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In the article “For Teens, Falling Asleep Gets Harder with More Screen Time,” Live Science staff writer Laura Geggel discusses the results of a study conducted on teenagers about their sleep habits and electronic device usage. Geggel has been a writer for such organizations and publications as the Simons Foundation,...

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The distinction between Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn's Disease (CD) has been the topic of extensive debate in the medical science community as of late. Both UC and CD are subtypes of a category of chronic diseases called Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is generally caused by inappropriate autoimmune response to...

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Falls are a growing health problem globally in the elderly (Day et al., 2011; Li et al., 2014). It has been estimated that 30% of aged individuals 65 years and older fall annually (Ambrose et al., 2013). Some of the injuries resulting from falls include lacerations, trauma to the head...

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Without recognition of the signs of a mental health problem in an elderly patient or family member combined with a lack of awareness regarding affordable community resources, the mental illness that occurs in the senior population often goes unnoticed and untreated. Such health issues are often going untreated due to...

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A health problem largely confined to a single population is anorexia nervosa (AN), which typically affects teen girls and, as an eating disorder with complex causal factors, frequently leads to severe illness or death. Essentially, these young females starve themselves, and due to multiple psychological issues and senses of body...

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The primary goal of population health policies is to make improvements in population and personal health. These objectives are achieved by investing in health determinants via interventions and strategies that affect the determinants and ensuring the goals are achieved. Determinants are defined as primary factors that cause significant changes in...

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Evidence-based Physiotherapy is defined as a physiotherapy that contains a highly relevant and highly informed clinical research. The practice is informed by bringing together high-quality research patient preferences and the physiotherapists’ practical knowledge. In a case where there is no high-quality clinical research, a good practice always makes use of...

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Although human reproduction systems are structurally different in males and females, both serve similar functions in reproduction. In the course of their existence, physiological abnormalities might arise. Normally, the disorders which affect these organs are related to their structural development or even functional ability (People, & UDHS, 2010). Moreover, the...

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As the Internet has gained prominence in the last 20 years or so, there is more information available to read. Many health care organizations have set up their own web sites, in order to inform readers about the latest news, provide information about their disease, and to raise money. This...

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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a cyclical disorder that causes physical and emotional distress to women. The symptoms of PMS may vary from women to women and generally involve weight gain, swollen breasts, edema, fatigue, joint pain, skin eruptions, mood swings, head ache, and cravings for sweet and salty food. Relief...

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In the document ‘National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the US: Updated to 2020’, the Office of the National AIDS Policy (ONAP) outlines the country’s updated strategy for addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It notes that the plan was first released in 2010 and that it has helped in the realization of significant...

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South Miami is a diversified community located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. This region of Florida is best known for being surrounded by two of the most popular shopping malls in the state. Although many people travel through the area, few know about the overall health of the community. In assessing...

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The study of epidemiology and public health greatly contributes to the current understanding of the most serious health issues. It empowers medical professionals and community members to get to the root causes of the most pressing public health controversies. It also sets the stage for developing comprehensive strategies for effectively...

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One of the most significant health-related events which emerged during 2014 was the emergence of the ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic in several parts of Africa. Given the mobility of the global population in general, including healthcare workers (HCWs), has given rise to concerns of a global epidemic. The purpose...

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The nursing program and staff at Meridian Health are internally encouraged to excel and fulfill their professional potential. The organization boasts excellence in patient-centered care, a thoroughly trained staff, state of the art facilities and they have garnered the accolades, awards and ratings to demonstrate this. They provide exemplary health...

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Introduction The healthcare sector operates through the interaction of people from diverse cultures, nationalities, and religions. Healthcare providers are not restricted to their service provision and can serve patients from any part of the globe. Similarly, patients are also free to seek medical attention from any healthcare provider near them....

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The proposed project is a teaching plan for nurses, a Powerpoint presentation, and a post-presentation survey to ensure that the nurses have learned strategies to improve patient flow. This is necessary because better throughput/flow affects patient satisfaction, but has not been a focus of nursing education. Because of its importance...

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While childhood obesity is increasingly recognized as a serious health concern, the reality remains that it has yet to be adequately addressed in terms of impactful advocacy strategy. As may be expected, this health crisis has multiple and severe repercussions; as obese children maintain unhealthy weight levels as they mature,...

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My proposed policy addresses the problem of the high incidence of prostate cancer and mortality rates from the disease among African American men in the United States (Sandiford & D’Errico, 2016). The multi-pronged policy combines three objectives: to change the prostate cancer screening guidelines in to recommend that black males...

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Abstract In house visits are typically conducted for patients whom may be unable to safely transport themselves to an appropriate healthcare facility. An in-house visit conducted within the residence of Sallie Mae, has identified several risk factors which indicate that the patient should be place in a palliative care/hospice based...

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Have you ever suffered from homesickness? Haven’t you? Homesickness is “the distress or impairment caused by an actual or anticipated separation from home” (Thurber C., 2012). Homesickness is mostly seen in college students, and that is a fact many would agree on. Students suffering from homesickness will gradually have their...

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Elizabeth Pisani illustrates in her TED talk ‘Sex, Drugs and HIV—let’s get rational’ that rationality takes on a variety of guises. From a junkie’s perspective, it is rational to share needles with other junkies in order to minimize the risk of going to jail. From a policy maker’s perspective, it...

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A comparison of success rates of stenting compared to balloon angioplasty demonstrates that stenting improves patient outcomes over angioplasty alone. Success rates of stenting and balloon angioplasty in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) after failed thrombolysis resulted in a myocardial salvage index significantly greater in those receiving stents group...

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The first outbreak of the plague is reported to have originated from Gobi desert in China. The infection is alleged to have been blow-out by flea-infested rats, and it did not take long for the disease to reach Europe. The disease spread along the trade routes on the north of...

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In human beings, the sense of sight is one of the most potent aspects that is useful for the day-to-day operations of an individual. Usually, in the clinical setting, patients often seek solutions to the medical complications affecting the eye. Orbital Cellulitis refers to a medical condition where microorganisms such...

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