Day: May 3, 2020

Mental Health Meter – CMHA National


Characteristics of Mental Health

Understanding the characteristics that make up good mental health will help you determine how mentally fit you are. Here are some real-life examples:
Ability to enjoy life You’ve just become engaged. You join your friends and family in celebrating the future you are planning with your partner. You realize that life before and after your marriage will bring challenges, but worries about problems that may crop up do not dim the joy you feel.
Resilience Due to changes in the marketplace, you are suddenly laid off from a job you love. You are shocked and angry, but those emotions fade quickly as you put the event in perspective. You gather solid references, revamp your resume and begin your job search.
Balance An old friend confronts you, saying you never have time for him. You are taken aback and give excuses of overwork. Then you look at

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Local dentist researches technology to help make office visits safer in time of COVID-19

CHICAGO — Oral health can be a concern for people who are sheltering at home.

Dentistry is defined by close contact with patients, and distancing in the era of COVID-19 poses new challenges.

From the air down to the water, a local doctor is bringing high tech infection control to his neighborhood office.

When news of the virus shutting down China made its way to the U.S, Dr. Michael Czarkowski sunk his teeth deep into research.

“We’ve got to come up with a plan and I’m a pro-active person so I tried to figure out what do I have to do in my practice to protect my patients, my team and my family,” he said.

The dentist who typically sees 80 to 100 patients a week now sees about five for emergency procedures only.

And with worries about COVID-19, the phone isn’t exactly ringing off the hook.

“I can just

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Pensacola Florida Dentist | Dr. Campus

At Sorrento Dental Care, our goal is to earn every patient’s trust through excellent care that is affordable for your family. In our office, you are not just a number or a set of x-rays. We treat each person as the unique individual that he or she is and custom tailor any treatment to specific needs and goals. We place a high priority on educating our patients about oral health and providing preventive options to stop dental problems before they start.

Receptionist at Sorrento Dental Care dental office
We can file with ANY insurance provider. Wondering about your coverage? Just ask!
Dental hygienist answering questions
We take the time to answer all your questions during your appointment!
Dental hygienist and technician working on patient
Our technicians, hygienists, & dentists are committed to top-quality care!

How Do You Find a Dentist You Can Trust in Pensacola?

We fully understand that we will have to prove all those things we mentioned above to be true once you become our patient.

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Hospital eTool: Surgical Suite

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information.

Surgical Suite Waste Anesthetic Gases Stool Bloodborne Pathogens Cold Sterilant Machine Sterilizer Lasers Latex Allergy Slips, Trips and Falls Compressed Gases Outlet Anesthesia Foot Stool Bloodborne Pathogens

Common safety and health topics:



Virtual Tour

Review the hazards below and then tour the virtual reality room.

The anesthetic gas and vapors that leak out into the surrounding room during medical
and surgical procedures are considered waste anesthetic gases.
They include nitrous oxide and halogenated agents (vapors) such as:

  • Enflurane
  • Isoflurane
  • Sevoflurane
  • Desflurane
  • Halothane

Potential adverse health effects of exposure to waste
anesthetic gases include loss of consciousness, nausea, dizziness, headaches, fatigue,
irritability, drowsiness, problems with coordination and judgment, as well
as sterility, miscarriages, birth defects, cancer, and liver and kidney
disease.

Potential Hazard

  • Exposure to waste anesthetic gases occurs from:

    • Poor work practices during the anesthetization of patients.
    • Leaking or poor gas-line connections.
    • Improper or inadequate maintenance of the machine.
    • Patient exhalation in the recovery room or Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) during off-gassing of surgery patients.

Possible Solutions

OSHA’s

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Got a toothache? Dentist not available? Help is just a click away

While we all patiently wait out the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are worried about the everyday issues of our lives like doctor and dentist appointments, veterinarian visits, and what to do when there’s a leak in your dishwasher.

And, what do you do if a toothache flares up?

Just recently a company called dentalcorp, considered Canada’s largest network of dental practices, announced a nationwide launch of a free virtual dental triage service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Accessible through hellodent.com, this online directory connects people with practices in dentalcorp’s network to patients who are then virtually screened by local dentists in their province through secure online chat, audio or video channels, where they can describe their symptoms, receive prompt diagnoses, and, where appropriate, be prescribed medication.

If necessary, the dentist will refer the patient to an emergency dental clinic in their area.

Consults are offered from 6 a.m. to

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Edgewood Hospital.com

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Most of those who have experienced Edgewood State Hospital agree it was the most intriguing and impressive
of the Long Island mental asylums. Some of the buildings belonging to the other large Long Island mental
hospitals – Kings Park, and Pilgrim State – are still standing, but their future is unclear. Since
Edgewood State Hospital was demolished in 1989, many urban explorers might have never seen it, or heard of it – and
many are just discovering it.
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Research Areas – Cancer Health Disparities

Why Research on Cancer Health Disparities Is Critical to Progress against the Disease

Although there has been substantial progress in cancer treatment, screening, diagnosis, and prevention over the past several decades, addressing cancer health disparities—such as higher cancer death rates, less frequent use of proven screening tests, and higher rates of advanced cancer diagnoses—in certain populations is an area in which progress has not kept pace.

These disparities are frequently seen in people from low-socioeconomic groups, certain racial/ethnic populations, and those who live in geographically isolated areas.

Documented cancer health disparities include:

  • a higher incidence of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer (the triple-negative subtype) among African American women than women of other racial/ethnic groups
  • substantially higher rates of prostate cancer incidence and death among African American men than men of other racial/ethnic groups
  • higher rates of kidney cancer among American Indian and Alaska Natives than other racial/ethnic groups
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Fitness in the Park

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Fitness class instructor

 

Ready…set…get fit!  Fitness in the Park is a city-wide award winning program that offers a wide variety of FREE exercise and fitness classes all over San Antonio!  Join us at your local park, community center, or library and let us help you achieve your fitness goals.  It’s easy to find a fitness program for you!  Take a look at our current schedule and find a class that intrigues you.  There is no registration required for most classes.

 

  • All programming and classes are currently suspended
  • Weather Hotline: 210-207-3128

FITNESS IN THE PARK INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION

Be part of Fitness in the Park, San Antonio Parks and Recreation’s award-winning program, by volunteering to be a fitness instructor. The Fitness in the Park program offers hundreds of fitness classes every month around the City.

If you’re interested in volunteering to become a Fitness in the Park instructor, fill out and fax the Fitness in

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UConn Health Policies

UConn Health Policies



UConn Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Welcome to UConn Health’s Policy website. Here you will find official UConn Health policies that govern the daily activities of our faculty, staff and the UConn Health community. Policies can be searched by specific areas above or alphabetically. The website also provides resource quick links. The Office of Faculty Affairs is available for assistance with questions on any of the policies listed here at 860-679-2413.

Please note, violations of UConn Health policies may be cause for disciplinary action up to and including dismissal. A supervisor’s failure to enforce a policy does not excuse an employee from complying with it, nor does it prevent UConn Health form taking disciplinary action thereafter.

While every effort has been made to address the many related issues and ensure the accuracy

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