CUPE Health Care stories: The Lack of Rural Services

When you phone 9-1-1, the dispatcher doesn’t tell you that the ambulance is minutes away. I work in Oxbow and I’m a CCA. I also worked EMS. Down there, there’s 3 different services. Redvers, Carnduff, and Oxbox. And we cover probably a 100km radius, we’re from Manitoba border almost to Estevan, the United States border,…

Marmosets and research into Parkinson’s Disease

My name is Geoff Butcher and I’ve had Parkinson’s disease now for about 13 years. One of the animals most used in research in Parkinson is Marmosets. We are now going to go into an animal facility and talk to a scientist. The Marmosets here were all bred in captivity and following treatment they exhibit…

Why Yoga for Children? | Sadhguru

Questioner: Sadhguru, in line with the yoga question, I remember for last year we concentrated on children. So, my question is what types of yoga can children do and what are the benefits… specific benefits and how to inspire them? Sadhguru: How to…? Questioner: Inspire the kids… the children to do yoga. Sadhguru: (Laughs) Not…

Methodist Healthcare Services Facility Dogs

– I love what the service dog means. It means a lot to the patients, it means a lot to the nurses, it means a lot to management. They provide caring, they provide quiet, they provide that kiss on the cheek for you, you know, if you’re a patient who has no one. The smiles…

UConn Health Minute: Complementing Cancer Care

Oncology supportive care at UConn Health supplements the patient’s treatment plan, allowing them to move into recovery. Our interdisciplinary team meets the patient’s physical, spiritual, psycho-social, and emotional needs to better improve their cancer treatments. Our focus is to get in there, figure out if they need assistance, they need help with their insurance, or…

The State Of Colorado Moves Toward A Public Health Insurance Option

THEY WILL NOT BE RESTOCKED. KROGER OPERATES WITHIN 20 STORES IN THE MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN SLOPE. SAVING MONEY ON HEALTHCARE BILLS IS A NEW GOAL BEHIND A PUBLIC OPTION. SEAN BOYD IS AT THE CAPITAL TONIGHT TO HELP EXPLAIN HOW THIS WORKS. Reporter: THIS TAKES DIRECT AIM AT HOSPITALS. DENVER AREA HOSPITAL SAW RISING PROFITS…

Center for children with medical needs wants to open facility for young adults

HARTSDALE PET CEMETERY. >>>A HARSH REALITY FOR CHILDREN WITH COMPLEX MEDICAL CONDITIONS, WHEN THEY TURN 21 THEY WILL AGE OUT OF CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS WHERE MANY HAVE SPENT THEIR ENTIRE LIVES. THE FACILITIES DO NOT ALWAYS HAVE THE RESOURCES TO HELP THEM THRIVE AFTER, HOWEVER AUTHORITIES NOW SAY THEY HAVE A SOLUTION. HERE IS EYEWITNESS NEWS…

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help with Weight Loss?

“Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help with Weight Loss?” Vinegar has evidently been used as a weight-loss aid for nearly 200 years, but does it work? Well, like hot sauce, it can be a nearly calorie-free way to flavor foods, and there’s all sorts of tasty exotic vinegars out there now like fig, peach, and pomegranate…

Healthy Cooking and Meals 101 – Oregon State University

These cooking classes were started originally because we’ve had a lot of students express interest in learning how to cook. Students that would be, that are not necessarily within our department or college and they don’t have a lot of experience with cooking, they’re coming from families who may not have had a lot of…

Governor Peter Shumlin: The health care providers’ current reimbursement system needs to be fixed.

PETER SCHUMLIN: Because if you’re a provider in Vermont, particularly a primary care provider, a nurse, a chiropractor, or whatever, good luck surviving on the current reimbursement system. You can’t. You can’t. We have primary care docs who are making less money than when they graduated from medical school 30 years ago. What did they…