Nancy Adler-Jones, MSW

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Your Hidden Sense of Touch

Very new research suggests that pain conditions such as migraines and fibromyalgia may be related to recently discovered sensory nerves in the blood vessels and glands.  Stay tuned for future clinical applications.  For more information, click here.

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Mon, May 30 2011 » Health » Comments Off on Your Hidden Sense of Touch

Physicians Recommend Lifestyle Changes

“75% of the …annual healthcare costs stems from chronic diseases, many of which can be prevented or delayed by lifestyle choices”, states this Time magazine article.  Medicare is now paying for one wellness visit per year per patient.  The article points out that most physicians are not trained to help patients make these changes, and […]

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Mon, May 30 2011 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Physicians Recommend Lifestyle Changes

How Money Messes With Our Minds

I am “tricked” again and again by the “It’s on sale” phenomenon which parts me with my money.  This article explains how our minds trick us and how to combat this common psychological phenomenon.  It also mentions a number of books on the emerging field of behavioral economics which explores how we actually make decisions.

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Mon, May 2 2011 » Consumer Advocacy » Comments Off on How Money Messes With Our Minds

Pain Fighting Foods

AARP magazine writes timely informative articles on nutrition.  This one identifies anti-Inflammatory foods and quotes the research underlying their effectiveness.

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Sun, May 1 2011 » Weight Loss, Nuitrition » Comments Off on Pain Fighting Foods