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Debunking the Mammography Myth Around Family History

By Solis Mammography - Apr 26 2017


Mammography Myth-Busting Written by: Connie Oliver Myth #1: You don’t need to worry about annual screening if you don’t have breast cancer in your family. While research shows a strong link between a woman’s family history of breast cancer and her individual likelihood of being diagnosed herself, the fact that a woman does not have breast […]

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Eat More Veggies!
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Eat More Veggies!

By Bridget Swinney - Apr 26 2017


True or False? You need to eat more veggies. If you’re like most people, the answer is probably true. The problem? It’s probably not a habit. Before suggest how to make it a habit, first let me tell you why you should eat more veggies. Eating more veggies is pretty much a cure-all for so […]

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No Shame On U: Honest, Open, Proud
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No Shame On U: Honest, Open, Proud

By Miriam Ament - Apr 26 2017


Honest, Open, Proud – No Shame On U In our second podcast, we talk with Kyra Newman, the Directory of Recovery at NAMI Chicago. We are discussing the HOP (Honest, Open, Proud) Program that No Shame On U is offering to the community.   We are also talking about how it helps to take away the shame […]

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Self Care? Well, Maybe a Micro Break
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Self Care? Well, Maybe a Micro Break

By Lisa Lambert - Apr 19 2017


“Let’s talk about how you can take time for yourself,” the therapist said to me. I looked at her in disbelief. My son was eight and a half at the time and it had been 18 months since we’d gone down this rabbit hole of a mental health system. Carve out time for myself? I […]

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Facing Suicide - Stories of the Mind
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Facing Suicide – Stories of the Mind

By Mental Health Channel - Apr 19 2017


Stories of the Mind: Facing Suicide Highly personal stories exploring this difficult topic… from a family recovering from a son’s suicide, to five women who choose to live.   More about Suicide and other Mental Health Topics from Mental Health Channel

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N9: Nursing to the Power of 9
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N9: Nursing to the Power of 9

By Amy Gallagher - Apr 19 2017


As an internationally-published journalist for the medical, nursing, rescue, aviation and military markets, one of my greatest moments was as the editor for ADVANCE for Nurses magazine where I interviewed hundreds of nurses and toured countless healthcare facilities throughout Texas. The first Chief Nursing Officer [CNO] who I met as editor was Cole Edmonson DNP, […]

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Advance Care Planning: It Always Seems Too Early, Until It’s Too Late
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Advance Care Planning: It Always Seems Too Early, Until It’s Too Late

By Jaime Cobb - Apr 14 2017


College education. Career path. Relationships. Starting a family. Buying or selling a house. Vacations. Retirement. From the age that we’re old enough to understand, most of us are taught and accept that these are the markers in life that we plan for. However, there’s one key marker that’s all-too-often missing from this list: advance care […]

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How to Help Others as a Hearing Health Advocate
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How to Help Others as a Hearing Health Advocate

By Carson Hearing - Apr 12 2017


If you already wear hearing aids, you’ve already overcome the odds. In the US, approximately 48 million individuals have hearing loss, of which 28.8 million could benefit from the use of hearing aids. Unfortunately, of those age 70 and older, only 30 percent of those who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them. For […]

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Dealing with Depression and Anxiety: Is it all in your Gut?

By Silke Schwarzkopf - Apr 12 2017


One of the things I like best about producing 2nd Act TV is meeting so many motivational people who enable us to change our lives and inspire us to become the person we always wanted to be, no matter what our age. Being of sound mind and body, I feel blessed to be able to […]

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Diet and Disease: What's at the Tip of Your Fork?
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Diet and Disease: What’s at the Tip of Your Fork?

By Adrienne Inger - Apr 07 2017


For years, we’ve been pushing the 5 A Day rule — that is, to aim to have at least five servings of fruits and vegetables as part of your daily intake. But new research is indicating that more may be better. According to a study by the Imperial College of London, 10 portions of fruit […]

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MHC Online Film Fest (Second Prize): In Bed
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MHC Online Film Fest (Second Prize): In BED

By Mental Health Channel - Apr 05 2017


MHC Online Film Festival – Second Prize: In BED Directed by Leila Vatan A dance instructor with Binge Eating Disorder (BED) wrestles with temptation, control, and self-image. View all 2016 MHC OFF Films at: mentalhealthchannel.tv/film-festival   About MHC Online Film Festival: The MHC OFF celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise […]

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Where Behavioral Health Services Begin
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Where Behavioral Health Services Begin

By Julie Jeter - Apr 05 2017


Every two years in Texas our legislature meets and votes on bills that become law. As of the March 10th filing deadline, there were a total of 6,654 bills and joint resolutions filed for the 85th Legislative Session. Even now, committees are reviewing and hearing bills, meeting at least weekly and making decisions for the […]

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3 Small Steps to Better Nutrition
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3 Small Steps to Better Nutrition

By Adrienne Inger - Mar 29 2017


The month of March brings with it small changes that have a meaningful impact. As the early spring sun peaks through grey winter skies and temperatures thaw to grant us slightly milder days, an air of possibility is born. We begin to shake off the winter cob webs, head outside, and feel a little lighter […]

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Learning the Virtues
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Learning the Virtues

By Linda Seger - Mar 29 2017


When everything is going well in our business, we are usually judged by our knowledge and our ability to do our job well. Virtues may not seem essential. We’re doing just fine. Does anything really change because we’re virtuous? There are many ways to define virtues. The book of Galatians in the New Testament lists […]

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What’s Your Relationship with Time: Are You at War?
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What’s Your Relationship with Time: Are You at War?

By Alise Cortez - Mar 27 2017


I’m not sure when it all began, but I’ve been at war… with time. And I seem to be losing. Badly. You may know the story line – there’s so much to do in a day, and I just can’t get it all done….? I’m exhausted and defeated. Like a hamster running like crazy on […]