Is depression commoner over the holidays? Who is more vulnerable? it has a beneficial side. My own experience of Blue Christmas prompts me to explore the why's and wherefores.
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Getting medical screening tests must only be a good thing, mustn’t it? It might find some cancer or other condition that would be missed otherwise? [caption id="attachment_2615" align="alignright" width="836"] What The Wags Call "An Acute Remunerative Procedure."[/caption] What this idea doesn’t take account of is that testing can lead to, not only pain, anxiety and…Read more
There is currently strident debate in Virginia about legalizing medical aid in dying.* Recently the American Medical Association has reaffirmed it’s code of ethics, saying “physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer.” [caption id="attachment_2611" align="alignnone" width="980"] She Wants to Die With Dignity[/caption] Several states have passed legislation to legalize medical aid…Read more
[caption id="attachment_2606" align="alignright" width="678"] Not As Bad As You Think[/caption] Here’s good news for those of you who like an occasional tipple – or even those who drink regularly. The recent paper in the Lancet suggested any amount of alcohol is bad for you. Before that I had always comforted myself, as I sipped…Read more
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- February 24, 2018 on Does Our State Legislature Have a Neurological Deficit?