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Posts from ‘July, 2011’

How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit

How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Published: July 27, 2011 New York Times For those of us hoping to keep our brains fit and healthy well into middle age and beyond, the latest science offers some reassurance. Activity appears to be critical, though scientists have yet to prove that exercise can […]

Migraine Miseries Push Patients to Ways of Coping

Migraine Miseries Push Patients to Ways of Coping By TARA PARKER-POPE Published: July 25, 2011 New York Times More than 10 percent of adults and children suffer from migraine — which is three times as common in women and girls as in men and boys — and the Migraine Research Foundation reports that nearly a […]

Family Travel Made Easy, From People Who Know

Family Travel Made Easy, From People Who Know by Pina Rahill in Parents Express, July 2011 …Lynn Benjamin, CM. Ed., LMFT, CAC, and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist from Dresher, Pa., endorses family travel and believes that it provides a perfect opportunity for parents to build their children’s self-esteem. “During travel, parents are so […]

Rethinking Addiction’s Roots, and Its Treatment

Rethinking Addiction’s Roots, and Its Treatment By DOUGLAS QUENQUA New York Times July 10, 2011 There is an age-old debate over alcoholism: is the problem in the sufferer’s head — something that can be overcome through willpower, spirituality or talk therapy, perhaps — or is it a physical disease, one that needs continuing medical treatment […]