Liam Miller: Ex-Celtic and Man Utd midfielder in cancer fight

Liam Miller: Ex-Celtic and Man Utd midfielder in cancer fight

  • Former Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller has cancer.
  • Miller, who won 21 caps for Republic of Ireland between 2004 and 2009, started his career at Celtic before moving to Old Trafford.
  • Former Celtic and Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov, who recovered from acute leukaemia, said: “I’m saddened to hear the news about my old team-mate Liam Miller.
  • Celtic wrote on their official Twitter account: “The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Celtic Football Club are with Liam Miller and his family at this time.”
  • And Manchester United tweeted: “The thoughts of everyone at Manchester United go out to Liam Miller and his loved ones at this difficult time.”

Former Celtic, Manchester United and Hibernian midfielder Liam Miller is having treatment for cancer.
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Cancer patient: Treat gun violence like cancer (opinion)

Cancer patient: Treat gun violence like cancer | via @CNNopinion

  • (CNN) I have metastatic colon cancer and, like the families grieving from the mass shooting in Las Vegas, I have the thoughts and prayers of almost everyone I know.
  • To be sure, colon cancer kills more people than gun violence.
  • In the United states, gun violence kills about 10 people per 100,000 per year and colon cancer kills about 15 people per 100,000 per year, but colon cancer research funding is more than 100 times what gun violence prevention research is.
  • As a pediatrician, a mother, and proud citizen of this great country, I also need the federal government to fund gun violence research from many different angles.
  • And since we don’t know who the next cancer patient or gun violence victim will be, you need this, too.

As a cancer patient and physician, I’ve see the importance of scientific research in improving cancer treatment and ask that the same approach be applied to gun violence, writes Marjorie Rosenthal.
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Body scan mindfulness exercise for pain

Try using a mindful body scan exercise for to manage your pain:

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  • The goal of the body scan is not to relieve the pain completely, but to get to know it and learn from it so you can manage it.
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Stress reduction expert Jon Kabat-Zinn recommends the body scan mindfulness exercise as the best form of mindfulness meditation for pain conditions. He advises…
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Why are black people in the UK more likely to be diagnosed with mental health problems?
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  • Black people in the UK are more likely to be diagnosed with mental health problems and to be sectioned.
  • Black people in the UK are more likely to be both diagnosed with a significant mental health condition and to be sectioned.
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  • By spending time in a secure mental health unit, tapping into the thoughts and experiences of his 25,000 followers on Twitter and speaking to mental health experts and community leaders, Keith explores what might be behind the statistics.

Why are black people in the UK more likely to be diagnosed with mental health problems?
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  • Henry Marsh: ‘We have to deceive our patients’
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  • The stakes are high, it’s never clear cut and doctors, he reveals, don’t always know the answers. “

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