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10 Minutes To Let Your Mind Wander

So I saw this pin on pinterest, and I thought it would be interesting to try here. Two things that you’ve never done, but would love to try: Throwing ceramics on a wheel. Hot yoga. One thing that might scare others, but does not scare you is: Public speaking / speaking in front of a … Continue reading 10 Minutes To Let Your Mind Wander
Tags: Health, Infertility, Navel gazing


Why doesn’t the allied health field play a larger role in the care of patients?

The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals defines the allied health sector as “professionals that are involved with the delivery of health or related services pertaining to the identification, evaluation, and prevention of diseases and disorders; dietary and nutrition services; rehabilitation and health systems management, among others. Allied health professionals, to name a few, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Le...
Tags: Health, Policy, Primary Care, PA NP, CRNA


Experts Say a Great Food Transformation is Urgently Needed

According to a report organized by EAT, a Stockholm-based nonprofit seeking to improve the food system, people should only eat about a hamburger’s worth of red meat a week to do what’s... Read the rest of the story... »
Tags: Health, Dairy, Stockholm, Meat Consumption, Red Meat, Plant-based Diet, Food & Nutrition


4 At-Risk Behaviors in Teens & What Parents Can Do

Teens are known to have a penchant for impulsivity and instant gratification. Even scientists have studied these habits and come to the conclusion that  teen brains are simply wired for risk . But just what kind of at-risk or high-risk behaviors should parents be on the lookout for? To start with, at-risk behaviors are defined as anything that puts adolescents on the path to future negative consequences such as injury, poor health, incarceration and even death. Since most teens rarel...
Tags: Psychology, Cdc, United States, NIDA, National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA, MTF, Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Eating Disorders Teenagers


What's in your IFAK/AFAK?

Just as an intro... I had a "traditional" first aid kit (I think I got it from Sportsmans or Cabelas or something) and realized that, while it looked cool and nifty, in this yellow belt loop bag, was mainly a box of 3rd rate chinese specials, with no substance. So I started to do a little research, and found that there were much better alternatives on the market - ones that would actually deal with major, life threatening stuff (and STILL have room for bandaids and neosporin). The one I set...
Tags: Health, Weapon, Fitness and First Aid


An orthopedic surgeon’s bone broth journey

Many cooks traditionally use broth derived from simmered bones of fish, fowl, or four-footed critters to flavor soups and sauces. Recently, bone-broth bars have popped up around the country and serve a non-caffeinated, nutritious alternative to tea or coffee. In some of these health-conscious establishments, the owners claim that these drinks also have filling, cleansing, […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Orthopedics, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Lawyer: Incapacitated woman who gave birth not in coma

PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported. The Arizona Republic reported Friday that attorney John Micheaels said the 29-year-old woman has “significant intellectual disabilities” and does not speak but has some […]
Tags: Health, News, Ap, Nation, Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona Republic, John Micheaels


Two dead after pigeon droppings infection at Glasgow hospital

Patients believed to have inhaled cryptococcus at Queen Elizabeth University hospitalTwo patients have died at a hospital after contracting a fungal infection linked to pigeon droppings.The individuals are thought have caught the airborne disease at the Queen Elizabeth University hospital in Glasgow after inhaling the fungus cryptococcus, typically found in soil and pigeon droppings. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Scotland, UK News, NHS, Glasgow, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Queen Elizabeth University


Quick clot combat gauze expiration?

I have the understanding that Quick clot combat gauze has an expiration date. Does anybody know how effective the hemostatic agent is past expiration or what exactly "expires" if its not that. I see it for a heavily discounted price on ebay for the expired stuff and they claim it is still effective. What say you?
Tags: Health, Weapon, Fitness and First Aid


What’s behind our appetite for self-destruction?

Each new year, people vow to put an end to self-destructive habits like smoking, overeating or overspending.And how many times have we learned of someone – a celebrity, a friend or a loved one – who committed some self-destructive act that seemed to defy explanation? Think of the criminal who leaves a trail of evidence, perhaps with the hope of getting caught, or the politician who wins an election, only to start sexting someone likely to expose him. Why do they do it? Edgar Allan Poe, one of Am...
Tags: Psychology, Washington, Boston, Happiness, Edgar Allan Poe, America, Mental Health, Innovation, Albert Einstein, Emotions, Mind, Sigmund Freud, Freud, Poe, Edgar Allen Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


These Easy Exercises Will Instantly Make You Happier (S)

Three simple happiness exercises that take just four minutes. → There is now a small membership fee for accessing some articles. Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
Tags: Psychology, Happiness, Jeremy Dean, Subscribers-only


Alphabet’s health watch monitors your heart health, is approved by the FDA

A health monitoring watch being developed by Alphabet, Google's parent company, has received clearance from the FDA as a medical device. This means that the device has been found to be safe and can legally be sold in the U.S. The post Alphabet’s health watch monitors your heart health, is approved by the FDA appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Health, Wearables, News, Trends, Fda, Alphabet, Verily, Alphabet Google, Heart Monitoring


