Battle Creek Pediatric Clinic Adapts to Insurance Changes

Dominic O’Brien rolled through a “press machine” as Maria Debertian guided the 8-year-old toward his mother during a summer physiotherapy session. “You’re Dominic Hamburger!” Dubertian shouted. Dobbertien is the owner of Occupational pediatric therapya practice of occupational, physical and speech therapy for children is now adjusting to some insurance changes that it expected would affect … Read more

3 Mental Health Reasons That Ban Religious Fasting

People of various faiths, such as Judaism, Islam, Christianity, or Hinduism, participate in fasting—temporarily abstaining from eating and sometimes drinking—as part of their religious practice as a means of repentance, purification, or self-discipline. In addition to the religious and cultural significance of fasting, some people experience mental benefits of fasting as well. Some observational studies … Read more

The many health benefits of chocolate, red wine and apple when consumed in appropriate quantities

Summary: Optimal intake of type B procyanidins, a class of polyphenols found in apples, cocoa, and red wine, is related to metabolism and hormone responses in the blood. source: Shibura Institute of Technology Type B procyanidins, made from oligomers of catechins, are a class of polyphenols found abundantly in foods such as cocoa, apples, grape … Read more

“Infinite Paths to Peace” | Chapman newsroom

As a Pakistani-American, Rabia Asif 22’s family and culture played a formative role in her interest in community service work. But it was the combination of Chapman’s meaningful classes and volunteer work in the Orange community that really motivated her new worldview. Rabia Asif 22 is a fellow at the Shinnyo-en Foundation. “I began serving … Read more

6 mental exercises to improve your mental health

to many people, Anxiety stems from negative thinking or anxiety, which can relate to circumstances, to others, or to ourselves. One everyday way to reshape our minds is through thinking exercises that may help us see our experiences in a new light. This is more complex than just “positive thinking” and can help us make … Read more

A Houston cardiologist has been selected to lead the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine

As a child, Lara Shekerdemian looked forward to doctor’s appointments. They introduced her to a profession that would one day become her goal. “I was one of those kids who enjoyed getting the checkups, even the vaccinations,” said Shekerdemian, who was recently appointed chair of the pediatrics department at Baylor College of Medicine, after serving … Read more