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The statistics are scary. Heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and stroke are the four biggest killers in the US, in that order. But there’s a lot we can do to lower the risks of these dreaded diseases
Dr. John E. Sarno is convinced that you can heal severe back pain and other body aches without surgery, physical therapy, or even medication. His theory: Emotional pain causes physical pain. The cure, then, isn’t body-based remedies, but rather techniques that release anger, stress, and other negative feelings. A closer look at his mind-body approach to relieving pain.
You’ve probably seen the ads at your ob-gyn’s office about how saving your baby’s umbilical cord blood can save lives. Before you sign up, here are the pros, cons, and risks.
Black. Everything is black. What I need to do is turn over and go back to sleep. I belong in this bed, in this darkened bedroom, in this blackness. But you have to daven. But to daven means to get up, and getting up is not an option. I need to stay right here. But you have to daven. I don’t want to daven, but I have no choice. It’s a chiyuv. I pull together all the strength I don’t have. I am sitting up. Don’t stop. I grab the light fixture next to my bed and pull myself to the edge of the mattress.