How physicians can investigate their employers

This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. After several months of intense discussions, “Dr. Joe Smith” thought he was headed from his successful two-physician practice to a respected practice with many more physicians. It was pretty much a “done deal,” until he was told that the senior partner decided he really didn’t want someone […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Practice Management, Joe Smith, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


9 Ways to Free Yourself from Ruminations

Of all my symptoms of depression, stuck thoughts are by far the most painful and debilitating for me. The harder I try to move the needle from the broken record in my brain, the louder the song becomes. Ruminations are like a gaggle of politicians campaigning in your head. Try as you might to detach from their agenda, their slogans are forefront in your mind, ready to thrust you down the rabbit hole of depression. Logic tells you they are full of bull, but that doesn’t keep you from believing wh...
Tags: Psychology, Elsa, Disney, Stress, Personal, Mindfulness, Self-help, Depression, Anxiety, Self-esteem, Mental Health And Wellness, Self-worth, Ruminating, Kristin Neff, Group Beyond Blue on Facebook, Abraham Low


The Stimulating Sign of High IQ

The common drink is linked to a higher level of education. → There is now a small membership fee for accessing some articles. Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
Tags: Psychology, Intelligence, Jeremy Dean


Ohio Health Department investigates doctor for deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Department of Health is investigating a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of the powerful painkiller fentanyl for 27 gravely ill patients who died at an Ohio hospital system. The Columbus Dispatch reports that the Health Department is investigating Dr. William Husel, a former Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health […]
Tags: Health, News, Ap, Nation, Ohio, Columbus, Department Of Health, Columbus Dispatch, COLUMBUS Ohio, Health Department, Ohio Health Department, William Husel, Mount Carmel Health


ZINC FOR FERTILITY IN MEN AND WOMEN

Zinc in your supplements and diet may be critical for men and women who want to enhance their fertility.  In women, zinc helps to manufacture and balance reproductive hormones.  It also helps with protein metabolism and egg quality and maturation.  Once a women does get pregnant, zinc can help support a healthy pregnancyIn men, zinc can help with healthy sperm production and maturation and normal chromosome St. Gerard for Pregnancy protection & Fertility development.  Testosterone...
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Psychology Around the Net: January 19, 2019

Within this week’s Psychology Around the Net, you’re going to meet a psychiatrist who uses social media for good, get a plethora of self-care tips (many of which I guarantee you haven’t thought of), find out just exactly how many happy facial expressions we have, and more. Enjoy! You Have 17 Different Facial Expressions to Show Happiness (and That’s Reason to Smile): After a recent study involving more than seven million online images and 30 countries, Aleix Martinez, a cognitive scientist an...
Tags: Psychology, Technology, Instagram, Incarceration, College, Study, Happiness, Alabama, Social Media, Research, Self-help, Jail, Inmates, College Students, Stigma, Psychology Around The Net


MKSAP: 56-year-old woman pulmonary hypertension

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 56-year-old woman is evaluated during an appointment to establish care. She has a developmental delay, and she is known to have pulmonary hypertension due to a congenital cardiac condition. There is no history of cardiac surgery. She is on low-dose […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, American College of Physicians, Conditions, Cardiology, PA NP, CRNA


A Small Business Owner’s Guide to the Best Health Insurance Options

Building a successful business is hard work. Finding the affordable, quality health insurance you need doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re self-employed and working out of your garage or the owner of a small business with multiple employees, you face different challenges when it comes to finding and getting Mediclaim policy. Moreover, Health insurance is expensive, complicated, and sensitive, but a must if you’re looking to grow. But small business health insurance is a must if you’re looking to ...
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Heart Disease Prevention - What Is Coronary Artery Disease?

Coronary artery disease (CAD, or coronary heart disease (CHD), is the most common form of heart disease. Also known as ischemic heart disease, CAD is a condition of the narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries causing impaired blood flow. Find out more at: https://www.howtopreventheartdisease.com/what-is-coronary-artery-disease.html [Heart Disease Prevention - 8 Simple Ways You Can Do Immediately] [Author: Ng Peng Hock]
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How to break a Brexit deadlock: 'keep going, be flexible ... and listen'

Whether it be a hijack, kidnap or siege situation, negotiation is an art. Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn take noteWestminster is in deadlock. The progress of Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement has stalled in parliament, where a majority of MPs are opposed to it. Jeremy Corbyn has refused to enter talks with the prime minister until she rules out a no-deal Brexit, a demand she describes as “an impossible condition”. So how do our political representatives get themselves out of this impasse?“Negoti...
Tags: Psychology, Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Soas University of London, J Simon Rofe


Fentanyl may be involved in spike in North Seattle overdoses, health officials say

Public-health officials believe fentanyl may have played a role in the high number of recent reported overdoses in North Seattle. Resources If you suspect an overdose: 911 Washington 24-Hour Recovery Help Line: 1-866-789-1511 Where to get naloxone in Washington Providers of methadone, buprenorphine, same day buprenorphine and naltrexone in Washington Seven people reportedly overdosed on Thursday alone, according to Public […]
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