Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

A training program teaches phlebotomists of many aspects form techniques of phlebotomy to administrative activities. Graduates of training programs are well rounded and are eligible for high-paid phlebotomy jobs. Courses may be available through health facilities, vocational schools, professional or community colleges. As expected, the programs of each school or organization will be different from [...]

Giving Thanks and Eating Well

November 15th, 2011 by Abby Hitchcock | Tags: Thanks, Thanks Eating

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with it comes delicious holiday favorites. From that 100-year-old family stuffing recipe to your special cranberry sauce, no turkey dish is complete without being accompanied by an entire feast of dishes ready to tempt your taste buds. Does this mean you have to forgo your waistline-watching efforts or [...]

U.S. Man Diagnosed With HIV Develops Leprosy news

November 11th, 2011 by Abby Hitchcock | Tags: News

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) — Ohio doctors report they got a diagnostic surprise when an HIV patient tested positive for the bacterium that causes leprosy. What was even more surprising was that the initial infection most likely occurred decades earlier, from exposure to an armadillo. Soon after starting treatment for the HIV infection, the [...]

This study reinforces just how important it is to tend to our relationships with our partners. The health of your marriage can affect your children no matter how young they are. To me, this is also a perfect example of how sleep is at the very crux of our lives, as individuals and as families. [...]

Alumni Giving: Do Colleges Push Too Hard and Too Often?

October 28th, 2011 by Abby Hitchcock |

I don’t know about you but my alma mater frequently asks me for money. This not only comes from various mailings but also from phone calls to both home and work from current students. Upon reflection, there seems to be a variety of ethical issues that these strategies invoke. As a college professor I am [...]