Health & Lifestyles

Health & Lifestyles

Category Health & Lifestyles

Jeff Rodgers sits in his doctor's office pouring over patient consent forms one last time before “signing my life away,” he jokes. His signature will bring to a close months of preparation, a process that began by replying to an advertisement in local newspaper. The sponsor of the ad was looking for participants for a study evaluating a potential new treatment in the fight against diabetes. As a 40-year veteran in his own personal fight against Type1 diabetes, Jeff consented to numerous interviews conducted by telephone screeners, attended several appointments where both doctors and diabetes educators evaluated his general health...
POSTPARTUM MENTAL ILLNESS IS NOTHING LIKE THE “BABY BLUES”: HELP AVAILABLE THEN AND NOW I always knew I’d write this article someday. 22 years after the birth of my only child, it is still difficult to write about.  Though my son is happy, healthy and we have a great relationship, a tiny bit of shame remains.  I totally bought the bill of goods I was sold about new motherhood. I am not a stupid woman, but I really thought my husband would come home daily to find me rocking our little angel while dressed in the perfect peignoir.  Not only...
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