Cathren Housley

Cathren Housley

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Cathren is a multidisciplinary artist and a board member of the Peace Flag Project. Current projects: giant flags, documentary films and children's workshops with the Providence Community Libraries. Website: thepeaceflagproject.org

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Articles by Cathren Housley

Human Guinea Pig: Are clinical trials the answer to your prayers?
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Human Guinea Pig: Are clinical trials the answer to your prayers?

I was browsing Facebook when an ad caught my eye: “Crohn’s Study – Diagnosed Volunteers Needed.” Crohn’s Disease is incurable, ...

Advice from the Trenches: Holiday from Hell
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Holiday from Hell

My sister recently came for a brief visit over Christmas. She is mentally ill, some times more in control than ...

AltHealth: Who Heals the Physician?
January 2, 2019 No Commentby

AltHealth: Who Heals the Physician?

What does your doctor do when he or she is sick? Surprisingly, when it comes to their own health, doctors ...

Advice from the Trenches: Holiday Conundrum
December 26, 2018 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Holiday Conundrum

Dear C and Dr. B; It’s the holidays and at our house, it’s a bit of a bipolar affair. My ...

Yessssss!: A day spa gift says,
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Yessssss!: A day spa gift says, “I love you!” And also, “Would you just sit still for a minute?”

It’s the week before Christmas and you have no time to shop, but there are people on your list who deserve ...

Advice from the Trenches: Hiding from UPS
December 12, 2018 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Hiding from UPS

Dear C and Dr. B; On Saturday at 3pm I received a frantic call from my 14-year-old daughter, who was ...

AltHealth: Merry Medical
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

AltHealth: Merry Medical

Christmas Day may be a time for many of us to relax and enjoy festivities and food with family and friends, ...

Advice from the Trenches: Foraging for a Cure
November 28, 2018 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Foraging for a Cure

Dear Dr. B: I have been researching mushrooms and read that there are some that can help with my depression ...

AltHealth: Happy and Healthy Holidays
November 21, 2018 No Commentby

AltHealth: Happy and Healthy Holidays

Nobody wants to get sick over the holidays, yet this is the time of year when our health can be ...

Advice from the Trenches: Guns in School
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Guns in School

Dear C and Dr. B; As a mother, I am deeply affected by the recent headlines — more mass shootings ...