Featured Stories tagged with "School of Health Sciences"

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One of the main challenges students face when entering college is personal organization. They\'ve been tightly managed their entire academic lives, so the newfound independence leads many to neglect schedules, submit assignments late, and otherwise sabotage their freshman year GPAs. In that vein, here are my ten tips for getting organized before you start college:
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School of Health Sciences (SHS) undergraduate student Emily Lisanti received a first-hand and in-depth look at the medical field as one of only 16 undergraduate students chosen to participate in Northwell Health Summer Pre-Medicine Program for College Students.
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The One-Sided Relationship A relationship that’s one-sided is not satisfying. When we feel dominated by our partner, we’re likely to feel our self-confidence gradually erode, and that can fuel a host of other problems. 
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It’s a ubiquitous tool in hospitals across America, but no one agrees on how to use it most effectively. That is until two Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) professors and their students decided to investigate this issue as their DPT research project.
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The groundbreaking work of a Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) graduate might change the longstanding treatment of concussions.
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The patient, Manny, was a 23-year-old obese male on the autism spectrum who had been hospitalized. After a recent car accident that broke bones in his right leg and wrist, his limited communication skills had become impaired; he spent most of the time in his hospital bed, curled up in a fetal position. As a member of an interdisciplinary medical team, what is the best course of treatment?
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A Nor’easter storm was no match for the hundreds of students who joined in Touro College School of Health Sciences 5th Annual Interprofessional Education Symposium on March 13.
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A 750-meter swim. A 20-kilometer bike ride. A five-kilometer run. If any of these events sound tiring, try doing them one after the other. 
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We all seek meaningful relationships and yet, for many of us, this goal remains elusive. What does it take to sustain a healthy and happy relationship? A lot of work and commitment, says Dr. Louis Primavera, dean of Touro College’s School of Health Sciences and coauthor of the newly-published Making Marriage Work, along with Dr. Rob Pascale. The two have identified these four key cornerstones for building a good relationship:
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"Early on in my career as a physician assistant, I looked after patients with multiple chronic conditions and illnesses that needed several specialists involved in their cases. Communication was critical,” recalls Nathan Boucher, director of graduate education Physician Assistant Program at Touro’s School of Health Sciences. “With transitions between workers taking place every eight, 12 and 24 hours, there were a lot of chances to drop the ball.”