Hypertension symptoms and categories | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy
09
March

Hypertension symptoms and categories | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

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All right. Let’s talk about hypertension. And the first thing we have to do is understand the two main categories, or types, of hypertension that are out there. So there are two types, primary– and this is actually also called essential hypertension. You might hear that word, essential. And secondary. And I’ll write that as […]


Medication Assistant- Wisconsin Technical Colleges
09
March

Medication Assistant- Wisconsin Technical Colleges

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(Sharon:) A Medication Assistant is a person that helps dispense medications to patients in nursing homes or long-term care facilities. (Jody:) You learn all the different drug classes. You learn the effects they can have on the body-system, you learn the different ways of giving the medications. (Sharon:) You need to be a Certified Nursing […]


Food as Medicine
09
March

Food as Medicine

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The most important dietary changes you can make, almost no matter what your health condition is, is to increase your intake of fruits and vegetables. We know that fruits and vegetables help prevent cardiovascular disease, prevent obesity, prevent diabetes, prevent many types of cancer, and so as a health professional we always advocate for healthy […]


Overdosing on Anti Anxiety Medication Reaches new Heights
08
March

Overdosing on Anti Anxiety Medication Reaches new Heights

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I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. When people think of prescription drug overdoses, painkillers likely come to mind. However, they’re not the only prescription drugs that people are overdosing on. According to a press release issued by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, a new study found that more people have overdosed and died […]


Meet Ian Diaz, MD: Primary Care Physician
08
March

Meet Ian Diaz, MD: Primary Care Physician

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What I like most about being a physician is getting to meet all kinds of people, listening to their stories and listening to their concerns I love listening to what makes them happy and hopefully they trust me enough to help them with their health because with good health then they can continue to do […]



Students Recreate $750 Prescription Drug for $2?!
08
March

Students Recreate $750 Prescription Drug for $2?!

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

– People are obviously finding it more difficult to afford some of their prescription medications due to the pricing. Well, a group of high school students in Australia did something really cool. They got creative. They were able to replicate a 750 dollar drug for two bucks. And that of course leaves us all scratching […]




Meet Dr. George Maxymiv, a physician at LewisGale Regional Health System in Salem, Va.

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(inspiring music) – My name’s George Maxymiv. I’m a gynecologist at LewisGale. I was very lucky. When I was in high school, at 15 I got a job as a orderly in a hospice at, it was called Holy Family Cancer Home, and I worked there all through college and just became a part of […]