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Come Together Right Now: The Mental Health Field Must Unite

Come Together Right Now: The Mental Health Field Must Unite This post was written by Dr. Misty Hook, and was originally published on the Counselling Resource website. It is a followup to her post, The Pay is the Thing. A

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It just doesn’t add up: Saving premature babies only to risk their health later

By Deb Discenza Each of us knows someone that had a preemie and a tale to tell about the roller-coaster of the early birth.  The stories often liken preemies to warriors and fighters as they struggle to live against all

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The march

Like soldiers marching, we each charge ahead to our own cadence. And like soldiers, we have a mission. Our goal and focus is to be seen, heard, treated with respect and to be happy and healthy. No matter where we

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Gambling for treatment: A rare disease profile of tuberous sclerosis

By Marlo Schepper Grolnic When I was 41 weeks pregnant, after what was supposed to be a routine ultrasound, my OB gave me the shocking news: my baby had a tumor in his heart. This tumor had a fancy name–a

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Answer the call to save graduate medical education!

At this moment, Congress is considering steep cuts to graduate medical education (GME) programs in the interest of balancing the budget.  This is a classic short term answer: cutting funding to graduate medical education will reduce the number of physicians

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