“Race norming” and the long legacy of medical racism, explained

Vox Open Sourced

The NFL recently announced it would end the practice, but race norming is still used across the medical field. As the NFL notes, race norming isn’t just employed in the league’s cognitive exam — it’s quietly used across medical specialties, from pulmonary medicine to cardiology.

Out-Of-State Medical Marijuana Cards: What You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

Can you use medical marijuana card out-of-state? What do you need to know about medical marijuana reciprocity? Per Amendment 2, the following is the list of qualifying medical conditions to apply for and secure a medical marijuana card in Florida. Post-traumatic stress disorder. There are also medical conditions of the same class or kind that allow medical marijuana doctors to certify patients. Also, don’t leave medical cannabis in public.

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Tips to Get Rid of Stress

Office Dynamics

Then comes the stress and we quickly become one of the “office dragons” that we don’t like very much. There is no formula for completely taking the stress out of your life, no wax on or wax off, but there are some things you can do to de-stress or even prevent it from overwhelming you. So, as we begin this New Year and we are coming out of a very fun but stressful time of year I thought it would be nice to list a few techniques and methods that might prove to be helpful.

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4 Ways To Reduce Stress Inside and Outside of Work

Dumb Little Man

While a moderate amount of stress can be good for staying motivated, the harsh reality is that you will most likely be overwhelmed at some point in your career. Whether it’s pressure to perform, lack of control, or micromanagement issues, you need to know how to effectively manage job-related stress so it doesn’t follow you home and ruin your sanity. If you are looking for ways to reduce stress, here are four tips, along with simple tools and apps that you can use.

2017 157

Do Adaptogens Protect You From Stress?

Quick and Dirty Tips

Can they reduce stress? We've been under a lot of stress in the last year, so anything that can help to reduce sounds wonderful.". Many of us feel like we've been under more stress in the last year than ever before. Stress is not always bad. When we experience stress.

Keep Calm and Don’t Stress: Recognizing and Preventing Job Burnout

Dumb Little Man

Job burnout is now ranked a “syndrome” – a medical concept next to melancholia and depression. Constant stress and fatigue make you easily irritable, and who would blame you for being not nice enough to people if you are totally worn down? Stress-relieving activities and practices, such as yoga, meditation, walking,and listening to music can also help you relax and find your emotional balance. Happiness Relaxation Stress

2016 175

Stress Epidemic--30 Ways to Chill Out!

Office Dynamics

Almost every magazine I pick up has an article on reducing stress, and the “YOU” docs (Oz and Roizen) list stress as the #4 health risk factor on their list of the top 4. I’ve spent the better part of my adult life learning techniques to manage my own stress. And in fact, what drew me to coaching as a client many years ago is, you guessed it, unmanaged stress—not just the deer in the headlights look, but the unpleasant feelings associated with it. Clutter is stressful!

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5 Ways Of Handling Panic Attacks

Dumb Little Man

Panic attacks are among the medical conditions that can be passed from one generation to another as your family lineage continues. Sensitivity to stress. Panic attacks can be frequent if you took some particular medication or had an accident that changed your brain functionality.

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What toll has workplace stress taken on your life?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, April 5, 2010 What toll has workplace stress taken on your life? While she noted they have no scientific studies to prove it, their instincts tell them that stress may be partly responsible for the people who have been hit over and over again this last year. Stress is often expressed according to a person’s hardwiring.

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5 Caregiving Mistakes That Can Make You Prone To Caregiver Burnout

Dumb Little Man

Unless you are from the field of medicine, giving medications to your loved ones may seem like an intimidating idea. Most caregivers make mistakes while giving medicine to their loved ones, for instance, altering the form of the pill or not storing the medications properly.

