Coping with Recent Violent Events

Work/Life Connections
August 22, 2019

Social media and news coverage of shootings, bombings, protests, sexual assaults, and other events has been graphic and intense. In general, experiencing violence can result in serious psychological distress, including depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While people may not develop a psychological disorder after hearing first-hand accounts or viewing graphic, real-time images of these events, people do experience strong emotions, such as fear, sadness, grief, and anger.

Annual TB Testing for Employees No Longer Required

Occupational Health Clinic
July 8, 2019

​Based on new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, employees no longer need annual TB testing.  The CDC's new guidelines no longer recommend routine annual TB testing for health care workers, and the "Tuberculin (TB) Skin Testing: for Health Care Personnel" policy has been updated to reflect the CDC's recommendations.  The CDC made this new recommendation as a result of efforts that showed that the U.S.

Issue 391, 2019 February/March (University Edition)

Health & Wellness
January 31, 2019

This issue (University Edition) includes:
  
 
 Care Gap Alerts with Dan Patel, MD
 Blood Pressure – Make Control Your Goal!
 Going There with Pamela Brown
 Heart Health – Loving Your Heart
 A Valentine’s Resolution: Listening Whole-Heartedly
 Eat to Beat Stress