Francis Roemer

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The Largest Health Disparity We Don’t Talk About

I didn’t think our relationship would last, but neither did I think it would end so soon.<p>My patient had struggled with bipolar disorder his entire life, and his illness dominated our years together. He had, in a fit of hopelessness, tried to take his life with a fistful of pills. He had, in an …

Omega-3 Rich Fish

Omega-3 fatty acids lower your risk of heart disease mainly by lowering triglycerides and countering inflammation.<p>You can find these fats in a …

Psalm 34 - NRS Bible

<b>1</b> I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.<p><b>2</b> My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be …

Anosognosia: Curing the disease of not knowing about simple, proven prevention of and treatments for serious mental illnesses - Children's Mental Health Network

Morning Zen<p>The word of the day in my essay is <i>anosognosia</i>, a medical term meaning that a person has a sort of “brain blindness” to their medical …

China goes west: a ghost city in the sand comes to life

Mountains have been flattened and villages bulldozed to build Lanzhou New Area in China’s wild west. Four years ago <b>Tom Phillips</b> met empty streets and an eerie hush, but now he finds this improbable desert mirage finally filling up<p>It was a scheme as bold and eccentric as any to emerge from China’s …

Ill-advised diet trend of cutting dairy is 'worrying'

The newest diet trend for under-25s of 'clean eating' is worrying. A healthy interpretation of 'clean eating' is reducing processed foods in your …

'Clean eating': How good is it for you?

<b>Young people are being warned that faddy diets are putting their health at risk.</b><p>The National Osteoporosis Society found that a fifth of under-25s were cutting out or reducing dairy in their diet, which can affect their bones.<p>One diet that - in its extreme form - recommends avoiding dairy is "clean …

Killing “Schizophrenics”: Contemporary U.S. Psychiatry Versus Nazi Psychiatry

<b>This article also appears on CounterPunch.</b>In any society that prioritizes economic efficiency, productivity and order above life and all of life’s …

Mental Health

Recovering from Schizophrenia Without Medication

Preface: Failing in my efforts to get this article published for the general public, apparently only here can I talk about a “cool subculture of …

Mindfulness meditation training lowers biomarkers of stress response in anxiety disorder

Hormonal, inflammatory reactions to stress were reduced after meditation training, in rigorous NIH-sponsored trial<p>WASHINGTON -- Mindfulness …

Advanced Core Crusher Workout

This cardio workout only involves two exercises, but don’t let that fool you: It’s intense! One of the two exercises is the inchworm, which is way …

Workouts