Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can have lifelong effects on an individual’s health, into adulthood. Understanding ACEs can improve care for those at risk.
Culture and communication are tied too closely to separate. How can SLPs consider their client’s values during assessment and intervention?
How Can Churches and Other Organizations Be More Accessible to People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing?
People who are deaf or hard of hearing may struggle to engage with their communities. How can places of worship better serve them?
Adoption can be a tough, but necessary choice that calls for a strong support system. Learn how to help birth and expectant mothers through the process.
Multicultural churches can be places of healing and reconciliation for people of different races and ethnicities. What can they teach other organizations?
It can be difficult to have conversations with children about declining health. This guide provides tips on how to talk about aphasia and other health issues.
When a young couple, one year out from their wedding day, comes into a premarital counseling session with Dr. Preston Dyer and one of them says they like everything they’ve ever found out about their partner, he knows they have some work to do. “What really gets them is when some big issue comes up and they’re not expecting it or prepared to deal with it,” said Dyer, a licensed clinical social worker and marriage and family therapist who has been counseling couples for 50 years. “Couples need to talk about the realistic aspects of watching your husband or wife walk out […]
Adults in rural America are sicker and don't live as long as urban adults. How can public health professionals use the strengths of rural communities to change that?
Pets keep our minds sharp, our bodies moving, our hearts full. But when pet health suffers, human health does too. Properly caring for pets can ensure long, healthy lives for everyone in a shared environment.
“Just the other day, we got a call,” said Rebecca Bork, a labor and delivery nurse in Greenville, a small South Carolina city of about 68,000.1 A pregnant woman who was in labor was on her way, coming in from the outskirts. Her husband was driving; she was experiencing contractions. Bork and her team grabbed the “precip bag” and raced to meet the family in the parking lot. The bag — so named for the term precipitous delivery, or childbirth after an especially fast labor — has everything needed for a quick delivery: scissors, core clamps, towels, and a bulb suction. […]