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Fountain House Stands Up to Mental Illness

New York, N.Y. I thought I knew charity events, but I was not prepared for the magnitude of the recent Fountain House symposium and luncheon in the Grand Ballroom of The Pierre that raised over one million dollars for a premier New York City mental health program. I was riveted by the professionals who spoke on ‘The Changing […]

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Hindu American Charity White House Briefing Aimed at Increasing Service

Who says “charity” and “service” stem from Judeo-Christian roots?  Hindu American Seva (service) Charities (HASC), a non-profit organization based on the Dharmic philosophy of “service” to mankind, is sponsoring a two-day event focused enhancing seva through sustainable community-based seva centers to address domestic concerns and encouraging interfaith partnerships.  The White House is hosting this organization’s […]

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OLD: Amen Clinic: Head Docs Need to Look Into Heads – Makes Sense (By Jim)

New York, N.Y.  The medical establishment likes to look.  I have had urologists check out my kidneys, orthopedists x-ray my knee, and proctologists – well, you get the picture.  But neither I nor any of my friends have ever had a head doctor literally look into our heads.  I never thought this was odd until […]

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Meningitis: Give Kids a Shot — Save a Kid’s Life

New York, N.Y.  This week, hundreds gathered at the iconic New York Athletic Club on Central Park South to share stories, support and more stories to make more parents aware that their child’s life can be saved by a vaccine. It was the tenth anniversary of the National Meningitis Association (NMA). Richard Thomas and James Naughton at […]

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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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