Population Health: Crash Course Sociology #43

A person can be healthy…but can a country be healthy? Population health indicators measure the distribution of health throughout a given population. These kinds of indicators are what sociologists use to study patterns in health outcomes across different social groups. Because, like all things sociological, we want to understand the wider patterns of health. So, […]

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Carcinoid Treatment – Tammy’s Story – The Nebraska Medical Center

I’m Tammy Kleymann, in October of 2008 I was diagnosed with Carcinoid Cancer, I was having some occasional diarrhea, and I just thought that when you turn 50 you know, that kind of comes with the territory, I shouldn’t have ate that, I should have eaten something else. After a few months, I decided, well […]

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Effects of a high meat diet on public health: Robert S Lawrence MD at TEDxManhattan

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Ilze Garda Good morning. I can improve on that 11-year-old, saying, “You either pay the hospital, or you pay the farmer,” and I’m here to make a pitch for paying the farmer. Fifty years ago, when I was a medical student in Boston, we were in the midst of the cardiovascular […]

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Meet Wesley – SMU Physician Assistant student

[Background Music]>>Half of medicine is listening to the patient. That sense of listening and allowing patients to speak and trying to really understand where they’re coming from is critical. The values that make a Physician Assistant excellent are keeping sight of your patient centered care and understanding that it’s really all about the patient and […]

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Happy World Teachers’ Day! ETUCE and EFEE launch new health & safety tool

Colleagues, Since 1994, On the 5th of October we celebrate World’s Teachers’ Day for teachers everywhere. ETUCE is the Trade Union Federation and European Region of Education International representing 11 million education workers across Europe. On this day, we applaud the hard working individuals who dedicate their time to educate citizens of all ages everywhere, […]

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