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Why Your Idea Of Success Might Be Making You Miserable

We may be squeamish around talk of building “moral character.” But ethical behaviors might make us happier than productive ones.<p>People desire excellence. We want to be healthier, well-liked, and successful. So we soak up articles instructing us how to get promoted, be more productive, and become …

Social Workers Merit a Higher Value in Society and on Paychecks • SJS

March has been National Social Worker Month in this country. I often wonder how unbearable life would be without the skill, commitment, tenacity and …

The future: Patient-centered and trauma informed

Patient-focused philosophies have been shown to not only produce better patient outcomes, but experts say they can also help improve retention rates, …

A Hospital Reduces Repeat ER Visits By Providing Social Workers

A Milwaukee hospital is trying a new approach to get newly insured residents to stop using emergency rooms as their main source of medical care and develop relationships with doctors instead.<p>The pilot project at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, the only hospital left in a mostly poor, black area of …

Health Care

Like It or Not, Mental Health Is Everyone's Issue

If you've never dealt with severe mental illness; if you haven't sought care for someone and seen it denied -- even with the best of medical coverage; if you've never watched as the once-joyful life of a child, partner, spouse, parent or friend was ravaged by such a curse, then concepts like …

What Social Work Means to Me

<i>by Holli H. Rash</i><p>Social work, to many, represents an industry wrapped around the poor, providing them with services so that they can meet the basic …

Social Issues

Is It That Time of Year? The New Social Worker's 2015 Top 5 Social Work Articles...and a Bit More

<i>by Linda May Grobman, MSW, LSW, ACSW</i><p>As 2015 comes to a close and we look ahead to 2016, I have been wondering what was on social workers' minds over …

Half 'have natural flu protection'

<b>Nearly half of people already have some defences that can prevent flu taking hold, research suggests.</b><p>Tests on 1,414 people showed that part of the immune system - called T-cells - was able to attack regions of the virus that were common to many different strains of flu.<p>The team at University …

Microbiology