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You Need to Know about These 3 Heroes Who Experienced PTSD

You Need to Know about These 3 Heroes Who Experienced PTSD

Many military veterans experience PTSD upon returning home. This is an understandable, and to some degree, normal response to the horrors of combat. Unfortunately, veterans are often proud individuals who wish to embody virtues like strength, reliability, and faith. These are most certainly positive traits—the kind of characteristics that inspire people to serve their country… Continue Reading

This Is Why Better Transportation Can Lead to Better Healthcare

This Is Why Better Transportation Can Lead to Better Healthcare

For people living in rural areas, access to transportation can have a major impact on personal health. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, about 3.6 million Americans don’t receive the medical care they need because they can’t get to their doctor’s appointments. Some can’t afford a personal vehicle, and public transportation often does… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about the Diabetes Epidemic in Developing Countries

What You Need to Know about the Diabetes Epidemic in Developing Countries

Healthcare professionals who have long battled AIDS, malaria, and other diseases in developing countries are now facing an epidemic typically associated with the developed world: type 2 diabetes. In 2015, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), more people died worldwide from diabetes than from HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. WHO reports that more than… Continue Reading

This Is How Community Health Workers Are Changing Healthcare

This Is How Community Health Workers Are Changing Healthcare

One of the biggest obstacles that healthcare providers face is how to reach patients in rural and economically depressed areas. Developing countries often don’t have enough healthcare facilities and providers to serve populations in these areas, and in developed countries, those who are poor or live in rural areas struggle to access the healthcare that… Continue Reading