2021 162

The Happiness Diet: 5 Food Habits That Can Reverse Depression and Actually Make You Happier

Dumb Little Man

Medicating (over-medicating) people for depression is also on the rise – by over 400% ( SOURCE :) So what’s going on here? Brain Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Stress Success SOURCE Did you know that just a few surprising dietary tweaks can boost your happiness, and help speed up recovery from depression? The number of people on antidepressants is startling. And when you look at the stats, almost 25% of women and 15% of men in their 40s and 50s are on antidepressants.

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Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, June 1, 2009 Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye? One of the things I know for sure -- from following people on Twitter and from interviewing them -- is that there is a lot of stress in the workplace. What levels of stress was he seeing?

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Most Common Reasons Why Men Lose Their Hair

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Medical professionals don’t understand why this condition runs in families, but it can. A Shock or Stressful Event. If you’ve been under a great deal of stress, or you’ve been involved in something potentially traumatic, hair loss can be an unwelcome side effect for many men.

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10 Simple Ways To Overcome Depression and Sadness

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They often require the help of a doctor and medications for treatment. In my opinion- and I’m no doctor (BA, Psychology; MS, Biomedical Science)- the latter group of people are wise to seek natural treatments instead of simply medicating the symptoms. Lifehacks Motivation StressWe’ve all been upset. Sadness is a totally natural emotional response to certain environmental stimuli.

2019 154

The Importance Of Mental Wellness And How To Achieve It

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As for mental health, stress and depression are the most common and affect a lot of people. Unfortunately, there is no one solution to fix stress and anxiety as it keeps recurring. However, it’s also clear that stress is part of everyone’s life.

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Illegal Debt Collection Practices You Need to Be Aware Of

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It provides coverage for different debt instances such as credit cards, mortgages, and medical bills used for family, personal or household causes. Credit Money StressThe FDCPA or Fair Debt Collections Practices Act is a federal law that offers protection to consumers against illegal debt collection practices. It places restrictions on what debt collection agencies can say and do when trying to collect an owed debt.

2019 129

3 Things You Should Keep In Mind About Fiancés and Finances

Dumb Little Man

If you’re not feeling convinced, consider that finances are the number one cause of relationships stress. Honestly, there are only a few reasons to file separately, such as deep medical debt. Money Relationships StressLove and marriage are two words that more often than not go together. And yet, finances is another variable that couples must consider seriously before they pledge to a lifelong commitment.

2016 172

8 Natural Supplements For Reducing Depression

Dumb Little Man

By utilizing these specific nutrients to combat depression, you can avoid the nasty side effects that some pharmaceutical medications have. Researchers also believe people with high levels of folic acid may have a better response to some antidepressant medications (Coppen A, Bailey J 2000). Brain Health Stress EPA GABA DHADepression is the most common form of mental illness in the developed world.

2016 174

The Most Expensive Habit You’re Ignoring

Eat Your Career

Whether you realize it or not, stress is a habit. The habit of stress is slowly sucking away your money, your productivity, your energy and your health. Stress Costs Money. How much money do you spend as a direct or indirect result of stress? For some, spending money is a helpful distraction from stress. Others spend money for convenience and comfort: two things that become exponentially more appealing when under stress. Stress Kills Productivity.

4 Ways To Overcome Depression Naturally

Dumb Little Man

What is more frustrating is the fact that people resort to medications. Contrary to what people believe, medications like anti-depressants and tranquilizers only worsen the condition rather than doing any good. The good news is that depression can be treated without resorting to these toxic medications. Brain Negativity StressDo you want to learn how to overcome depression naturally ? Depression is one of the prevalent issues humans are facing today.

2016 112

Sleepwalking: Causes, Treatments, and Common Myths

Dumb Little Man

stress and anxiety. medications like Ambien. Stress can also increase the chances of somnambulist activity. So, addressing stress levels during the day and finding effective ways to relax before bedtime can lower the likelihood of sleepwalking.

