a balanced life is difficult for most people, but it is not impossible. Living a balanced life with a mental illness presents challenges that the “normal” (notice I used quotations) people of this world would not understand in a practical sense. The balanced life, according to scholars, theologians, monks, and people who have clout […]

Health and Illness

Health and Illness Ours is a culture riddled with preoccupations about health and disease. This study demonstrates how images of beauty and ugliness have constructed a visual history which records the artificial boundaries that continue to divide ‘healthy’ bodies from ones that are ill. Price: $ Sold by Rakuten Play.com

Apollo Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions and Lunar Surface Operations – EVA, Food, Hygiene, Illness, Radiation Issues

Apollo Medical Operations Project: Recommendations to Improve Crew Health and Performance for Future Exploration Missions and Lunar Surface Operations – EVA, Food, Hygiene, Illness, Radiation Issues This NASA document – converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction – provides a comprehensive review of the inputs and recommendations of Apollo astronauts for future lunar exploration missions. […]

Having a Severe Mental Illness Means Dying Young

People diagnosed with serious mental illness — schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or severe depression — die 20 years early, on average, because of a combination of lousy medical care, smoking, lack of exercise, complications of medication, suicide, and accidents. They are the most discriminated-against and neglected group in the U.S., which has become probably the worst […]

Vaccine for Deer Against ‘Mad Cow’-Like Illness Shows Promise

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

How Giving Back Helps This Man Take Charge Of His Illness

When Randy Stein was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he was far from surprised. After experiencing numbness in his hands for years, and later symptoms that he easily linked to the disease from his own online medical searches, he only needed the doctors to confirm his suspicions. However, he has far from allowed MS to control […]

Glenn Beck Sick With Mysterious Neurological Illness

Glenn Beck revealed on his network The Blaze on Monday that he has been battling a series of health problems that have left doctors baffled. The conservative media personality said the problems started when he was on Fox News and became so severe that the crew worked out hand signals to indicate when to take […]

A New ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ — Share Your Mental Illness Story (and Why I Share Mine)

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was ubiquitous on social media this summer. Its ingenious mission was to promote understanding and empathy for those who experience this deeply difficult condition. My heart goes out to all of these people, and I am extremely happy a greater understanding of ALS, as well as financial support, were the […]

29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to help contain spread of Enterovirus D68 healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

More Than Half Of The People Executed In The U.S. Have A Severe Mental Illness: Study

A majority of the 100 executed inmates examined in a new study by three legal researchers had “a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder or psychosis.” Yet, because of an oddity in the Supreme Court’s death penalty cases, it is typically constitutional under existing precedents to execute people with these illnesses. Healthy […]

Behind The Yellow Door, A Man’s Mental Illness Worsens

The man in the house, a 42-year-old who once earned six figures working on Capitol Hill and was a devoted husband and father, tells his family that he is not sick, even though a psychological evaluation found he had “a schizoaffective disorder, depressive type with persecutory delusions.” As far as they know, he has stopped […]

How Mental Illness Fed My Creativity

There’s no romance to mental illness. Whether you’re suffering from psychosis or schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or depression, the realities of mental ill-health often mean a life disrupted by isolation, harrowing symptoms, hospitalizations, discrimination and despair. At a time when the government seems hell-bent on slashing away at the budgets of mental health services across the […]

Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans

Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans

Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI Receive Tribute & Medication Help By Charles Myrick of ACRX

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The African American Women’s Health Book: A Guide to the Prevention And Cure of Illness

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Physical Illness and Drugs of Abuse

Physical Illness and Drugs of Abuse The timely recognition of physical health problems in patients with severe mental disorders is emerging as an important priority in the medical health field. Although it is well known that persons with addictions to illicit substances often develop a variety of mental health and physical health conditions, the epidemiological […]

The Twelve Steps And Dual Disorders: A Framework Of Recovery For Those Of Us With Addiction And An Emotional Or Psychiatric Illness

The Twelve Steps And Dual Disorders: A Framework Of Recovery For Those Of Us With Addiction And An Emotional Or Psychiatric Illness As we recover from both a chemical addiction and an emotional or psychiatric illness, here is clear, practical help for our unique needs. This interpretation of the Twelve Steps shows us how we […]

Sleep and Mental Illness

Sleep and Mental Illness The diagnosis of mental illness is frequently accompanied by sleep problems; conversely, people experiencing sleep problems may subsequently develop mental illness. Sleep and Mental Illness looks at this close correlation and considers the implications of research findings that have emerged in the last few years. Additionally, it surveys the essential concepts […]

Diagnosing and Treating Mental Illness, A Guide for Physicians, Interns, Nurses, Patients, and Their Families

Diagnosing and Treating Mental Illness, A Guide for Physicians, Interns, Nurses, Patients, and Their Families This is an updated edition of a revolutionary little book about understanding mental illness from the perspective of how people actually experience it. Dr. Wylie believes that mental illnesses are segments of normal emotional function that have escaped into an […]

Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically from Chronic Illness

Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically from Chronic Illness Until now, trial and error has been the way most of us experiment with alternative healing techniques like vitamins, herbal supplements, and acupuncture. Other books offer encyclopedic information on different therapies. But, it is possible to create a personalized, holistic plan that works. Only Getting Whole, […]

Maldynia: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Illness of Chronic Pain

Maldynia: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Illness of Chronic Pain Used – “An in depth examination of maldynia, also known as chronic pain, this book explores pain as a bio-cultural phenomenon that necessitates reexamination of medical philosophy, ethics, education, and practice. It provides a historical account of pain and then frames it with contemporary neurobiological perspectives. […]

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency As an Emergency Room pediatrician Dr. Lara Zibners has seen it all. She’s cared for a portion of the 25 million children in the U.S. who are taken to the ER […]

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency

If Your Kid Eats This Book Everything Will Still Be Okay: How To Know If Your Child’s Injury Or Illness Is Really An Emergency As an Emergency Room pediatrician Dr. Lara Zibners has seen it all. She’s cared for a portion of the 25 million children in the U.S. who are taken to the ER […]