Lifting the Fog of Chronic Depression

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I have a friend who suffers from SAD -- seasonal affective disorder. The long periods of clouds and rain depress her so much that she feels she can no longer live in the northwest. She and her husband are actively looking to work and live in a sunny climate. My friend is not alone in her depression. The Center for Disease control estimates that 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. suffer from depression. Moments of temporarily feeling blue are not uncommon for most people at some point in their Continue Reading

WHO HEALS THE HEALERS?

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By John D. Clague, Christian Science Committee on Publication for Oregon I’ve imagined that doctors are good at taking care of themselves, and that they’re a healthy lot.  After all, they’re smart people.  Their discipline and training are more rigorous than most professions. They are dedicated to helping people get well and stay well, and I assumed that included them. It appears that I’m not alone in this point of view. Merry N. Miller writes in Medscape News about what we think doctors should Continue Reading