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How My Dog Keeps Me Healthy

A 7th grader writes about how her new puppy has made the whole family healthier because of the need for daily walks.

An Eye Exam Every Year Might Save You from Going Blind

If it has been more than a year since you have had an examination by eye care professional, here are some reasons why you might want to make an appointment.

What You Need to Know About Job Stress and Substance Abuse

It’s long been known that there is a strong connection between job stress and substance abuse disorder. Yet, few people know what job stress really is.

Scrutinizing the Results of an Award Winning Wellness Program

According to Al Lewis, Founder of Quizzify says the physical health of the Boise School District suffered during an employee wellness program.

The What, How, and Why of Culture Building in Healthcare

All cultures are the result of a system of shared values and beliefs that govern the thinking and behavior of its members. It’s this system that leaders are trying to change when they speak to the need for increased accountability and service, and it’s this system that a leader leads.

How Rudeness and Bullying Harms Patient Care

Whether it's serial perpetrators of abuse or a person that occasionally makes a hurtful remark, rudeness and bullying behaviors directly harm patient care.

Love the Gums You’re With: Preventing Gum Disease

Brushing twice a day and flossing regularly is the key to preventing periodontal disease - a serious inflammatory disorder of the gums.

5 Ways to Rid Yourself of Junk Emotions

Just like food products have labels that describe their nutritional content, there should be “psychological nutritional labels” for reactions, relationships, and situations.
Beyond Body

Students Look to Shift Focus “Beyond Body”

A new media campaign created by students at Ithaca College (IC) is looking to shift our focus away from physical attributes and toward conversations that go beyond the body.
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Do You Know Why Dancing Makes You Feel Happy?

Music and dance, like language, are forms of communication that are deeply embedded in our brains. They make us feel happy and serve as a glue to our social bonding.

Millennials Want These 6 Things from Healthcare

Millennials are molding the world their own image and their generation-specific habits are affecting how things work, namely in healthcare.
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The Road Warrior Life is a Hazard to Your Health

The road warrior life is a challenge to our ancient gene pool that evolved to sustain us during periods of feast and famine, exercise, and rest.