Time to Talk about Teen Suicide
    February 19, 2014
    Time to Talk about Teen Suicide

    Sadly, it's time to talk about teen suicide again. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in our young people 15-24; approximately 4,000 Americans in this age group died of their own actions last y…

    Excerpt #5: Women's Health for Life: Women's Health Lists for Women in Your 30's
    September 11, 2009
    Excerpt #5: Women’s Health for Life: Women’s Health Lists for Women in Your 30’s

    The following is part five of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women's Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women's Health for Life is a unique compilation of women's health information, designed to help …

    Excerpt #4: Women's Health for Life: Your 30's--Fertility and sexual health
    September 10, 2009
    Excerpt #4: Women’s Health for Life: Your 30’s–Fertility and sexual health

    The following is part four of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women's Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women's Health for Life is a unique compilation of women's health information, designed to help …

    Excerpt #3: Women's Health for Life
    September 9, 2009
    Excerpt #3: Women’s Health for Life

    The following is part three of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women's Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women's Health for Life is a unique compilation of women's health information, designed to help…

    Excerpt #2: Women's Health for Life
    September 8, 2009
    Excerpt #2: Women’s Health for Life

    The following is part two of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women's Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women's Health for Life is a unique compilation of women's health information, designed to help w…

    Excerpt #1: Women's Health for Life
    September 7, 2009
    Excerpt #1: Women’s Health for Life

    The following is part one of a five-part excerpt of the new book, Women's Health for Life (DK 2009).  Women's Health for Life is a unique compilation of women's health information, designed to help w…

    Educating Children & Teens with CFS: The Show Must Go On
    October 24, 2008
    Educating Children & Teens with CFS: The Show Must Go On

    Children and teens with CFS have many of the same issues as other children with chronic illnesses, confounded by the fact that they have an illness which is poorly understood, often misunderstood, and…

    Treatment of CFS
    October 23, 2008
    Treatment of CFS

    In this ongoing five-blog series about managing CFS in children and teens, I regret that the treatment section will be the shortest! While CFS research is being done on many fronts, much about this di…

    The Diagnosis of CFS
    October 22, 2008
    The Diagnosis of CFS

    As we have discussed previously, there is no diagnostic test for CFS. The diagnosis is a clinical one: the patient’s symptoms must meet the case definition criteria (See “Do I have CFS” box belo…

    The Enigmatic Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    October 21, 2008
    The Enigmatic Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Today I’ll discuss the symptoms of CFS and why this diagnosis is so confusing. Ironically, part of the confusion about CFS comes from its name. The focus on fatigue tends to overshadow the numerous …

    What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Brian’s Story & Making the Diagnosis
    October 20, 2008
    What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Brian’s Story & Making the Diagnosis

    Once derided as “the yuppie flu”, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is now recognized as a serious, often disabling, chronic illness which may affect anywhere from 800,000 to 2.2 million Americans. (…