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  • The flu vaccine is ready for the 2019-2020 season. This vaccine saves lives, so learn the facts. People older than six months should be vaccinated according to the CDC. In 2018, 80,000 in the U.S. died from the flu, plus numerous people were hospitalized. A new vaccine must be developed each year.

    Why Get the Flu Vaccine?

    Why Get the Flu Vaccine?

    by Pamela Oglesby60

  • Scratched corneas can be very painful, and if left untreated they can cause vision loss. This article discusses causes, treatments, and information about what the condition feels like for the patient.

    How to Treat a Scratched Cornea

    How to Treat a Scratched Cornea

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC38

  • Munchausen Syndrome is a mental and behavioural disorder where the person deliberately fabricates an illness in order to feel a sense of acceptance. They do have an awareness of what they are doing but cannot control it.

    An Understanding of Munchausen Syndrome

    An Understanding of Munchausen Syndrome

    by Lorna Lamon26

  • What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.

    8 Human Guide Techniques for People With Visual Impairments

    8 Human Guide Techniques for People With Visual Impairments

    by Tim Truzy13

  • Cyberbullying has become an epidemic. In order to fully understand the reasons why and its consequences, awareness programs should be set up in schools and workplaces.

    An Understanding of Cyberbullying

    An Understanding of Cyberbullying

    by Lorna Lamon47

  • A little anecdote from one of my social work experiences where I was told off by a client. This is meant to be a bit amusing and if you are not familiar with social work, probably would seem a little confusing. If you do read it, I hope you can get a chuckle or two.

    Reframing My Cognitive Dissonance by Using Psychodynamic Theory

    Reframing My Cognitive Dissonance by Using Psychodynamic Theory

    by Finnegan Williams1

  • As insurance companies push to speed care and lower costs, the doctor-patient relationship has suffered. This is an important issue as it has been proven this relationship can have profound effects on care.

    Why a Good Doctor-Patient Relationship Is Important

    Why a Good Doctor-Patient Relationship Is Important

    by Michael Kagen MD0

  • Recently, a disturbing news story has come out regarding allegations of fraud against one of the nation’s largest MRI-reading companies. While the alleged fraud is shameful, the underlying story is that the modern healthcare industry has a perverse incentive structure.

    Danger in the High-Volume Medical Practice Trend: How to Avoid the Ghost

    Danger in the High-Volume Medical Practice Trend: How to Avoid the Ghost

    by Michael Kagen MD0

  • A summary of what alcohol use disorder is, including symptoms, factors that influence development, health risks of alcohol consumption, how it is treated, and some resources to help find treatment.

    Alcohol Use Disorder

    Alcohol Use Disorder

    by Leah0

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