How to Buy Healthy Foods – A Virtual Grocery Store Tour

Happy National Nutrition Month! I’m Robin, one of your dietitians at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and today we’re gonna go on a virtual grocery store tour. So when planning your shopping list a few things to consider are the items that you need for the meals you’re gonna make and the snacks you’re gonna have. First…

Live Q&A with infectious diseases expert | THE BIG STORY | The Straits Times

We have a question from a concerned reader, Thomas, who asked if an infected person coughs or sneezed onto a handrail or an item, how long will the virus survive on this surface. At 6°C the infectious particles can stay on the surface for a 100 hours. Whereas at 30°C, they are gone within an…

Scripps Health: What Is Alzheimer’s Disease?

It is not clear what causes Alzheimer’s disease, but when someone is afflicted with that condition, their brain tissue shows accumulation of characteristic pathology, we refer to them as plaques and tangles. So our understanding is whatever is causing the accumulation of that pathology is the reason why people get Alzheimer’s disease. We’re still trying…

Taking the temperature of Russia’s healthcare

The mantra for many Muscovites these days is healthy living. But when Olga took up yoga 30 years ago, she was the exception. Exercise and a good diet never used to be on the menu. Olga made a business from her hobby, tapping into the health trend by setting up this juice bar. Russians are…

How Mental Health Issues Are Leading to a Shortage of Healthcare Workers

Recently, we discussed some shocking statistics of physicians with depression. To summarize, we proved that mental health issues are especially affecting healthcare workers. Mental health issues within this industry is actually one of the major reasons why there’s such a shortage in doctors and nurses and other professionals. Hi everyone, I’m Matt Moneypenny and today…

Let Nurses Do Their Jobs. Reform Scope-of-Practice Laws.

Meet Jane. Jane woke up this morning with a sore throat—and it really hurt. She called her doctor… who said she could come in…Tuesday. So Jane has a choice. She could wait days for an appointment… …go to the ER… … or just fend for herself. But there’s another way. In some states, Jane could…

3rd Party Payer: How Government Made Healthcare Astronomically Expensive

(Pic: O’Rourke quote) In the previous video we talked about how the United States doesn’t have a free market in Healthcare, and alluded to why the prices are so high. I spoke mostly about Medicare and Medicaid and mentioned that over half of all healthcare dollars are actually managed and spent directly by the government.…

Diagnosing Healthcare Trailer

Every business, every family, every individual in this country every day in some way, deals with the cost of health care As time went on I got worse One injection that I need to take is $600 Most recently in February we were forced to file bankruptcy So life goes along and everything is going…

Medical Assistant Apprenticeship with Providence Health Care

My name is William Soto – I work here at Providence as a Medical Assistant. Before the apprenticeship I worked at Dairy Queen fast-food; I don’t have any medical background. – My name’s Latonda. I am a Medical Assistant apprentice at the endocrinology clinic in the doctors building of Sacred Heart. – The Next Generation…