“I start with looking at the diet and suggesting that their diet should be plant-based, greens and grains, that we should eliminate as much animal fat as possible…
–Donald Abrams, MD
Chief of Hematology/Oncology
San Francisco General Hospital
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Compassionate Friends$2.95 Order Now
Aiming to “transform the pain of grief into the elixir of hope,” a group called The Compassionate Friends, with more than 600 U.S. chapters, brings together parents who’ve suffered the loss of a child, to help them sort through complicated emotions among kindred spirits.
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We hear from a variety of nurses about the stresses they face in today’s fast-paced medical setting—and how they struggle to find the time needed to treat the whole person.
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Physician Ralph Snyderman, who served as long-time dean of the Duke University medical school, believes that personal health (like our environment) should be regarded as “sustainable”, which means restructuring the roles of both doctor and patient.
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We hear excerpts from Escape Fire a powerful new documentary that recently aired on CNN, along with comments by its young director, Matthew Heineman, about the over-scheduled work day of doctors and how too many pharmaceuticals don’t make us better.
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- Libraries ReimaginedIn 2019 Americans visited the library more often than they went to a movie or attended a sporting event. But far from institutions of the past, libraries today are rapidly evolving, ensuring free access to knowledge and protecting democracy.