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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Empathy in Clinical Health Care

A forty-five-year-old Hispanic gentleman became well known to the health system after presenting frequently with shortness of breath and abdominal pain.  His primary care physician ordered multiple laboratory tests and radiologic scans which were unrevealing, and he was seen both a gastroenterologist and a cardiologist who found no organic explanation for his symptoms.  He was Read more…

Are You Anxious or Stressed?

Are You Anxious or Stressed? If you are like most people, then you probably use the words interchangeably and think that they are the same thing.  They are actually different and are treated differently.  The difference is critical in that the way you would treat anxiety is the opposite of how you would treat stress.  Read more…

Worried About Your Health A Lot? Treating Hypochondriasis

Worried About Your Health A Lot? Treating Hypochondriasis It may resemble a series of medical complaints and check-ups.  After all, you are persistent and want the best for your health.  When a thorough physical exam does not show anything, maybe you opt for some comprehensive lab tests.  You remember walking home each time from the Read more…

Developing A Homework Alliance With Your Child

Developing A Homework Alliance With Your Child Many parents are familiar with the frustrations involved in helping their children with homework.  In the best-case scenario, a child works on his own and parents provide assistance and guidance whenever necessary.  In other cases, daily homework becomes a team effort, with parents very much involved in helping Read more…

School Violence

School Violence “One child at a time” is the scope for today’s problem of school violence.  It is unacceptable, frightening, costly and misunderstood, yet it does happen.  It has evolved to be part of our culture.  Students are caught brining weapons into schools, bullying one another, and using violence to resolve frustration with teachers and Read more…