Monthly Archives: October 2014

No Risky Chances: The conversation that matters most.

Lacking a coherent view of how people might live successfully all the way to the very end, we have allowed our fates to be controlled by medicine, technology, and strangers. “You don’t have to spend much time with the elderly … Continue reading

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Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program

This report describes a novel, comprehensive, and personalized therapeutic program that is based on the underlying pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, and which involves multiple modalities designed to achieve metabolic enhancement for neurodegeneration (MEND). The first 10 patients who have utilized … Continue reading

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Hospital volunteers give time, compassion for patients

“WEST CHESTER TWP. — For the volunteers of West Chester Hospital, dedicating time to help others in a sometimes stressful environment is an important part of their lives. One of the hospital’s most senior volunteers, 82-year old Tudy Aberay of Liberty … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Know About Vaccines

“This is the key idea behind the anti-vaccination movement—vaccines are somehow causing autism incidence to rise—and it’s entirely without merit. Everything else comes from that: the idea that vaccines have toxins, the scheduling is too many too soon, and so … Continue reading

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Doctors Who Don’t Know How to Talk About Death

When physicians avoid discussions of mortality and end-of-life care, their patients are the ones who suffer. More @ The Atlantic

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Wrapped in Plastic: Preparing for Ebola

Photos: As several African nations struggle to contain outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus, and other countries ready themselves for any possible spread, images of healthcare workers wrapped in colorful personal protective equipment have become symbolic of the fight against the … Continue reading

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Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

“A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby. Rev David Southall was put forward for the Butterfly Award by Lisa Ventura, … Continue reading

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