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National Migraine Awareness Month

There’s no doubt that I’m the weak link in my family. Sometimes you have no choice in linguistic life but to turn to Yiddish to really say what you want to say. So I’m not going to use the word ‘kvetch’ just because everybody knows it (even if I might have tendencies), but rather, if […]

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National Suicide Prevention Week, May 17-23, 2015

On Sunday begins the 41st Annual National Suicide Prevention Week. The American Association of Suicidology is behind the week, and I just love their mission statement, with absolutely no messing around: “The goal of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is to understand and prevent suicide.”  There you have it. They have entitled the mission of this […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month

Yup, it’s May, and, therefore, thanks to House Resolution #1005, passed 4/1/08, it’s also Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month. [If you’re into politics, or are just plain curious, the House passed the Resolution by a vote of 414-0–for real–and, just for kicks, you can read the Resolution here (it’s not bad, I wouldn’t torture you […]

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