Ayiti: The Cost of Life
Help the Guinard family struggle to make ends meet and get ahead in their poverty-stricken homeland, Haiti. In this sometimes tragic and always challenging simulation game, you help the parents, Jean and Marie, and their children, Patrick, Jacqueline, and Yves, make decisions about work, education, community building, personal purchases, and health care that might brighten their future. Includes lesson plans for teachers.
Creating an Environment for Emotional and Social Well-Being
This document is profiled to help teachers, students and parents create a positive psycho-social climate in their school as a means to improve school quality and the mental and physical well-being of young people. It is intended for school administrators, teachers, community leaders and members of school health teams.
Back in simpler times, doctors took care of their patients one visit at a time. Rarely did they feel compelled to pay much attention to the larger communities to which their patients belonged. That was left to public health professionals, if they existed. More recently, however, it's become abundantly clear that practicing high quality, cost-effective medicine requires us to look beyond our patients to see a whole population of people in need of our attention.
Using numbers and handling data
You might not realize it, but maths is an essential component of health care. In fact, sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences. This unit is a taster of Level 1 course materials for a Foundation Degree in health sciences, and is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services ...
Jeff Rubin and Andrew Nikiforuk on the future of oil
Authors Jeff Rubin and Andrew Nikiforuk discuss The Future of the Oil Economy, with moderator Paul Waldie. This panel was part of the 2010 Globe and Mail Open House Festival.
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"Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2009"
"This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and redefining the health care marketplace through improved economies of scale, greater technical efficiencies in the delivery of care to patients, advanced tools for patient education and self-care, network integrated decision support tools for clinicians, and the emergence of e-commerce in health care. Student tutorials provide an opportunity for interactive discussion. Interdisciplinary project tea
EXPOSE on the Journal: Chemicals in Food and Jeffrey Toobin
A Bill Moyers essay on the recent spate of resignations of executive appointees in Washington. Then, there may be a potentially dangerous chemical leaching into our food from the containers that we use every day. BIll MOYERS JOURNAl and EXPOSE: AMERICA'S INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS examine why, even though studies show that the chemical Bisphenol A can cause cancer and other health problems in lab animals, the manufacturers, their lobbyists, and U.S. regulators say it's safe. Also, Jeffrey Toobin, one
Debating Health Care Reform
Bill Moyers sits down with Trudy lieberman, director of the health and medical reporting program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and Marcia Angell, senior lecturer in social medicine at Harvard Medical School and former editor in chief of the New England Journal of Medicine. And, what happens when America's airwaves fill with hate? BIll MOYERS JOURNAl revisits a tough look at the hostile industry of "Shock Jock" media with a hard-hitting examination of its effects on our nation's pol
Trevor Potter and Floyd Abrams
Next week, the Supreme Court reconvenes early for a special hearing on the constitutionality of campaign finance limits for corporations. To hear the arguments, Bill Moyers sits down with Trevor Potter, president and general counsel of The Campaign legal Center and a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and Floyd Abrams, a First Amendment attorney. And, a Bill Moyers essay on health care reform.
Consequences of Obesity - Illumistream Health
In this professional video, a doctor explains the serious consequences of obesity to a person's health. Video and images illustrate how excess weight affects the body in a multitude of ways, including increasing risk to over thirty diseases, decreased fertility, irregular menstruation, and many others. Grades 6-12. 3:07 min.
How Parenting Affects Children with ADHD?
How Parenting Affects Children with ADHD?. Part of the series: How to Tell if Your Child Has ADHD. How Parenting Affect ADHD in this children's health video.
The Quiet & Calm Response to ADHD Child
The Quiet & Calm Response to ADHD Child. Part of the series: How to Tell if Your Child Has ADHD. How to respond to an ADHD Child in this children's health video.
Interacting With ADHD Child after Diagnosis
Interacting With ADHD Child after Diagnosis. Part of the series: How to Tell if Your Child Has ADHD. How to interact with an ADHD Child in this children's health video.
Tulsi -- Nature's Health-Promoting Gift to YOU (Health Advice from www.Mercola.com)
In India, the Tulsi herb has been widely known for its health-promoting properties -- for body, mind, and spirit for over 5000 years.
Commonly called "sacred" or "holy basil," Tulsi is a principle herb of Ayurveda, India's ancient holistic health system. Ayurveda means "knowledge of life" -- with herbs lying at the very heart of Ayurvedic practice.
Although many foods you eat contain antioxidants, today's poor diets likely don't provide you with the free radical scave
Dark Chocolate Health Benefits - www.MyChocolateMedicine.com
Dr. Steve Warren talks about the health benefits of cold processed dark chocolate. He explains the function of anti-oxidants and bioflavonoids and the fact that cold processed dark chocolate is the #1 superfood in the world. There is only one company in the entire world that makes cold processed dark chocolate and has the worldwide patent on this process.
"Islam in America: A Conversation with Paul Barrett and Umar Abd-Allah"
Paul Barrett and Dr. Umar Abd-Allah in a discussion of their recent works, American Islam: The Struggle for the Soul of a Religion and A Muslim in Victorian America. Dr. Abd-Allah's work is a biography of Alexander Russell Webb, one of the earliest American converts to Islam to achieve a modicum of fame. Mr. Barrett's book offers portrai
Mid-South Pastor to meet with First Lady
Mississippi's obesity rate is currently the highest in the nation. First Lady Michelle Obama makes a visit to Hernando, MS to speak with a local leaders, including pastor Michael Minor, to address the growing problem of childhood obesity. This short video is a clip from the local news report on health and wellness. Run time 02:16
Changes in the Air: What Will Come of the Copenhagen Climate Summit?
More than 100 world leaders gathered in Copenhagen on December 7 for a two-week summit meeting whose ambitious aim is to renew the Kyoto protocol on climate change. The issues being discussed include reducing emissions of green-house gases and setting a price for carbon, among others. What are the likely business implications of these issues? What new challenges and opportunities will they create during the coming months? Knowledge@Wharton discussed these topics with Wharton legal studies and bu