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The Good Life: What Really Matters

The Good Life: What Really Matters ​Ted Fischer, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, discusses the “Good Life,” and why it is important to focus on what matters most. Begin Transcript Janet McCutchen:     Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.  I am Janet...


From Disordered to Order: What is Normal Eating?

From Disordered to Order: What is Normal Eating? Reba Sloan, MPH, LRD, FAED talks about Orthorexia, a new eating disorder gaining attention. From Disordered to Ordered: What is Normal Eating by Reba Sloan For Vanderbilt Faculty & Staff: Health Plus offers a variety of programs/services and resources to promote healthy lifestyles in the Vanderbilt community....


Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Teera Wilkins sits down with Vicki Brinsko, Director of Vanderbilt Infection Control, to talk about bedbugs. Ms. Brinsko will discuss signs of infestation, treatment, and prevention.


What is Secondary Trauma?

What is Secondary Trauma? Rosemary Cope, LPC, CEAP, WLC Counselor, will define the concept of Secondary Trauma and the emotional aftermath that can occur after witnessing critical events. Begin Transcription Janet McCutchen:     Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast. I am Janet McCutchen with Work/Life Connections. Today, I am meeting...


Wake Up and Smell the Coffee: Health Benefits of Coffee Consumption

Enjoy a cup of coffee as you learn about the health benefits of coffee consumption in this interview with Dr. Peter Martin.


The Lowdown on E-cigarettes: Useful or Dangerous?

Dr. Hilary Tindle, Director of the Vanderbilt Tobacco Research and Treatment Department talks to Teera about electronic nicotone delivery systems. The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), shows that the percentage of high school students who reported ever using an e-cigarette rose from 4.7 percent in 2011 to 10.0 percent in 2012.


Technology & Stress: Impact on Individuals and Organizations

Technology & Stress: Impact on Individuals and Organizations ​Tammy Key, OET Representative, and Stephen Nicolson, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Work-Life Connections Medical Director, discuss the impact of technology on individuals and organizations. Begin Transcript Janet McCutchen:               Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.  I am Janet McCutchen with...


Wearables: Measuring and Analyzing Your Activities

Wearable technology – there are many apps or devices out there to track health from exercise to sleep to stress. Dr. Trent Rosenbloom talks about wearable technology.


Going Full Term: When Is It OK To Deliver Early?

We interview OB/GYN Bennett Spetalnick, MD about the new definition of "full term pregnancy," recommendations about elective deliveries, and how this impacts a baby's health risks.


Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts Ellen Clark, LCSW, CEAP, WLC Clinical Counselor, will discuss the benefits of pre-marital counseling and the EAP’s role in helping couples set a good foundation for their future as a couple. Begin Transcript Janet McCutchen:     Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.  I am...


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