Posted on September 28, 2012
Maternal-infant health in the United States is in crisis. Huge financial resources are devoted to care yet maternal mortality, life-threatening maternal...
Posted on September 26, 2012
There are many psychology...
Posted on September 24, 2012
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard...
Posted on September 22, 2012
Dr. Laurie N. Gottlieb believes that global health care is in crisis. Escalating health care costs, a prevailing deficit model, an over-reliance...
Posted on September 21, 2012
September marks World Alzheimer’s Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and challenging stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s disease. Global health nonprofits such as the Alzheimer’s Association encourage communities around the world to plan special fundraising and awareness events on Alzheimer’s Action Day, which is held September 21st.
The Alzheimer’s Association ...
Posted on September 17, 2012
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including...
Posted on September 14, 2012
Since 1976, National Rehabilitation Awareness Week has been celebrated annually across the United States. This observance, falling on the third week of every September, promotes the value of rehabilitation, highlights the capabilities of people with disabilities, salutes the professionals who provide services to this community, and renews our commitment to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
The celebration is organized by The...
Posted on September 12, 2012
Joe is back in the medical unit getting cleaned and stitched up after another brawl in the housing unit. Even though he has been relocated several times, he is not adjusting well to his cell assignment. Several young men ganged up on him after he, once again, wandered into another cell and started rooting through personal belongings. He said he was looking for his toothbrush. Joe is 55 years old but looks much older. He seems oriented and self-aware when the nurse asks him about the fight. What’s...
Posted on September 10, 2012
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic...
Posted on September 7, 2012