Monthly Archives: August 2016

How Does Stress Affect Your Immune System?

No one is immune from stress. According to Merriam-Webster, stress is defined as “a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc”. Despite its negative connotation in popular culture, this mental state can be … Continue reading

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The Anger of Cancer

Getty Images By SUSAN GUBAR  (original article) August 11, 2016 While dealing with lung cancer, my friend Nancy K. Miller seethed in her blog at pharmaceutical advertisements and hospital commercials that bombard us daily with pictures of joyous cancer patients supported by … Continue reading

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New York City drug overdose deaths up 73% over last five years, with heroin claiming the most victims

Heroin was the deadliest overdose drug, involved in 59% of deaths in 2015. BY Erin Durkin NEW YORK DAILY NEWS  (Original Article) Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 5:41 PM The number of drug overdose deaths has soared by 73% in the … Continue reading

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