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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder More Prevalent Than We Realize

By Sarina J. Grosswald, Ed.D. New York, N.Y. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is far more prevalent than we realize.  In recent years it has come to public attention because of the large number of our service members returning from war baring the scares of that experience.  But even setting that situation aside, it is estimated that […]

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Do You Suffer from Anxiety, Depression or Insomnia?

The Fisher Wallace Stimulator, a cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) device, is cleared by the FDA for treating anxiety, depression, insomnia and chronic pain. Patients typically report positive affects within 2-4 weeks, and sometimes as early as after one usage. In very rare cases, the only side effects reported are light headache and slight dizziness. The […]

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The Road to Recovery with Norman Marcus, M.D.

New York, N.Y.  “Jim” is a Marine who is currently being treated for chronic pain by Norman Marcus, MD. With an effective and innovative treatment intervention, Jim avoided spinal surgery and most of his pain is gone. “I served in Iraq and Afghanistan. I was deployed three times. My first tour was in Iraq for […]

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Spotlight on The Earth Charter

THE EARTH CHARTER Preamble We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures […]

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World Renowned Autistic Advocate Temple Grandin’s Mother to Tell the Family Story

New York, N.Y. Eustacia Cutler will be in New York City, on Roosevelt Island underneath the 59th Street Bridge, for a one-on-one conversation with the public.  Eustacia is mother to world renowned autistic advocate Temple Grandin, Ph.D.  Temple is considered the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. HBO released Temple’s auto-biography […]

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Itzhak Perlman to Perform at Lincoln Center to Help Rotary Eradicate Polio

New York, N.Y.  “Polio is only a plane ride away.”  So began my sobering interview with Carol Pandak, Manager of PolioPlus for Rotary International about polio, a crippling and potentially fatal disease that still threatens children in Africa and Asia (video).  People in 125 countries had polio in 1985 – today only four.  Good news, no?  But the four […]

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For Afflcited, “Rare Diseases” Sadly Common, Not Rare

7-year-old boy suffers from a rare disease leaving him with an unprotected heart.There are now over 7,000 diseases listed as “rare.” These represent all types of diseases, including many forms of cancer. A rare disease can have a population as few as one person. I quickly learned that rare diseases have become so common as […]

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Kids and Screen Time

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11 Trendy Non-Traditional Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

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5 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Gem & Jewel Aficionados

At City College of New York, Martin Luther King’s Commencement

MyRegistry Revolutionizing the Wedding Registry Process

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