A Bit More Healthy Archive April 2014

You’re Using Twitter All Wrong

You’re Using Twitter All Wrong

Don’t just focus on personal gratification.

By Kevin RR Williams

SOCIAL MEDIA It's time we had the Twitter talk to prevent premature elation that hinders mutual satisfaction.

The Voice Lessons

The Voice Lessons

Music to my ears.

By Kevin RR Williams

ENTERTAINMENT Someone who sings much better than peers or those in regional contests can quickly fade to obscurity in a televised singing competition.

Is The Silent Treatment Effective?

Is The Silent Treatment Effective?

Don’t sabotage relationships with silence.

By Kevin RR Williams

BEHAVIOR Communication differs among the sexes. Is the silent treatment actually an effective method of engaging conversation?

Beware of Filthy Stethoscopes

Beware of Filthy Stethoscopes

A stethoscope cannot hear the bacteria being transferred.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Despite disposal of needles and diligent sanitation of most hospital surfaces, many patients develop secondary infections and medical complications.

Alternatives to Knee Surgery

Alternatives to Knee Surgery

The scalpel doesn’t always cut it.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Painful knees stifle mobility, which can lead to weight gain and more complications. Though tempted to ask a surgeon to fix it, there are non-invasive options that should be tried first.

Why Dr. Oops is So Silent

Why Dr. Oops is So Silent

Medical mistakes are not something we can talk about.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTHCARE Medical mistakes can lead to patient mistrust, malpractice suits, revoked licenses and, as in the case with the infamous Jackson physician, criminal convictions.

Why Are Anatomy Posters Useful?

Why Are Anatomy Posters Useful?

They are much more than medical office decoration.

By Kevin RR Williams

POSTERS Did you know dry erase markers can be used on laminated or framed human anatomy posters? Here are more reasons for having them.

Take Cuss Out of Customer Service

Take Cuss Out of Customer Service

If you sell anything, you must be great at customer service.

By Kevin RR Williams

BEHAVIOR Coming up with amicable solutions to customer complaints can be as stressful for the representative as it is to the caller. Follow these tips for more peaceful resolutions.