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Best Odds For Coming Out Alive

Being diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness is scary. Being told you have to go to the hospital is often terrifying. Many people have never been in the hospital as a patient except ..
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The Traumatic Reality of Illness

There are moments in history when a split second changes our lives forever. If you were alive, you remember moments like when John F. Kennedy was assassinated or the Oklahoma City Bombing or the ..
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Redefining Your Identity Following an Illness Diagnosis

It's easy to say that what counts is not the way a person looks like but who they are on the inside. In a perfect world that would be true, but unfortunately many people do judge a book by its cover. .
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3 Keys to Improving Your Coping Skills Following an Illness ..

When a doctor gives you an illness diagnosis you're thrown off balance. It's an unexpected occurrence and the implications at the moment of diagnosis are overwhelming. It's important that you create ..
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Knowing Your Body's Biorhythm Will Enhance Quality of Life ..

Ever wonder why some people are morning people and others are night owls? Although we live our lives on a twenty-four hour clock, our bodies are not all set to the same timetable. There are natural ..
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When Facing an Illness Listen Closely to Your Inner Voices

For many people, getting an illness diagnosis is an awakening, a rude awakening, but still an awakening. The first place you go to is that of self-blame. What could you have done differently? What ..
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Newly Diagnosed 3 Steps to Wrapping Your Arms Around a New ..

When we're not feeling well there are steps we take to find out the problem. The first cautionary flag rises when the doctor says I'd like to run a couple of tests. The next flag rises when the ..
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Doctors Ally 3 Tips to Making Your Doctor Your Ally

Let's face it when you're newly diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness your life can seem like one long never-ending doctor's appointment. Managed care has changed how doctors see ..
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Newly Diagnosed 3 Keys to Escaping Despair Following an ..

A diagnosis is one of the most frightening things we can experience in our lifetimes. The assumptions you had about your body and health are shattered in a fraction of a second. The diagnosis will ..
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Newly Diagnosed Legal Considerations When Newly Diagnosed With .

The legal system is very complicated. We live in a litigious society and no where is that more apparent than in the medical field. Malpractice claims have risen significantly over the past ten years. .
(July 04, 2008)
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3 Things You Didnt Know About Your Pharmacist That Could Save ..

One of the outcomes of most life-altering diagnoses is a treatment regimen that includes some type of medication. The doctor hands you a prescription and off to the pharmacy you go. Most people ..
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Removing If Only From Your Vocabulary Following an Illness ..

It's an odd conundrum, so many people don't want to take responsibility for their day-to-day actions and yet when diagnosed with an illness their first thought is “it's my fault". Obviously ..
(July 09, 2008)
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When Newly Diagnosed With an Illness Expect the Unexpected

You've received a life-altering health diagnosis and you've done research and you think you know exactly how things will proceed. Unfortunately illness doesn't work that way. Each person and their ..
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Optimist Or Pessimist? Optimists Do Better When Diagnosed With .

We all know the question about do you see the glass as half-empty or half-full. Based on that answer we'll be categorized as an optimist or a pessimist. It may not have a lot of bearing on your ..
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How to Decide on Medical Treatment 4 Questions to Ask Your ..

You've had symptoms and after a period of time trying to remedy the situation you decide to go to the doctor. Upon closer inspection the doctor begins asking questions, conducting a physical exam and .
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Finding the Right Medical Practice When Diagnosed With an ..

The medical world is constantly changing due to technology, research and of course insurance companies. Many doctors are deciding to leave certain specialties or curtail aspects of their practice to ..
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Challenged by Illness? 3 Small Steps That Lead to Big Results

A diagnosis seems like a never ending list of things-to-do. On top of doctor's appointments, lab visits, trips to the pharmacy and other treatments there are the changes that take place in your ..
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Newly Diagnosed 3 Reasons to Get a Second Opinion

Our culture has taught us not to question the expertise of a doctor. Unfortunately, that thinking has led many diagnosed with a life-altering health diagnosis with either lackluster care or minimal ..
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Daily Stress Counteracts Your Bodys Ability to Heal

Our daily life is filled with stress. In our current economic times money seems to be at the front of everyone's concerns. As gas prices rise and food costs increase weekly staying afloat is the key ..
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When Diagnosed With an Illness Turn Rage Into Outrage

It's understandable why so many people diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness walk the earth angry. The diagnosis, even for the briefest period of time, leaves people feeling helpless. ..
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3 Reasons Support Groups Benefit People Diagnosed With Illness

There is an ever increasing number of people who are being diagnosed with both chronic and life-threatening illnesses. There are numerous reason for this, many environmental that coupled with the ..
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3 Tips to Securing Support Following an Illness Diagnosis

It's not easy navigating the health maze following a life-altering health diagnosis. There are so many decisions to make and so much information to digest. Wouldn't it be nice if you had someone to ..
(July 22, 2008)
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When Diagnosed With an Illness Hope is at the Foundation of ..

Hope is an interesting concept because we use it in so many different ways. Do you ever find yourself writing or saying “I hope. . . ". This phrase and the use of the word hope is about a wish. .
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Caregiver Survival Dont Be Manipulated by Shoulds

As the number of people diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness increases; the army of caregivers will increase. There is a continuum of caregiver roles from part-time help to round the ..
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Learn to Set Boundaries For Caregiver Survival

Caregiving is a lot like walking a tightrope. It's a delicate balance between caring for the patient, trying to nurse the person back to health or helping them to improve their quality of life and at .
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