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GOOD GRIEF | Barry Kibrick

huffingtonpost.com — Grief is something none of us can escape yet the topic is rarely discussed because there is no one way we all experience it. Knowing how difficult the subject is on the faculty of Ron Marasco Loyola Marymount University, began teaching a course on grief and his book,Grief , grew out of his lectures and research.

Bienvenue to the French Riviera

huffingtonpost.com — I've left Italy and have arrived in the South of France. I'm looking forward to a couple of weeks of beaches, hill towns, and great meals. The French Riviera has amazing scenery. From the beautiful (but grotesquely touristy) mountaintop village of Eze, you can look down on Cap Ferrat.

How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

huffingtonpost.com — Hawaii isn't just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent of Hawaiian residents suffer from obesity. That's the lowest of any state, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released this week.

Take Care: There's More to Medical Ethics Than Absence of Harm

huffingtonpost.com — Ultimately it comes down to a doctor or other practitioner standing with a patient, making decisions that are very personal. In that moment, as conflicted and complex as the issues are, doctors can help by asking themselves a personal question: What do I need to do to take care of this person before me?

Early-Stage Brain Research Key to Unlocking Huntington's Disease

huffingtonpost.com — It can take decades of research into a brain disorder before the concept of a new treatment is conceived by scientists. More research funding would help hasten the pace of this discovery. Today, the largest unmet need in science is our ability to fund even more promising research.

Overcoming the Fear of the Lion: A Courageous Film About Genetic Testing and Huntington's Disease

huffingtonpost.com — Directed by Lucy Walker, the film explores a harrowing predicament: Researchers have developed a test for HD, but have not yet found a way to halt the progression of the disease. Understandably, because knowledge of the results is irreversible, the vast majority of non-symptomatic people shy away from testing.

Inside Huntington's

huffingtonpost.com — My first year out of college, I worked as a lab technician in a neurobiology lab at Massachusetts General Hospital East researching drug addiction. I was 22 years old in February 1993 when the scientists down the hall began celebrating, puncturing the typically austere bubble of this neuroscience research floor with big emotion.

Life With HD and a Dog Named Flo

huffingtonpost.com — After noticing some unusual mental and physical behavior, appointments with and tests by a neurologist, we got the startling diagnosis of Huntington's Disease (HD) in March 2010. It was an unwelcome surprise, as we were not aware that this genetic brain disease was in her father's family.

The Note of Hope: Woody Guthrie Center Partners for Huntington's Awareness

huffingtonpost.com — The Woody Guthrie Center is, at its core, an educational facility, so when we were approached about screening The Lion's Mouth Opens in our theater, we were thrilled with the opportunity. This documentary not only follows one person's journey, it also raises awareness of Huntington's Disease, which will hopefully result in additional research for a cure.

5 Ways to Build Awareness This Summer

huffingtonpost.com — To keep myself on a path of happiness, I've been practicing at cultivating some of this awareness everyday. And that's the best part -- it's only a direction. I'm always practicing, so there's no failing, only opportunities to improve. Here are five methods that I've incorporated into my day in order to become more in touch with myself.
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