2020 184

How to Stay Focused at Work During Personal Crisis

Eat Your Career

No matter how hard you try, there will inevitably be a time when stress in your personal life distracts you from matters of work. Whether you’re dealing with a sick child or a dying pet or a personal medical scare, you can’t always just walk away from work while you deal with your emotions. In fact, in some cases, it’s best to be as vague as possible (especially if dealing with personal medical issues). Sure, work can be stressful too.

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7 Reasons Why Life Is Overwhelming You (And How To Fix Them)

Dumb Little Man

Although you don’t want to feel this stressed out all the time, there just isn’t enough time in the day to do the things you really want to do. A pile of books on the nightstand, a countertop full of dishes and random items cluttered together on the dining room table can make you feel more stressed out. Just looking at and being around all those things can release the stress hormone Cortisol. How To Sleep Stress

2017 116

How To Avoid Burnout At Your Job

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Stress that builds over time can lead to burn out. Job stress can build over time and if you don’t deal with it as it comes, you run the risk of ending up in a really bad place. Stress builds over time and can overwhelm you if you aren’t careful. This stress can creep into your personal life and start to affect your health over time. People working in high-stress jobs are more prone to experiencing burnout than other people. Source: Best Medical Degrees.

2017 129

Why food and housing assistance is essential for improving America’s health

Vox Open Sourced

There is an underappreciated contributor to the United States’ comparatively poor health: We underinvest in social services that help people live healthier lives and therefore overspend on medical care relative to other developed countries. whereas America spends more on medical care.

4 Smart Money Moves to Plan for Financial Security


A survey by Insider and Morning Consult from 2019 showed that millennials were more likely to put off buying houses, making career moves, undergoing medical procedures and even getting hitched—all because of cash-related reasons.

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How to Cultivate Self-Love

Quick and Dirty Tips

Although I'm leaving the show, I'm not stopping this work - I'm working on a book on insomnia that challenges our conventional ways of thinking about sleep and provides a practical blueprint for improving sleep without medications.

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Please Take Your Snotty Nose and Go Home

On The Job

I know this not because I'm medically qualified to tell you so, or because I have a hot line to the Centers for Disease Control. Tags: sick days sick at work stress career advice can't be sick call in sick Anita Bruzzese In the next several weeks, you're probably going to get sick. I know this because yesterday when I was out doing errands, I heard kids coughing. They were sneezing. They were whining. And they had runny noses and parents with really short fuses.

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10 Biggest Moving Mistakes You’ll Want To Avoid

Dumb Little Man

Moving can be a stressful time because there is an overwhelming amount of things that need to be done. Get any certificates, copies of medical records, and paperwork you need for your new vet. Ask about motion sickness medications and portable kennels for the ride.

2020 168

7 Ways to Control Your Business Travel Anxiety

Dumb Little Man

From flight delays, chaotic train stations, poor hotel rooms, language barriers to deadlines, there’s an endless list of stresses that leads to business trip anxiety. In one survey, 36 percent of employees admitted that “work-related travel makes them more stressed than usual”. “Complete stress-free travel” is a nice slogan most travel companies promise. But in reality, a 100 percent stress-free trip is not always possible.

2019 144

How Emotional Freedom Technique Can Transform Your Mental Health for Good

Dumb Little Man

8% of the young population has had Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by the time they reached 18. Childhood trauma, anxiety, and stress are some of the deep-rooted problems that feed on a person’s mental health. Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT is a new-age concept that has taken the medical world by storm. This particular technique proved to be effective for people with symptoms like anxiety, phobias, and physical problems related to stress.

2019 162

4 Great Ways To Improve The Safety And Security Of Nursing Homes

Dumb Little Man

Working at a nursing home can be stressful. Furthermore, video surveillance helps ensure the quality assurance of your staff in administering medication and keeping track of other resources.

