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Dr. Joseph Woods
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Homeless Health Concerns (Definition)

Homeless people face unique challenges to obtaining medical care and are at increase risk of certain medical conditions such as hypothermia. In addition, personal vulnerability factors that lead to their economic condition predisposes them to poor health. These factors include physical and mental illness, substance abuse, domestic violence, poor education, and lack of family support. The barriers they face to health care access include extreme poverty, lack of transportation, and competing priorities for shelter and food that outweigh the motivation ...Read more


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What is the value of studying microbiology in environmental health?

What is the value of studying microbiology in environmental health?

Cause of disease and: death. Microbes are an important cause of disease and death and are part of the environment. Influenza pandemics killed more people than world wars. Tuberculosis is part of the environment and a major cause of death in HIV patients. And more. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Karsant Dr. Karsant
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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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When does an environmental health officer carry out an inspection of food premises?

When does an environmental health officer carry out an inspection of food premises?

It depends: Public health agencies schedule routine inspections based on policy - usually annual. If an eating establishment has identified problems the inspections will be more frequent. ...Read more

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What is environmental health?

Day to day exposure: This is the study of the interaction between the environment and human health, particularly as it pertains to the effect of exposures (air, food, water) & our bodies. Unlike work-place exposures, toxins in the environment can be pervasive, with constant exposure at low levels affecting many. The young & old tend to be particularly susceptible. Examples of environmental toxins are lead & phthalate. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between your toes after you bathe
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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I was just wondering how can I improve my environmental health?

Two quick tips: In your outside environment one of the biggest risks is sun damage to your skin. As the Aussies say - Slip, Slap, Slop! Slip into protective clothing, slap on a brimmed hat, and slop on the sunscreen. Keep that healthy pallor of winter throughout the year! Work spaces inside can be made healthier with good back and arm positioning at the desk [ergonomic review], and avoiding abrupt twisting. ...Read more

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What are essential public health services?

What are essential public health services?

There are ten: The ten essential public health services provide the framework for the nphpsp. Because the strength of a public health system rests on its capacity to effectively deliver the ten essential public health services, the nphpsp instruments health systems assess how well they perform them. As too little space here to list: see http://www.Apha.Org/programs/standards/performancestandardsprogram/resexxen. ...Read more

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What are the ten essential public health services?

From the CDC:: Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts. Enforce laws and regulations. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when you cut your nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

Purse: Your choice, affordability, give on regular basis. ...Read more

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What kinds of mental health services can doctors offer to patients?

What kinds of mental health services can doctors offer to patients?

The usuall two are: psychotherapy and/or medication. Hospitals, clinics or treatment centers offer inpatient or outpatient versions of these two, as do doctor's offices, or nowadays, virtual consults. ...Read more

Dr. L. Collins Dr. Collins
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Improving Mental Health (Checklist)

Do some form of vigorous exercise everyday
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Maintain perfect sleep hygiene
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Accomplish a task daily, no matter how small
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Have contact with a friend daily, even if by text or email
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Could there be a demand for mental health services for deaf people?

Absolutely yes: Yes. Deaf culture is a culture that is often overlooked, contains unwritten rules like other cultures, and requires culturally empathic individuals that can assist with various mental health conditions. Check put gallaudet university in dc to see what i mean. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

Canadian Psych.: Basically philosophy is same as far as mission & goals. The canadian classification of mental illnesses follows the world health organization classification (icd), whereas the american follows the diagnostic & statistical manual of mental illnesses (dsm). ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Bilingual Services (Definition)

Bilingual services are provided by trained translators to help facilitate communication between a physician and a patient who does not speak English well. The translator may either translate for the patient and physician in person, or translate through a telephone service. Such service ensures that the patient is well-informed about his/her health, and that the physician is receiving ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Healthy Smile (Definition)

A healthy smile is one in which the teeth, supporting gum/bone tissues, and facial drape, are free from infection or damage, are stable, functional, and esthetic. If your smile does not meet these criteria please see a competent General Dentist for treatment and/or referral to the appropriate dental specialists. Seek quality ...Read more