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Hepatitis C: gone for good?

WASHINGTON, February 4, 2014—Dr. Mitchell Shiffman of the Bon Secours Liver Institute of Virginia has declared, “there is no doubt we are on the verge of wiping out Hepatitis C.” Dr. Arthur Rubens entered into a clinical trial to test a new pill against Hepatitis C (Hep C) saying “taking it was a piece of ...

February is National Heart Month: Celebrity showcases prevention

SAN DIEGO, February 4, 2014 — The world was astounded when beloved actor James Gandolfini died of a heart attack last year. At the age of 51, his life was suddenly cut short as he left behind his wife, his children, and multitudes of grieving fans. “The idea that a heart attack is ‘natural’ for ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman and heroin: silent suicide

NEW YORK, February 3, 2014—Philip Seymour Hoffman probably had no clue he overdosed or an intent to die. Yet he, as so many others in the last 45 years, either scored too pure a quality of heroin or “booted” to much in one sitting. Even seasoned abusers get taken by surprise. Unfortunately, they are unaware ...

The over-diagnosing of ADHD

“If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life thinking it’s stupid” –Albert Einstein WASHINGTON, February 1, 2014—The Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, The Psychiatric Times and The American Psychological Association, among many other studies and reports, suggest Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention ...

17 facts about our dreams

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2013—Back in the early 1960s, the songwriting/singing sensation The Everly Brothers scored a major hit with a song that opened with the lyrics; “Dream, dream, dream, dream, dream, dream, dream, dream.”  Listeners had a good clue as to the topic of the song. The Everly Brothers certainly were not the first to ...