2021 153

5 Things Your Hair Can Tell About Your Overall Health

Dumb Little Man

There are signs and symptoms of certain illnesses, deficiencies, and other medical conditions that manifest visibly through your hair. Better yet, seek medical attention as the problem could be worse. Other medical conditions which you need to watch out for includes hypertension, chronic and unclassified back pain, and insomnia. Stress may also be the cause of dandruff. It could then likely be due to chronic stress, fatigue or poor diet.

2019 155

Why we need to consider switching to a 4-day workweek — now 


After more than 2,500 workers moved to a 35- or 36-hour workweek and declared themselves happier, healthier and less stressed, the country is now moving to make this an option for the majority of its workforce.

2021 105

5 X-Ray Diffraction Applications in Manufacturing

Small Business CEO

These changes can take place in a crystalline phase thanks to a number of stress forces being introduced. When it comes to manufacturing medication, these changes can affect the medication’s bio-availability.…

2020 55

5 Ways to Gain Control of Your Home Office

On The Job

You can put all your medical information in a folder so that at a moment’s notice you can grab it and go to the doctor or hospital. Tags: overwhelmed home office stress get organized On the job, your work space is tidy and well maintained, with all your projects lined up like neat little soldiers. You can put your hands on just what you need at a moment’s notice, and never fail to throw away useless items.

7 Apps to Help Protect Your Mental Health at Work

Dumb Little Man

In today’s competitive world, our work stress reaches a new high almost every other day, taking a toll on our mental health. Today, most of us lead a highly stressful life – be it because of the increasing job stress, cut-throat competition, or poor work-life balance.

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Postpartum Challenges: What New Mothers Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Six weeks is when many women have their last medical appointment with their doctor. Overtraining injuries and stress fractures. This is because stress is stress and your body cannot differentiate between emotional, mental or physical stress. The stress of having a new baby, not sleeping, healing from birth and much more does contribute to injuries. Postpartum is frequently thought of as the first six weeks after giving birth.

2019 133

12 Best Remedies For Migraine Headaches

Dumb Little Man

One study showed that acupuncture is as effective at treating migraine pain as certain medications and 4,400 people had relief after one session. Additionally, it can enhance the effects of certain pain-relieving supplements or medications if you choose to take them. Unfortunately, stress and tension can trigger a migraine or make your migraine symptoms worse. Practice stress management. As we mentioned, stress can play a huge role in triggering migraines.

2018 146

10 Habits That Can Prevent Heart Disease

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According to medical specialists in the field, the best way to lower the risks of developing heart disease is getting the right information and implementing preventative lifestyle changes. Smoking and exposure to second-hand smoking represent health issues medical experts all over the world are trying to deal with. If your blood tests positive for high LDL, you may need to follow a medication therapy to lower those levels. Keeping Stress at Bay.

2016 193

8 Drug Addiction Treatment Programs To Help You Break Free

Dumb Little Man

To ensure patient safety, medical and health experts must first assess a patient thoroughly to ensure that their plan of treatment will be effective and safe. They experience a lot of stress, depression and disappointments. They can experience frustrations, stress and even stigmatization. If you are really serious about getting out of the shackles of drug addiction, medical care and support should be your top priority. Prescription medication.

2016 164

How to Handle Personal Crisis at Work

Eat Your Career

No matter how hard you try, there will inevitably be a time when stress in your personal life distracts you from matters of work. Whether you’re dealing with a sick child or a dying pet or a personal medical scare, you can’t always just walk away from work while you deal with your emotions. You have to soldier on somehow. In my recent interview with Fox 31 Denver’s Good Day Colorado , I offer some advice on how to focus at work when experiencing a personal crisis.

2013 136

What To Look For In Health Insurance Plans for Parents

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If you aren’t prepared, it can put you under a lot of stress. The sum insured should be sufficient to cover your parents’ medical expenses. Stay informed about the medical inflation rate and then decide accordingly. When finding the best medical insurance for parents, you need to consider all the coverage factors and go for the policy that comes with the lowest premium. See Also: 7 Medical Procedures That Are Not Covered by Health Insurance.

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