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  • 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

  • Thyroid and gallbladder health are intricately connected. After gallbladder removal surgery, thyroid functioning often declines. Alternatively, thyroid dysfunction can result in decreased bile flow and the formation of gallstones. Proper nutrition, gut health, and supplementation can benefit both.

    The Gallbladder Thyroid Connection: How the Health of One Affects the Other

    The Gallbladder Thyroid Connection: How the Health of One Affects the Other

    by Kim Maravich10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • If there is an opposite of addiction, it might be mindfulness. While addiction often involves running from feelings and numbing pain, mindfulness involves learning to stay with and accept pain and discomfort. Practicing mindfulness skills during treatment can help maintain sobriety beyond treatment.

    Using Mindfulness Techniques in Substance Abuse Treatment

    Using Mindfulness Techniques in Substance Abuse Treatment

    by Kim Harris24

  • 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

  • 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

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