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Web sites discussing addiction,
mental health, physical health,
, disability, meditation,
counseling, etc.

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Cancer treatment:

  • Small study shows the amazing potential of "precision medicine" in the treatment of rare cancers. In most cancer treatment, physicians try various treatments in the hope that one will prove successful. However "precision medicine," when used to treat rare cancers, involves the analysis of genes and proteins in the patient's blood and tumors. This sometimes leads to specific, successful treatments. See:



bullet Emotional Competency is a web site that discusses the role of emotions in one's life. See:

bullet Greater Good: The science of a meaningful life is a web site that "... studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society." They publish a free e-newsletter. See:

bullet HealthLine provides health information on an enormous range of topics, including ADHD, AIDS, Alzheimer's Disease, Asthma, Bipolar Disorder, Crohn's Disease, CPD, Depression, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Heart Disease. High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Menopause, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, etc. See:

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bullet Holistic living "offers a way to balance your life in all areas -- health, relationships, spirituality, and finances -- to achieve a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lifestyle." See:

bullet The Intercessors is a Christian prayer site that promises to pray to God any prayers that are submitted to them. See:

bullet Kriya Yoga: describes the philosophy and practice of this form of yoga -- a path for spiritual awakening. See:

bullet Living Shanti provides Ayurveda products for peaceful living. "Ayurveda, which is closely aligned with Yoga, is concerned with all aspects of the person. Like Yoga, Ayurveda recommends physical and mental practices (physical postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama) and meditation as practical pathways towards balanced living. Ayurveda, in fact, defines the state of health as more than the absence of disease. It holds that radiant health, vitality, and inner peace are the birthright of mankind." See:

bullet Massage Therapy 101 is an online guide to massage therapy, schools, supplies and resources by Karin Konopelky. See:

bullet Meditation room: Home Advisor has an article on how to desigh the perfect place for meditation. See:

bullet "For your massage needs" is a web site that discusses a wide variety of massage-related topics, including massage tables, chairs, oils, hot stones, tools, accessorites. See:

bullet Medical info: WebMD provides a wealth of information on health news See:

bullet Medical malpractice: The Medical Malpractice Center differentiates between medical mistakes that are accidents and those that are negligent. See:

bullet Meditation: One Mind Dharma is a web site "about all things Buddhist and meditation related." They "strive to provide all we can for those interested in mindfulness, compassion, and equanimity, whether it is through Buddhist practice or any other practice."

bullet Memory improvement: Prof. William Klemm at Texas A&M University reports about: "6 Things Seniors Can Do To Improve Memory"

bullet Menopause: This web site describes what to expect and ways to stay strong and healthy in the years around menopause. See:


Mental health resources: (See also suicide prevention)


Mesothelioma resources:

  • Banner for resource web site Mesothelioma Resource Online is an information web site that discusses mesothelioma cancer, a rare and nearly always fatal form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. They offer a free information packet covering topics such as clinical trials, treatment centers, and legal options. See: Mesothelioma 

  • Mesothelioma Lawyer Center: This organization links U.S. families with a member suffering from Mesothelioma to local qualified lawyers specializing in the field with experience in handling mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cases. See:

  • The Mesothelioma Justice Network "... fights on behalf of patients, demanding justice from negligent asbestos companies."
  • Mesothelioma Treatment Center provides extensive information on asbestos, mesothelioma cancer, treatment options and much more. See: They have articles that discuss Asbestos, Veterans with Mesothelioma, etc. They also have a group of videos online.

  • Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance also provides information on mesothelioma. See:

  • "connects patients and caregivers." Their site has a live chat, a downloadable Mesothelioma patient's guide. It discusses types of the cancer, locations in the body, signs, and symptoms of the disease. See:

  • web site provides mesothelioma patients with free resources, support, education, and referrals to experienced mesothelioma doctors. They are a sponsor of the American Cancer Society, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Make a Wish Foundation, and the National Patient Travel Center. They have also established a scholarship for high school and college students that will help further educate students of this rare cancer. See:

  • The Mesothelioma Veterans Center's mission is: "... to provide veterans diagnosed with any asbestos illness the best information, advice and assistance we possibly can.  From filing for VA Disability Compensation, to helping veterans find the best medical treatment, we never stop fighting." Their vision is: "Because veterans comprise the single largest group of Americans diagnosed with mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancers each year, they are the most affected, yet their needs are the most underserved.  There are many benefits available to veterans, which many overlook.  We envision a day when we are able to ensure that every veteran diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestos lung cancer is able to get the best medical treatment available, and that they receive any and all VA benefits for which they are eligible." See:


Music: How Music Helps with Mental Health – Mind Boosting Benefits of Music Therapy: An article by Will Tottle.

bullet Nursing home abuse: This can take many forms: physical, sexual, emotional, and financial abuse by staff, staff neglect, and resident-on-resident abuse See:

bullet Prayerit "... is a place where people can experience the power of prayer. By submitting prayer requests thousands of people all over the world will keep you in their thoughts and pray for you. See:



  • star symbol While sleeping: The Guardian has an important report on mothers' sleeping position while pregnant. A study showed that the "risk of stillbirth for those sleeping on the left side was 1.96 per 1,000 births, [half that when] compared with 3.93 per 1,000 births for any other position. See:

  • While travelling:
    • Denise Mann has a four-part essay: "Dos and Don'ts of Traveling While Pregnant," on the WebMD website, at:

    • Holiday Safe Travel Insurance has an six-part essay "Travelling When Pregnant: How to enjoy a holiday with a baby on the way," at:

bullet Smoking and Vaping - A health guide, includng a statement by the American Heart Association: See:


Suicide Prevention:

  • What to Do If You Feel Suicidal

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a U.S. suicide hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The line can be dialed throughout the U.S. and Canada. Their web site is at:

  • If you are in a crisis situation, one resource is your local crisis/distress/suicide prevention line. Its phone number should be listed at the beginning of your telephone book.

  • The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention "is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide." See:

bullet The Third Age supplies information focused on the needs of "...midlife adults -- generally those in their 40s, 50s and 60s, -- and those who want to build a genuine relationship with them." See:

bullet Tributes: Spiritual Forums has a section where individuals can post loving tributes and remembrances, honoring people who have died. See:

bullet Vaping - A health guide has information what vaping consiss of, whether it is harmful, growth rate, types of vaporizers, etiquette of vaping, legality, using vaping to quit smoking, etc. See:

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