Emancipation from Mental Slavery: Public Education & Social Change, Mari Matuda ’57

Emancipation from Mental Slavery: Public Education & Social Change, Mari Matuda ’57

– Welcome everybody. Thank you for coming this afternoon. I’m Susan Brison. I teach in the Philosophy department. And it is a real honor for me, and one that gives me great pleasure to be able to introduce you to this year’s Stephen R. Volk class of ’57 lecturer, Professor Mari Matsuda who is professor …

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SDSU Counseling & Psychological Services – Introduction to the Center for Well-Being

SDSU Counseling & Psychological Services – Introduction to the Center for Well-Being

Here at Counseling & Psychological Services, we are dedicated to promoting the well-being of students here at San Diego State University. Because of this, we offer to you—the students—the Center for Well-Being. The Center for Well-Being is a quiet space, which can be scarce on campus of 30,000 students. This is a place designed by …

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Heart attack patients get quicker hospital care, but death rates unchanged

Heart attack patients get quicker hospital care, but death rates unchanged

– Door-to-balloon time is the term that’s used to describe the time it takes for a patient coming in with a major heart attack, from the time they’re at the hospital door, to the time their artery is opened. Most major heart attacks happen because a coronary artery, the artery that supplies the heart, is …

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Signs of a Heart Attack – The Nebraska Medical Center

It’s the chest discomfort that has an unusual, uncomfortable characteristic, it is generally fairly severe. It comes on in a crescendo manner it may radiate to the jaw, teeth and to the shoulder but generally people can’t put their finger right on it. It is more of a widespread discomfort. It is often accompanied by …

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Surviving Heart Attack – Cecil’s Story

Surviving Heart Attack – Cecil’s Story

I had an appointment on the 15th of May. My wife and daughter dropped me off. I got my scooter out of the trunk of the car. I went inside the hospital but between the coffee shop and the elevators on the first floor, I had a heart attack. Cecil had a massive heart attack …

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Heart Attack Symptoms – The Nebraska Medical Center

Symptoms of a heart attack can vary between individuals. An individual may have the classic symptoms of chest pain or chest pressure, arm pain, neck pain. But I think there’s a good portion of people who have what we call atypical (or unusual) symptoms that reflect the heart attack that’s ongoing. That can be some …

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Diabetes: Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

Diabetes: Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

Diabetes is the leading cause of heart disease and strokes. Elevated blood fat levels are very important in the risk for cardiovascular disease. It’s been shown that more than 80 percent of people with diabetes have elevated blood fat levels. Here at Joslin we recommend getting a lipid profile once a year to screen for …

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Diabetes and Blood Pressure

Diabetes and Blood Pressure

Blood pressure measurement is one of the most important tests that can be performed in patients with diabetes. Elevated blood pressure may be associated with heart failure, stroke, kidney, and eye disease. At the Joslin Clinic, we target blood pressures under 130 over 80 in most patients, and in those who have complications such as …

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Heart Attack Quiz – The Nebraska Medical Center

Somebody who’s having chest pain should call 9-1-1. I often tell my patients that I would rather you would come to the emergency room be evaluated for what isn’t a heart attack, than to stay home, have a heart attack and then end up in severe problems. I think if you have any concern that …

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Turmeric: A Hope for Stroke Patients

[MUSIC PLAYING] LESLIE RITTER; During ischemic stroke when a blood vessel is blocked, the tissue downstream of the blockage actually is affected, causing injury and death to just a portion of the brain. NARRATOR: Leslie Ritter, Professor at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and Coordinator for the Stroke Center At University Medical Center, wants to …

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