Health & Wellness

Mental Peace

Q I am a medical doctor who treats victims of war in various countries. I work with adults and children who have been injured or fallen sick due to bombings, toxic residues and breakdown of a city’s infrastructure. I have been to Iraq, where I have seen thousands of...

Empty Nester

QBoth of my children have left home this fall to go to college on the East Coast. After many years of raising and having them in the house all the time, I really miss them. My husband is busy with work and activities at the temple, but I feel sad and lost. I don’t...

A Year Later

Q Although it’s been a year since the Sept. 11 attacks, I still don’t feel safe and normal the way I used to. I worry about what will happen next and wake up with dreams of buildings falling and wars starting. I don’t know how to get over these fears. A Everyone in...

A New Lease on Life

In April 2001, when Alisha Sheth died of leukemia, she was just 23. At an age when most girls breathlessly plan their graduation parties, Sheth lay at Stanford hospital waiting, in vain, for a bone marrow donor. Last summer we heard of 33-year-old Mohan Viswanath, an...