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XCEL Healthcare Training

Hi. Welcome to XCEL, a quick guide for excelling in care for patients with developmental disabilities through communication, environment, and logistics. This training was designed for reception, administrative, and ancillary staff that may interact with patients in a variety of health care settings. So, what are developmental disabilities? Great question. When we refer to people[…]

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Public Health – Concepts of Health and Its Determinants: By Natalie Lovesey M.D.

What is “health”? A useful definition comes from the World Health Organization: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” “Wellness” refers to the presence of positive attributes in one’s life – well-being, quality of life, happiness, and satisfaction. “Illness” is a person’s[…]

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Healthcare in S.C.

Welcome to This Week in South Carolina. I’m Gavin Jackson. Healthcare costs continue to rise several rule hospitals have clothes and South Carolina continues to rank near the bottom when it comes to overall health of its citizens. But the release of a new cancer report and a rise in medical technology shows there is[…]

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