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Listen: EMS Worker Recalls 2013 Tragedy

In 2013, Justin Stratton was one of the many first responders addressing the atrocities that took place at the Boston Marathon. For WTBU and BU News Service… 12 more words

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When the Light Left

From my six week psychiatric inpatient rotation at a Veteran’s Hospital—February/March 1979

Sixty eight year old male catatonic with depression

He lies still, so very still under the sheet, eyes closed; the only clue that he is living is the slight rise and fall of his chest.  1,336 more words

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Gratitude for Today

Today I am grateful for the sunshine and the ability to step outside and breathe fresh air. It is more healing than two ibuprofen for more ailments than one might expect. 7 more words

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Lifeforce & Longevity

The five fundamentals of a being truly happy and content, and living longer are positive thoughts, emotionally fulfilling relationships, living foods, exercise and spiritual completeness. For a number of years now at… 645 more words

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Social determinants of health - are we doing enough?

Physiotherapists don’t generally think our profession is ‘political.’  We mostly work on people’s bodies, in one-to-one sessions, and few of us use our social standing as respected, orthodox health professionals to campaign for community causes.   951 more words

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Possible cure for melanoma?

Researchers at a Utah cancer institute may have found a cure for melanoma — one of the deadliest types of cancer.

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer.

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How to live life

“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.”

I first came across this adage in a book of quotations I was given for my middle school graduation. 1,405 more words

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