National Attention for Respiratory Care

I read this week in the YSU New Briefs about the Respiratory Care Program here at YSU.  They have recently been featured in AARC Times for their participation in the American Association of Respiratory Care International Respiratory Congress in Anaheim, California.  Teresa Volsko and an assistant professor in health professions attended the conference with two […]

Health Literacy Month

You might happen to see a poster up in the library this month about health literacy. But if you haven’t seen it, here is the basic idea behind health literacy: Health literacy refers to a persons ability to understand their medical conditions, paperwork, medications, and other health care concepts.  According to the US department of […]

PT Department Raises Disability Awareness

I recently attended an event held by the YSU Physical Therapy students that took place in downtown Youngstown.  During this event, people were asked to navigate the streets and buildings of Downtown Youngstown in both electric and non-electric wheel chairs.  I took part in 2 of the 4 stations and while i considered myself contentious […]