Wellness
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Get Your Sleep: All You Didn’t Want to Know About Sleep-Related Health Problems

dstanfor - August 31, 2017

Sleep is one of those parts of our day that many of us take for granted—that is, those of us who get a full night’s sleep relatively…

Health Reform
713 views

Zika Virus Legislation, Diagnosis, and Prevention: What You Need to Know

dstanfor - July 8, 2016

A lot has happened over the last year related to the Zika virus. As healthcare professionals, we have an obligation to keep abreast of current legislation, science,…

Public Health
513 views

Vaccines & Public Health in 2016: Where are We Now?

dstanfor - March 15, 2016

Why do some people become convinced that vaccines are harmful and unnecessary?  Because of this oddly prevalent belief, public health officials have the important task of convincing…

Medical Ethics
647 views

Midwifery in the U.S.: History, Politics, and Pathways to Practice

dstanfor - March 7, 2016

 I.)                 A Brief History  I.)                 A Brief HistoryThe history of midwifery in the United States, until the early twentieth century, was relatively uncomplicated: women helped each other…

Hospital Administration
501 views

Information-Based Careers for Lab Scientists

dstanfor - November 25, 2015

There’s a decent chance that, if you’re reading this, you already have a job in the medical field—whether you’re a nurse, a doctor, or a laboratory pharmacist.…

Hospital Administration
595 views

The Future of Healthcare

dstanfor - November 5, 2015

In the future, the way we engage with each other in healthcare settings, both as patients and as healthcare providers, will be more intelligent, specialized, and customized…