The Other Jewish Women’s Cancer

The Other Jewish Women’s Cancer. All about my mom, ovarian cancer, and DNA testing. From Lilith, Winter 2019-2020.Mom on beach June 1968

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A New Class of Medications for Pain Patients?

Will nerve growth factor inhibitors help ease your back or knee pain? From Practical Pain Management.

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New Strategies for Treating Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease

Researchers have identified best practices for treating children with SCD. From Practical Pain Management.

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11 ways to help your child enjoy math

Even if you are, um, numbers-challenged. From TheWeek.com.

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When Your Chosen Profession Takes a Toll on Your Health

One construction worker’s struggles with pain, and its management. 

From about 2004 to 2014, “I was taking 12 prescriptions a day,” Mike recalls. This included up to 10 doses of the opioid Darvocet (dextropropoxyphene), later switching to multiple daily doses of Vicodin (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen).

From Practical Pain Management.

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When You’re One of the Oldest Moms on the Playground

On parenting while old:

Whether we’re trying to convince ourselves that high-waisted jeans are not the same thing as mom jeans or introduce age-appropriate ideas about consent to our toddlers, we more seasoned mothers of young kids face challenges younger moms don’t, but we’re also reaping some unexpected benefits.

From AARP’s The Girlfriend.

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Asking For—And Getting—What You Want At Work

Ready to like your job more? Follow these experts’ tips.

“When people come to me, they’re almost always solving the wrong problem,” says career transition and executive coach Etta Jacobs of hermes|path in Watertown, MA. That’s in part because “When you’re unhappy, it’s hard to know what will make you happy.”

From Ruby Magazine.

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Opioids and Pain Management in the Construction Industry

An unrelenting crisis in among manual laborers…

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Rx for Mental Health: Sweat

From PTSD to eating disorders, five exercisers weigh in on how working out improves their wellbeing. From Psycom.

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Laurie Colwin and More!

In this article for Lilith, I discuss the Jewish women who anticipated the current food memoir explosion.

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