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Is It Always Good to Be Optimistic?

People who are overly optimistic in the face of contrary evidence may have "faulty" function of their frontal lobes, according to new research. Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroima…

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A Cause Of Pain Your Doctor Might Miss

As an OB/GYN, I have examined and treated thousands of women who complain of pelvic pain. Sometimes the diagnosis is easy -- it’s pelvic inflammatory disease, a ruptured ovarian cyst, a twisted ovary,…

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Before the Mastectomy: Planning for the Future

Living with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (#6 in a series) After surviving the initial tests, the diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer, and the beginnings of an action plan, Jim and I fo…

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Diagnosis: How to Handle the Beast

Multiple sclerosis. Is that the disease that puts you in a wheelchair or leads to a nursing home? Montel Williams... Richard Pryor... Annette Funicello... all names associated with MS, and isn't the…

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11 Basics to Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is the ultimate player. First you see it, then you don’t. If you are confused about MS, you are far from alone. First, what it is not: multiple sclerosis is not the same as muscu…

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