Untangling grief: Living beyond a great loss

Untangling grief: Living beyond a great loss

“The horse has left the barn.” These six words, said by my husband’s oncologist, changed our lives forever, even though the feeling of impending loss started weeks ago with a blood test. There will be more tests, exams and visits to specialists. While George and I waited for a final diagnosis, we were negotiating with … Read more

Heart problems and the heat: What to know and do

Heart problems and the heat: What to know and do

This spring, many parts of the United States experienced historic heat waves. Summer is now officially underway, and experts are predicting higher-than-normal temperatures across most of the country. Extreme temperatures increase health risks for people with chronic diseases, including heart problems. If you have a heart condition, here’s how to keep cool and protect yourself … Read more