OCWM 2019 – Our Church’s Wider Mission – The Life Blood of the UCC

OCWM, Our Church’s Wider Mission. The name given to congregational gifts that support wider United Church of Christ ministry in associations, conferences, and in the national and global church. Working together is the ideal way to have the greatest impact in all the UCC does. Giving to OCWM multiplies the love and power of one congregation with thousands of others, […]

i let my BLOOD TYPE pick my foods for 3 days

Blood-type diet I think my mom might have been the first person telling me about this, but basically this is called the blood type diet I know it sounds very intense And essentially this diet claims that every single person has like a different body chemistry So, for example my blood type is probably different from you guys’s blood type […]

Sirens for Life Blood Donor Challenge

Sirens for Life is a blood donation event that runs throughout the month of January. The intent is to boost donations of blood throughout the month of January while donations are traditionally down. I’ve been in the emergency services for 25 years, I spent the first part of my career as a paramedic, so on a regular basis I saw […]

Green Apple Salad for Hypertension

♪ [music playing– no dialogue] ♪♪. Hi, my name is Lisa Carroll and I’m a current dietetics student at Eastern Illinois University. Today, I want to talk to you about hypertension, or high blood pressure. Hypertension is a serious illness in America today and currently one out of three Americans have hypertension. Hypertension is a serious illness because it increases […]

Treatment for Chronic Hives at Ohio State

Chronic hives is another condition that I see quite frequently in the clinic. And it’s something that I feel like I can really make a great positive impact on a patient’s quality of life. Chronic hives are itchy rashes that affect patients for more than six weeks in duration and they can be quite bothersome – waking patients up, feeling […]

Preventing Bloodborne Infections When Using Fingerstick Devices

>>Rayner: FDA AND CDC ARE ALERTING HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AND PATIENTS ABOUT THE RISK OF TRANSMITTING HEPATITIS B VIRUS AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES WHEN FINGERSTICK DEVICES ARE USED ON MORE THAN ONE PERSON. THESE DEVICES PUNCTURE THE SKIN TO OBTAIN SMALL AMOUNTS OF BLOOD FOR TESTING SOMEONE’S BLOOD GLUCOSE, HEMOGLOBIN, OR OTHER BLOOD COMPONENTS. SOME OF THEM ARE DESIGNED FOR […]

New Treatment Regimen for Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Hello, I am Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I am excited to share with you today the release of CDC guidelines for the use of a new regimen for the treatment of persons with latent tuberculosis infection. Preventing TB disease by treating those with latent TB infection […]

Nursing Home Initiative on Behavioral Health & Antipsychotic Medication Reduction

{music} (Dr. Patrick Conway): Good afternoon and welcome to the introductory event for CMS’ National Initiative to Improve Behavioral Health and Reduce the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Home Residents. I’m Dr. Patrick Conway, Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Director of the Office of Clinical Standards and Quality. CMS is developing […]