Featured Stories tagged with "School of Health Sciences"

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Physician Assistant students at the School of Health Sciences (SHS) produced videos to educate the public. Shelly and Priscilla spoke about the flu, especially timely as this year many fell victim to a particularly rough strain.
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Anyone who’s been married for more than a few months can tell you it’s tough. And it seems to have gotten tougher, considering how divorce rates have climbed over the last few decades.  In our book, “Making Marriage Work” we reviewed the findings of hundreds of research studies to try to understand whether and in what ways marriage has changed.
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One of the main challenges students face when entering college is personal organization. They\'ve been tightly managed their entire academic lives, so the newfound independence leads many to neglect schedules, submit assignments late, and otherwise sabotage their freshman year GPAs. In that vein, here are my ten tips for getting organized before you start college:
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We all seek meaningful relationships and yet, for many of us, this goal remains elusive. What does it take to sustain a healthy and happy relationship? A lot of work and commitment, says Dr. Louis Primavera, dean of Touro College’s School of Health Sciences and coauthor of the newly-published Making Marriage Work, along with Dr. Rob Pascale. The two have identified these four key cornerstones for building a good relationship:
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Voices from across the voice care field – surgeons, scientists, speech-language pathologists, voice teachers and performing artists – rang out from Philadelphia during the Voice Foundation\'s 42nd annual symposium, which focused on the Care of the Professional Voice. 
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The One-Sided Relationship A relationship that’s one-sided is not satisfying. When we feel dominated by our partner, we’re likely to feel our self-confidence gradually erode, and that can fuel a host of other problems. 
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Power and control can be an issue in all kinds of relationships. There are some in which the two parties consider themselves to be equals and treat each other as such. In many, however, one person might have the upper hand. The one who is higher in the pecking order very often has the ability to influence and manipulate the other person. When we dominate a relationship, decisions usually go in our favor, we often dictate what to do or even talk about, and our emotional state can influence the emotional state of the other person. 
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Earlier this month Touro College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) students participated with enthusiasm in New York state Occupational Therapy Association’s (NYSOTA) annual Advocacy Day.
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Daniella Sinay, a graduate of the Touro College Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program class of 2015, was the first PT student to ever be granted the opportunity to complete a clinical experience at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of the most prominent biomedical research facilities in the country and an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Patients seen at the NIH, come from all over the world with rare and severe diseases seeking experimental treatments in hopes of receiving life-saving interventions.
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It was her own interaction with a Physician Assistant (PA) that inspired Rachel Farahan, a 2013 graduate of the School of Health Sciences’ PA Program. At the age of 20, she battled a serious illness, and remains grateful for the care she received. Now, as she begins tending to others, Farahan is determined to make anyone who visits her for treatment or consultation feel comfortable. "Patients have no reason to apologize for having questions and needing help," she says, and it’s a philosophy that may just help her save lives.