How Technology Is Revolutionizing Health Care

Advances in technology are revolutionizing all aspects of our lives, including how we give and receive health care. According to a recent Forbes article, venture capitalists have recognized the potential technology has to improve our health care experience and have pumped $955 million into new health care technology over the past three years. Health care

Promoting employee health in the workplace

The August 2013 figures from the Bureau of Labor reveal that 4,383 fatal workplace injuries took place in the US in 2012.  A healthy workplace is a more productive environment and it is the responsibility of employers and employees to ensure that all are working in safety. Health and Safety Regulations  It has become increasingly

How to Find New Clients as a Mental Health Counselor

  The National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) reports that Americans have a one-in-four chance of developing a diagnosable mental health issue at some point in life. What this means for you as a counseling student or professional counselor is that potential clients are everywhere. The challenge for many counselors is that much of counseling

How Bullying Affects the Health Care Workplace — and What You Can Do About It

  These days, it seems that you cannot turn on the news without hearing another tragic story related to bullying. Children as young as middle-school age are taking their own lives as a result of the torments and taunts of others, while just many young people suffer in silence, never telling anyone of the abuse

Five simple but effective ways to treat your high blood pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension (HTN) is a chronic illness in which pressure in the arteries is elevated. The elevated pressure requires your heart to work harder than normal to circulate blood through your blood vessels. If gone untreated, HTN can lead to heart disease, kidney failure or stroke. HTN is rarely caused by one