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Updated Nov 25, 2015 at 11:06 AM

For many, the holidays can bring on a sense of loneliness and isolation. †But this need not be so. † Many advisors today encourage looking at each moment of each day to find reasons to be grateful. Often, though, it takes a stronger anchor than positive thinking to break through loneliness. An approach that recognizes [...]

Updated Nov 24, 2015 at 9:59 AM

It had been more than a decade since "B.T." had last seen anything.

Updated Nov 22, 2015 at 11:28 AM

Like so many things in life Cannabis is a duality. It can be valuable as a tool for healing and pleasure, or a catalyst for aimlessness and mental illness. It can provide an occasional evening of enjoyment with friends, or become a lonely prison...

Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 8:18 AM

Dale Earl left behind a hasty note, a length of chicken scratch his stunned family struggled to decipher. Dale was in pain; that much was clear. He believed that he was doing poorly at work, that he...

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 2:42 PM

Patrick Hardison was a volunteer firefighter in small-town Mississippi when the accident happened. A house was in flames, with a person trapped, and the roof collapsed just after Hardison raced inside. His helmet was knocked off; he felt...

Updated Nov 15, 2015 at 1:02 PM

ē Look for a good fit. Many practitioners offer a free 30 minute consultation. Take advantage of this by setting up appointments with two or three different therapists. Meet and talk with them about their approach to counseling and typical length of...

Updated Nov 13, 2015 at 12:52 PM False
Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 2:36 PM

A new class-action lawsuit filed against Endo Pharmaceuticals alleges that mislabeled birth control pills led to unwanted pregnancies among nearly 100 women from 28 states,

Updated Nov 12, 2015 at 9:16 AM

There's been a lot of controversy about caffeine-spiked energy drinks in recent years following a spate of deaths and overdoses related to the beverages. In one of the most heartbreaking cases, 14-year-old Anais Fournier of Maryland died...

Updated Nov 11, 2015 at 1:44 PM

In his latest book, River Cottage chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall calls them "planned-overs." They're leftovers that you intended to leave over - ingredients that you cooked more of than you needed at the moment, knowing that you'd be...

Updated Nov 10, 2015 at 8:06 AM

Leggings, yoga pants, or stretchy pants — whatever the term you choose, we all have either worn them or witnessed them being worn. Some help “hold it all in,” and others (unfortunately) let it “all hang...

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