Emotional health and what keeps it in balance to create full wellness.
If you knew that a cookie had 400 calories, would you be as likely to buy it?
Teens have become dangerously experimental in the last several years. From smoking unknown substances to taking pills filled with mystery powder, they have become very brave so to speak. Many of these new drugs are simply altered or mixed versions of existing drugs that heightens the feelings or changes the experience and can be potentially […]
On September 19, 2013, Dr. David H. Beyda gave a presentation for the inaugural HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) distinguished speakers series at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Beyda is a Pediatric Critical Care Specialist at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, […]
Ever wonder what a person who is a Home Health Aide (HHA) does? Read about what they do, their typical work life, and the necessary training and certification of HHAs. By Erica Morely What a Home Health Aide Does Home Health Aides, or HHAs for short, are medically trained aides who work with patients on […]
By Lisa J Parmley Ultrasound technicians are also known as diagnostic medical sonographers or simply sonographers. Because of the unique duties and skills contained in an ultrasound technician job description, the U.S. Department of Labor considers ultrasound technician jobs to be distinct and separate from radiology jobs. Sonographers are responsible for a series of activities […]
by Madeleine Richey Cigarettes are small. They fit perfectly into your hand, right between your fingers, and often you can find groups of smokers lingering together outside the doors of public buildings, around the little ashtrays that seem to become more and more scarce nowadays, engaging in conversation while savoring the smoke. It seems harmless, […]
What are Society’s Rules to a Healthy Diet? The American Diabetes Association says to eat regular meals so your blood sugar stays even. The National Research Council says to watch out for fats, sugars, and salt. The American Heart Association says to limit your consumption of fats, sugars, and cholesterol. The American Cancer society says […]
The Razor’s Edge, by Madeleine I woke up in a tent, high up in the Appalachian Mountains, darkness creeping in through the unzipped flap that served as the door, when a heavily booted foot struck my ribcage. It was a harsh wakeup call, and I jolted into consciousness to hear drunken mumbling as a friend […]
By Eleanor Francis You might assume that the recommendations by the World Health Organization, as well as a variety of studies done in England, the Netherlands, and Denmark, might give pause to the German-owned Bayer company in its promotion of their newest incarnation of the hormonal birth control pill Yasmin, which contains an estrogen compound […]
By Adrianna Kuzma The United Nations has pledged to make clean water available to developing countries by 2015 (Crossette). Is this realistic? The UN recently completed a progress report on how well they were meeting the goal: “the report admits candidly that the world will not reach the mark, probably by a wide margin” (Crossette). […]
By Madeleine Richey When was the last time you picked up a book, watched a movie, or flipped through pictures to get a glimpse of something—anything—to do with sex? Okay, next question: when was the first time? For just a minute, let’s put all religious views on the matter aside. Whether you’re Catholic, Lutheran, Jewish, […]
Recreation and fitness workers enjoy working with people. They also need to have good health and be physically fit. Recreation workers conduct activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. This may include camping, sports, arts and crafts, dance, or drama. Recreation workers organize these activities for people of all ages. […]
Pharmacist – Pharmacists are experts in medicine and its side effects. Pharmacists give medicine to people when a doctor says that they need it. They sometimes help doctors choose which medicines to give patients. Pharmacists also warn doctors if they have asked their patients to take any medicine that might hurt them. Sometimes pharmacists mix […]
The word “plumber” dates back to the Roman Empire. In Roman times lead was known as plumbum in Latin which is why the periodic table of the elements uses the symbol ‘Pb’ for lead. Lead was used for Roman roof conduits and drain pipes, as well as for piping and making baths. Thus a person […]