Going Dry: A Great Habit to Keep Year-Round
The phenomenon of “Dry January” helps people “reset” their use of alcohol and evaluate the role it plays in their lives by taking a month vacation from the use of alcohol. Work/Life Connections-EAP gives information regarding the effects of alcohol abuse.
Understanding Heart Disease in Women
Dr. Basher talks about unique difference in heart disease in women as compared to men.
PrEP: Not Just Another Acronym
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Safe Patient Handling in the Psychiatric Care Environment
Safe Patient Handling in the Psychiatric Care Environment Mamie Williams, Director of Safe Patient Handling in the department of Nursing Education discusses Safe Patient Handing and how to protect healthcare workers in the Psychiatric Hospital.
Post-Traumatic Stress Self-Assessment
When a person experiences, witnesses, or is confronted with an event or situation that involves actual or threatened death, serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others, he or she can experience fear, helplessness, and horror. PTSD results when effects of exposure to a traumatic event persist beyond one month following the event. Please answer "Yes" or "No" if you have been exposed to or witnessed a traumatic event and have engaged in or experienced any of the following over the past month on a fairly consistent basis.
Quitting smoking is the most effective action you can take to improve your overall health and prevent many diseases or illnesses. It is hard to quit smoking and a lot of people make many tries to quit before becoming a non smoker.
An online screening is not a substitute for a complete mental health evaluation. It does not result in a diagnosis. It can, however, provide an indication of whether or not a person has symptoms consistent with a particular illness.
The Health Assessment is a reliable and valid tool for you to assess your health risks. Taking steps to reduce those health risks can support you in being as healthy as possible.
What is cholesterol? It is a waxy, fat-like substance that naturally exists in the cells of the body. There are two main types of cholesterol: "good" or HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) and "bad" or LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein). Having abnormal levels of cholesterol can put you at a higher risk for heart disease, a heart attack, or a stroke.
Blood Pressure Management
Management of blood pressure is vital to living a healthy lifestyle. Learn how Health Plus can help.