Art therapy and the intersection between chronic illness and mental health

An excerpt from My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful. Managing chronic illness can leave a person susceptible to emotional and mental health issues that can further exacerbate their physical symptoms.  Post-traumatic str…

Art therapy and the intersection between chronic illness and mental health

An excerpt from My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful. Managing chronic illness can leave a person susceptible to emotional and mental health issues that can further exacerbate their physical symptoms.  Post-traumatic str…

What’s Happening With New Abortion Regulations Under Title X

Clare Coleman, CEO of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association, talks with NPR’s Sarah McCammon about recent changes to Title X regulations.

How Crying Can Help You, Here Is What A Study Says

A study measured how crying may affect your breathing and other aspects of your physiology.

A fatal diagnosis doesn’t mean life is finished

An excerpt from What Does It Feel Like to Die?: Inspiring New Insights into the Experience of Dying. People who are diagnosed with a fatal disease sometimes do more than cope. They grow. They repair or strengthen relationships. They find a deeper spiri…

Amazon Stopped Selling Books Promoting Conversion Therapy, And Some People Are Mad

“Now the pitchfork and torch-wielding witch-hunt has come for our freedom to obtain and read books others believe are offensive,” wrote one conservative critic of Amazon’s decision. “How long until the most widely read book in the world is banned becau…

How to raise a resilient child

An excerpt from the Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child. If you look it up in the dictionary, you might see the term resilience explained as having the ability to bounce or spring back into shape after being compressed, stretched or bent. Tree…

It Is A Heat Wave, How To Stay Cool

The death of former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus shows that heat can kill even young adults.

Insurers Making It Tough For Sanders And Warren To End Private Medicare

Health insurance companies continue to announce record growth in their Medicare Advantage businesses with UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, announcing last week that its Medicare Advantage enrollment jumped by 400,000 seniors to …

Examining Biden’s Health Care Pitch

New York Times health reporter Sarah Kliff tells NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro about Joe Biden’s health care plan and how it differs from “Medicare for All.”

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