‘Our patients pay a huge price for surviving critical illness’ ORLANDO — The long-term, often life-altering, physical, cognitive, and mental impairments associated with ICU stays are common following hospitalization for critical illness, especially among patients who undergo mechanical ventilation, an expert said here. But few patients or family members understand the potential impact of post-ICU.. read more →

Source: Vancouver Courier Author: Pat Johnson Fourth in a Pacific Spirit series about Vancouverites who are SBNR — spiritual but not religious Religion has always been understood as a source of emotional well-being. Research in recent years has also demonstrated that it has health benefits. People who have abandoned conventional religion are finding both these.. read more →

Oprah Winfrey: “All the money and all the fame and all of the attention and the glamorous life and the success and all of that doesn’t mean one thing if you can’t control your own being.” Dr Oz: “But let me pick up on something Oprah said that is so beautiful. For her, obesity became.. read more →