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In the U.S., you can’t watch TV or flip through a magazine without seeing a pharmaceutical advertisement addressing illnesses like depression, diabetes, fibromyalgia, and heart disease. The ubiquity of such ads highlights the growing problem of chronic diseases, which are on the rise around the world. An estimated 133 million Americans live with “incurable and […]
The effects unexpected or traumatic events (such as job loss) have on our lives are well-known and experienced widely. We’re often told to “bounce back” or “find the silver lining,” but what can we do when it just doesn’t seem at all possible?