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  • Worn down by health problems, woman discovers art of living

    MILWAUKEE For the second time in her life, Tessa Koller sat in a hospital examination room listening to a doctor deliver bad news. A defect in her coronary artery required surgery. She was 25. Tessa heard the doctor say something about "sudden death in...
  • Florida: 49th in mental health — going for 50th?

    Florida ranks 49th when it comes to mental-health funding. It's an embarrassing and odious distinction — one that leaves struggling families adrift. It's also (perhaps ironically) a costly one. Taxpayers still end up paying for mental-health...
  • It's a matter of health and taste for publisher and 'Organic Manfesto' author

    Maria Rodale is the third generation to lead Rodale Inc., the independent publisher of health and environmental books and magazines in Pennsylvania. Her grandfather started Organic Gardening Magazine, and she is a longtime organic advocate but says she...
  • Robert Davidson Was A Vocal Advocate For People With Mental Illness

    Robert Davidson Was A Vocal Advocate For People With Mental Illness
    Bob Davidson's goal in life was to reduce the stigma suffered by people with mental illness, and help them get the support they needed — preferably in a community setting with housing, peer support and counseling. He spoke frequently at the...
  • Pushing a drug to curb deaths from overdoses

    Pushing a drug to curb deaths from overdoses
    The first time Detective Lt. Patrick Glynn saw a person revived from the throes of a heroin overdose, it was a surreal experience, he said. "They're not breathing. For all intents and purposes, they're dead," he said. After receiving a dose of...
  • Columnist Wrong About Video Game Addiction

    Columnist John Rosemond's recent article "Helping Teen Boys With Video-Game Addictions" [April 9, Living"] included unfounded assertions about video games and inaccurately portrayed the research surrounding game play. First and foremost, comparing video...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: 5 foods to help fight inflammation

    Environmental Nutrition Inflammation is a term that's commonly used but poorly grasped. "Think of inflammation as irritating chemicals that are released by your immune cells, producing swelling, redness and pain," says Susan Blum, MD, MPH, author of "The...
  • Boynton's mental health committee gets green light

    Boynton Beach plans to do all it can to help its residents with mental health issues. That's why on Wednesday, at the city's meeting, the commission unanimously agreed to create a seven-person citizen's advisory committee focused on mental health...
  • Glastonbury Hosting Drug Take Back Program April 26

    Glastonbury Hosting Drug Take Back Program April 26
    GLASTONBURY — The police department, health department, youth and family services and Drug Enforcement Administration will host its annual "Drug Take Back" event on April 26. Organizers said residents can prevent pill abuse and theft by bringing...
  • Group seeks to provide input to medical marijuana discussion

    Group seeks to provide input to medical marijuana discussion
    As Plainfield trustees figure out what to do with potential requests to locate medical marijuana dispensaries or grow facilities in their town, one group is gearing up to help others understand how medical marijuana works. Mother Earth Holistic Health...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Woman's Club Provides "Gifts To The Community"

    The Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association is the recipient of two very generous donations from the Simsbury Woman's Club, a volunteer organization devoted to raising funds for educational scholarships and to support local non-profit groups with...