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Vision Through The Years

by Evelyn Horan Ever since I told my mom when I was ten years old that trees looked like big lollipops, I have been a constant wearer of eyeglasses for the need to correct my near-sightedness. At one time, when I was a young woman, I tried to wear contact lens, but for me, it…

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Man – Well, Woman in This Case – Plans and God Laughs

by Sara Stringer Things do not always go as planned. To put it another way: man plans and God laughs. Sometimes the things that go wrong are little—we didn’t realize we forgot our wallets at home until after the checker had totalled up our purchases. Other times, things can go wrong systematically and, as much as…

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What is the Importance of Positive Nursing Workplace Environment?

by Frank Ross A positive work environment is vital for nursing practice, care and safety of patients and public. A poor work environment not only affects the performances of nurses, but also reduces their competency level. Workplace environment plays a significant role in retaining and boosting efficiency level of the nursing workforce in any health…

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Understanding the Human Condition

by Sara Stringer Humans have been trying to understand “the human condition” at least since we started writing down our stories and probably for eons before that. Figuring out why we are the way we are, feel the way we feel and act the way we act has been driving literature, music and even science since…

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Ethical Dilemmas for the In-Home Counselor

With an ever-growing field, counselors and their work are changing and developing constantly. Some counselors are choosing to work in the area of home-based counseling with children and families. These families are comprised of varying cultural and socioeconomic status. Because working with these families is often inconsistent, sporadic, and attends to families that are actively…

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Depression Subtypes – Science or Myth?

by Alfredo Zotti  The Black Dog institute is a well-known and somewhat respected Australian organization which provides information, carries out research and attempts to help sufferers, mostly online. The Black Dog Institute is well-established, affiliated with the University of New South Wales, and based on the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick, a suburb of…

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The Wage Difference Problem

by Jenny Chang Men may be from Mars and Women from Venus, but when it comes down to getting paid for the same or similar type of work, men eat steak and women get the scraps. The wage difference in the United States has been an issue for several generations of women and minorities in…