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In the famed film, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Burt Ives plays Big Daddy Pollitt, the patriarch of the family, dying of cancer. In the film, Big Daddy refuses to take any medication to ease his pain and suffering, his reason, is a shared one, that it will, “kill the senses; and that it is better to live with pain, because at least than, you know you’re alive.”
It’s normal to not always act on your sense of compassion—for example, by walking past a beggar on the street without giving them any money.
How we move is an excellent indicator of overall health. When we feel good, we move around continually. When we're in pain, we reduce our physical activity.
The rising cost of dental care is allowing low income individuals and families to suffering from dental issues.
The pain suffered by older adults is the shared focus of the two newest entries in The Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) From Publication to Practice series.
- An armed gangster.