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Antibiotic Resistance Is (Probably) Not What You Think It Is

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report on what it is calling the " phantom menace"-a new superbug that could become a threat. Although the carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacae (CRE) is not yet something we need to worry greatly about, it is something that infectious disease experts are closely watching. Superbugs belonging to the CRE family are known to be resistant to most antibiotics. The "phantom menace"--given its moniker bec… [Read More]

Happy Holidays – A Time for Mindful Indulgence versus Mindless Overindulgence

The holiday season is upon us and that means family, friends, presents, parties, and lots of delicious food. Celebrating with food is culturally engrained in most of us. And here lies one of the great quandaries that comes with the six weeks between Thanksgiving and the new year. We've all worked hard, or at least thought about working hard, or dreamt of working hard, to maintain our diets and keep from gaining those extra pounds. But let's face it--is there anything less fun … [Read More]

Notes from BrainFutures 2015

I recently attended BrainFutures 2015, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Maryland. The conference brought together experts and innovators in the brain research field with mental health practitioners and advocates. The mission of the conference was to move the conversation about how to integrate new ideas and technologies into behavioral health and wellness practice. In nearly every industry, technology has been embraced, championed, and deemed essential. Even in somatic c… [Read More]


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