As they are in so many cities right now, the streets and sidewalks in San Francisco are nearly deserted. People living there have been under a stay-at-home order since March 16. My brother Patrick is one of them. He shares how he has been doing so far.
We all have our own ways of coping with the isolation, fear and anxiety, uncertainty, stress, you-name-it feelings that we are all experiencing these days. For Anne Strout, it’s going into her studio and creating art.
Your tooth hurts and you need a root canal. No one gets excited about that news. We try to allay your worst fears with some facts from a specialist.
Many elderly people limit activities because they’re afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance offers practical advice to reduce fear and get people moving again.
In 1996, Dr. B. Joseph Semmes, who goes by the name Joe, learned that he had a type of cancer of the pancreas called pNET or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Not only is it rare — seen in approximately one percent of pancreatic cancers and three in one million of all cancers diagnosed — it’s also less aggressive […]
My sister Becky has always been afraid of needles. When she was little and needed a shot, she might make it through the procedure, but would faint half way to the car. The incident that probably put her over the edge happened when she was about 10 and needed a tooth filled.When the dentist approached […]