Tag Archives: health

Communicating monkeypox and other health issues

Health communication requires honesty.

Monkeypox is a viral disease that is leaving America questioning what’s happening next, again. After we fight to get through COVID-19, we are faced with yet another healthcare outbreak. We are stuck having questions without answers, again. Although monkeypox is being carefully monitored before it becomes too large of an …

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Preventing burnout before it’s a problem

Burnout affects both students and professionals.

Burnout is a demoralizing feeling that can affect many people in their day-to-day life. It is the feeling of emptiness, mental exhaustion, and lack of motivation/care. This has been an ongoing feeling for many people for a while, including SIU alumnus, graduate teaching assistants, and undergraduates. “The Burnout Pandemic” A …

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