Author Archives: Brittany Hartwell

About Brittany Hartwell

Brittany is currently a student at Wichita State University in the Health Administration Program. This is her last year before she ventures out into the eventful healthcare world. This blog will primarily show the latest healthcare topics of our beautiful and ever-changing nation.

Chemo Baths

A photographer by the name of Jon Upson was diagnosed with appendix cancer. We was said to have a strong stomach pain and decided to ignore it. One day, he was unable to stand up. Appendix cancer is rare and … Continue reading

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ADHD in Children Diagnosis

If your child is restless and hyperactive, this may not mean that your child has ADHD. There are many other contributing factors to hyperactivity and being inattentive. Does your nine year old have a cell phone that is linked to … Continue reading

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Obese Children

I read an article on CBSnews.com about an obese child who was taken from their parents.  He was the youngest child in the U.K. to have ever been taken away from their parents for obesity concerns. A spokesperson from the … Continue reading

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Early and Middle Childhood Studies

  According to Healthy People 2020 early and middle childhood studies of health show room for improvement. Many studies are being held in research for the development of young children. The main areas of study are their social, physical and … Continue reading

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Analysis of C.W. Williams Health Center Decision from 1994

The following is an analysis using Strategic Management: I think that C.W. Williams Health Center should become allies with one or two of the major hospital systems and establish another health center location in the community. Ms. Marrs, the CEO, … Continue reading

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H1N1 Information

H1N1 is a respiratory disease that is caused by the Type A influenza virus. It was first noticed in the United States in April 2009. It is a very new virus that is causing illness worldwide. The World Health Organization … Continue reading

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Poor Patients Are the Most Expensive Patients

This is based on a video found on Fronline.org http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/doctor-hotspot/ Camden, New Jersey is considered one of the most dangerous cities in America. The poverty level is extremely high and so are health care costs. Dr. Jeffrey Brenner wants to lower … Continue reading

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