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LDL and HDL Cholesterol | Good and Bad Cholesterol | Nucleus Health

LDL and HDL Cholesterol | Good and Bad Cholesterol | Nucleus Health

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 18, 2019

[Music] if you or someone you know has been diagnosed with high cholesterol it’s important to understand what cholesterol is and why it’s important to keep it under control cholesterol is a fat like substance made by your liver and also comes from foods you intake that is then packaged into particles called lipoproteins your […]

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 18, 2019

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release thousands of dangerous chemicals, including […]

Weight Bias in Health Care

Weight Bias in Health Care

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment August 18, 2019

Doctor: “Well, what do we have here?” Mother: “He burned his hand on a stove.” Doctor: “Did you warn him not to touch a hot stove?” Mother “Of course I did!” Doctor: “Well, I’m afraid we can’t help him. Clearly, he did this to himself.” That’s absurd, isn’t it? That a doctor would compromise care […]

KP Careers –  Jin Pae, Clinical Pharmacist

KP Careers – Jin Pae, Clinical Pharmacist

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment August 17, 2019

♪ You have a voice with Kaiser and you can make changes to improve workflow and customer service, too. We try to focus on efficiency. How do we improve patient satisfaction? KP Health Connect is a webpage to help providers connect with one another. When a doctor or nurse charts in Health Connect then pharmacy […]

Stroke | Nucleus Health

Stroke | Nucleus Health

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 17, 2019

A stroke occurs when the blood flow in part of your brain is blocked. After just a few minutes, the starved brain cells begin to die. Normally, the brain receives blood via two major pairs of arteries, which branch throughout brain tissue, and supply your brain cells with a constant flow of oxygen, glucose, and […]

Carbs vs Fat in the Diet – Kevin Hall, NIH

Carbs vs Fat in the Diet – Kevin Hall, NIH

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments August 17, 2019

>>I’m Dr. Kevin Hall. I’m at the National Institute of Diabetes Digestive and Kidney Disease, here in the National Institutes of Health. And my research is primarily regarding how does the body adapt to different diets, and in particular the macronutrients of the diet; that is the carbohydrate, the fat and the protein. What happens […]

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Medicine – Confidentiality: By Nelson Chan M.D.

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Medicine – Confidentiality: By Nelson Chan M.D.

By Bryan Wright 3 Comments August 17, 2019

Confidentiality is a key component of the patient-physician relationship. Patients who believe that their health information will remain confidential are more likely to provide doctors with more accurate information, which in turn will lead to better medical advice. Here are 3 things you cannot forget about confidentiality: Most breaches are inadvertentYou may encounter a particularly […]

Diet Science: Techniques to Boost Your Willpower and Self-Control | Sylvia Tara

Diet Science: Techniques to Boost Your Willpower and Self-Control | Sylvia Tara

By Bryan Wright 40 Comments August 17, 2019

I have a chapter in my book in which I talk about how to build a self-control muscle. It’s really important to do because when they do, again, FMRI studies of some dieter’s brain people who have lost 30 pounds and managed to keep it off for three years or more they have them hold […]

Health Information on the Web

Health Information on the Web

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment August 16, 2019

Can you find credible health information online? When you search for information on the Web it’s important to evaluate your search results before you selected a website. The first few websites that appear in your results are most likely advertisements from companies (.coms) and are selling products or services. Even though these websites contain your […]

Equity and Social Justice  | Precision Medicine

Equity and Social Justice | Precision Medicine

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment August 16, 2019

– Good morning everybody. Good morning everyone. – [Audience] Good morning. – I know everyone’s a little short on energy. I think a few of us stayed up a little past our typical bed times last night. I don’t know. Maybe it’s just me. My name is Alden Landry, and I’m the Faculty Assistant Director […]