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Self Esteem: Getting Too Much of a Good Thing

Self Esteem: Getting Too Much of a Good Thing

Self Esteem: Getting Too Much of a Good Thing. You would think that receiving positive support in the majority of your daily activities would be a good thing for your self esteem. Praise for challenges met and tasks accomplished most certainly play to our sense of reward.

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The Big Con: Prescription Drug Advertising in the US

The Big Con: Prescription Drug Advertising in the US

The Big Con: Prescription Drug Advertising in the US Prescription drug advertising is big business. Really big. So much so that the pharmacy industry currently spends over $4 billion a year to push the sales directly to the consuming public. And this investment works well too. Slick

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You Are in Command: The Incredible Power of Informed Consent

You Are in Command: The Incredible Power of Informed Consent

In light of recent legislative efforts, in particular the current sb277 debate in California, it is important to understand who is really in charge of our bodies, Health, and that of our loved ones. As the law is written right now, the patient/consumer has the ultimate say

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Debating Vaccinations: Why Aren’t We Getting Along?

Debating Vaccinations: Why Aren’t We Getting Along?

The vaccination issue is a hot topic of debate these days and rightly so. The health and wellbeing of ourselves and our loved ones is at stake. Lots of information and hyperbole are being flung back and forth but are we getting information upon which one can

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Recent Posts: Dad's Back

Last Conversation of a Father and Son

Last Conversation of a Father and Son

Funny how caregiving is the gift that just keeps on giving. We think it is just about the physical care and emotional roller coaster of caring for loved ones. With their passing comes a whole new package of personal work that circles around to address the many things we ignored during the times of providing care.

Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia, as a plot device for television or film, has never quite lived up to the reality. Usually played for sobbing sympathy or just a tragic underscore to a character, the story line usually leaves out the stumbling’s of the caregivers and their associated confused introduction to their new roles.

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