Stress

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Researchers said the University of Texas in the Anderson Cancer Center, located in Houston, and Baylor College of medicine created a study to determine whether stress management improved the outcomes in men undergoing surgery for prostate cancer. A group of 169 man were assigned randomly to a two session pre-surgical stress management. Intervention, at two […]


A dear friend of mine, Bill was diagnosed several years ago with terminal prostate cancer.  The tumor was so large, the upper portion protruded into his abdominal cavity.  His doctor recommended immediate surgery and chemotherapy.  Bill asked the doctor if he could wait a few weeks, because he felt within himself that he had a […]




What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a name for a group of risk factors that occur together and increase the risk for heart disease, type 2 (adult onset) diabetes and stroke.  This condition is also known as Syndrome X and Insulin resistance syndrome.


I often wonder why the holidays, which should be a time of great joy, have become so stressful for so many of us.  There’s certainly a multitude of reasons, financial, relational, time, weather changes, etc., that all contribute to our holiday distress.   One of the things I’ve done is to stop shopping, except during […]

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