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Breastfeeding Support

The National Post published an article  that described a study about how the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines around breastfeeding, and the way the medical community communicates those guidelines, influences the breastfeeding decisions of mothers.   598 more words


Playing The Odds

Remember if you will, the scene from the Deer Hunter in which three fellow prisoners are forced to play Russian roulette.  Stephen loses his bottle and is forced by the guards into a rat infested underwater cage.   1,156 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

The Day Our Health Professionals Became Foot Soldiers At OAU Teaching Hospital

To most people, it’s a dream that is yet to become a reality. To others, it’s a rude shock which reflects the state of the nation. 562 more words

Nation Building

Thinking through my fingers

I started art therapy today. I like the therapist and the group seem nice too. They all worked on really lovely paintings and pictures but I couldn’t, I’ve never been able to. 734 more words

Mental Health

Cane and Able

I’ve arrived at the steps to my office building. It’s a somewhat unattractive 1950s carbuncle, but defines who I am and where I belong.  I’m feeling ready for the fight, although more recently the fight has become more challenging. 1,153 more words

Health Professionals

What if I Want to Wean my Baby?

Breastfeeding your baby for even a day is the best baby gift you can give. Breastfeeding is always the best choice for your baby.  If it doesn’t seem like the best choice for you, these guidelines may help.   1,068 more words


Conference: Dangerous Liaisons? Industry Relations with Health Professionals

The Institute for Human Values in Health Care at the Medical University of South Carolina is hosting the 14th Annual Pitts Memorial Lectureship, entitled Dangerous Liaisons… 206 more words