Emotional Health

Becoming “Woke” at 65

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
I have enjoyed steady economic stability and freedom from hardship, and have taken it for granted more than I should have. In recent years, I have become even more aware of how insulated I have been from many obstacles others face by the simple accident of my birth.
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Books

Michelle Obama’s Becoming: The Power of Family

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Michelle Obama remains the protagonist in this book. Like her mother, she nurtures her children and her family with consummate skill. Like her family, she encountered racism and discrimination along the way. Unlike her mother, she juggled this with full-time employment, and ultimately with being the most famous woman in the world.
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Ask Dr. Pat · Menopause

Surgical Menopause

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Dr. Pat offers advice to a woman on how to thrive in the second half of life after she had surgical menopause from a hysterectomy and removal of the ovaries in her early forties.
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