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The Wrong Damn Question

I used to take the Quiz. You know, the “Am I an Alcoholic?” one — with twenty questions promising to reveal whether or not you should stop what you’re doing and head to a 12-step meeting. I took it in my twenties and, to my relief, answered “no” to...

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Putting Sex Back on the Menopause Menu

Your partner is still keen, but during menopause sex may be the last thing on your mind. You are not alone. Many women find that their desire for sex wanes as they approach menopause. Studies show that up to 75 percent of women feel their sex drive...

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A Bigger Yes

Before Laura McKowen got sober, she had a long, successful career in public relations in the Mad Men-esque drinking culture of the advertising industry, where “liquid lunches were frequent and drinking at your desk in the late afternoon was...

The Healing Power of Plants

Jim Duke, America's elder statesman of herbs and spices, is a dedicated and strong-willed scientist whose advocacy of natural healing methods has never diminished. Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1929, Duke earned his doctorate in botany from the...

A Field Guide to Body Work

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. about how our mind and body are intimately involved. This presents us with many options for using various kinds of body work to enhance our own health, happiness and fulfillment.

Ten Years of Self-Care Classes

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Keith Sehnert, M.D. about how he started teaching self-care classes in 1970, and the growth of these across the country. He outlines what motivates people to take the classes, such as to save money, be more in control...

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