A loved one's dying is never easy, however it can be very dangerous to those left behind. The psychosocial event triggers changes in the heart's function. Researchers showed this is why so many individuals die in close proximity. Please listen to DocHandal's iTunes channel for the podcast "Grieving … [Read more...] about It’s Hard On The Survivors
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Studies have shown that stress on the job places one at increased risk for heart disease. Like so many past research projects however, they looked at only men. Finally a study that looks at women -The National Institutes of Health funded the 'Women's Health Study', following over 17,000 randomized … [Read more...] about Stress Kills!
The medical powers that be- researchers and medical practitioners the world over got together and CHANGED how CPR is done-that is 'A-B-C' (Airway -Breathing- Circulation) is NOW 'C-A-B'. Want to know what this means for you? Have a listen to DocHandal's latest on You Tube … [Read more...] about New CPR-Need To Know
Learn what you can do if someone you care about refuses medical help. This is a complex and at times critical situation, Doc Handal's latest podcast offers some useful tips for dealing with this difficult opposition. Listen Up AND Make A Difference! … [Read more...] about What Can You Do When Someone Refuses Medical Help?
An Advance Directive is a legal document that outlines what kind of care you want when you are so ill that you can’t make decisions for yourself, such as if you are in a coma. You know these can be very important papers! There are several forms that this information can take -so let’s spent a few … [Read more...] about Let Your Healthcare Wishes be Known