Category Archives: Death and dying

News about ovarian cancer screening

There is a survival rate of up to 90% when ovarian cancer is caught early, compared with less than 30% if it is discovered in the later stages.  Unlike other cancers, the symptoms, such as pelvic and abdominal pain or … Continue reading

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Avoid glucose and live longer!

Who doesn’t love sugar?  But is it worth ending you life sooner?

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Do performers and celebrities die at a younger age?

Having a glittering career in the public eye may come at the cost of a shorter life, an analysis of obituaries in a US newspaper suggests.  It showed performers and sports stars tended to die a few years younger than … Continue reading

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Find Your Reason to Be Here: The Search for Meaning in Midlife

“This is a quick, comprehensive overview of our generation at this moment in the 21st century.  Carter’s telling is at once realistic and optimistic—and her own story is living proof.  Her even-handed reporting and clear, compassionate writing help me understand … Continue reading

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Ten Steps to Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease

Go read this excellent article to avoid the BIG A!

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Dystextia an essential new way of diagnosing stroke!

Harvard scientists are reporting that a case of “dystextia” clued them in that a 25-year-old pregnant woman had suffered a stroke, and was in need of urgent medical care. Apparently, the inability to text correctly can be your very first … Continue reading

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Change your perspective, change your life!

Learn about the latest research on optimism and resilience!

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If you are serious about losing weight…

you MUST watch this 50 minute video! Just saw it last night: 10 Things You Need to Know to Lose Weight.

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New help with midlife mental health!

My new book: “Find Your Reason to Be Here: The Search for Meaning in Midlife” is out!  This is the research project I have been working on for the past few years!  It contains life-changing information for those in their … Continue reading

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SUPERBUGS!!!

Don’t miss this great summary of what’s happening with the superbugs these days!

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