Are schools in the US making kids psychiatrically incompetent?
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
The need to discuss end of life plans still seems as acute as ever. I wrote about The Conversation Project for our local newspaper, The Free Lance-Star back in February 2014 (which I paste below). But in yesterdays Health section they have an article from Kaiser Health News with the same message - talk…Read more
Mindfulness seems to be very much in the news at the moment. It has become the “therapy du jour.” I wrote a brief post (see post on Mindfulness Stress Reduction ) following a service at the local Unitarian Fellowship by a Dr. John McLaughlin who teaches MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction). Then I took a…Read more