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Difficult Conversations: The Risks and Benefits of Opening Up

Whether we need to provide constructive criticism in a performance review or confront our teenager's acting out behavior at home, touchy conversations are difficult for everyone. Stephanie Dean, LPC, CEAP, Work-Life Connections Assistant Manager discusses the risks and benefits of engaging in difficult conversations.


Introduction to GMOs with Melinda Mahoney, RD, LDN

GMO: Genetically Modified Organisms. What are they? What are the health considerations? Melinda Mahoney gives an introduction to the GMO discussion.


Needlestick/Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Management for Vanderbilt Employees

Teera speaks with Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic Infectious Disease Program Nurse Specialist, Deborah Sutherland, about blood and body fluid exposure management.


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...


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