The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

By Robyn Stein DeLuca, PhD Ask any woman and they can relate dozens if not hundreds of times their demeanor and situational responses have been defined (and judged) by preconceived, stereotypical ideas about hormones. The idea that women become raving lunatics when their hormones fluctuate is firmly entrenched in American culture – and deeply fueled by the media. But where exactly did this stereotype come from? How has it hurt women? Read more »
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September 13, 2017
Mothers & Daughters – Fathers & Sons

Mothers & Daughters – Fathers & Sons

By Lana Turnbull As we were putting together the reviews for this issue’s “BookShelf,” one of the books that fascinated me the most was Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again, by Kimberly Williams-Paisley. Reading about the stages of denial, frustration, acceptance and finally, love that the author and her family went through really hit close to home for me. In my family we have Read more »
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September 13, 2017
The Impact of the Mind-Body Connection

The Impact of the Mind-Body Connection

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Greeks believed in Mind-Body Dualism – in which the mind and body are thought to exist independently where one has no effect on the other. However modern research has shown that matters of mental health have a great impact on physical health. The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, originally conducted by Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), examined 17,000 adults Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Saving for a Rainy Day in… YOUR FITNESS BANK

Saving for a Rainy Day in… YOUR FITNESS BANK

by Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Saving money for emergencies is a wise habit and can be crucial to being prepared in case of a change in your financial situation due to a lost job or unexpected expense. While putting savings aside for a rainy day may seem like common sense, all too often people are caught without enough to tide them over if or when the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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Mississippi pain management physician, Dr. Carroll M. McLeod with Jackson Anesthesia Pain Center in Jackson, Mississippi, offers a new treatment read more »

IS GRAPEFRUIT HAVING A DANGEROUS INTERACITON WITH YOUR MEDICATIONS?
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The FCC recently announced that individuals can now text 911 for emergency assistance in some selected American cities and counties. read more »

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