BCMS Report Summer 2017
Human Trafficking: A Public Health Concern
Courtesy of the United States Department of Homeland Security
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Millions of men, women, and children, are trafficked into forced labor situations and into the sex trade worldwide. Many of these victims are lured from their homes with false promises of well-paying jobs; instead, they are forced or coerced into prostitution, domestic servitude, or other types of forced labor. READ MORE
BCMS Report Winter 2016
“How To Be A Good Patient”
By Tyler Cymet, D.O.
Having a good doctor doesn’t mean that a person gets good medical care. It increases the chances, but is only half of the relationship. Doctors can advocate best for people they know well and understand. The long-term satisfaction of being a doctor comes from the relationships developed with the people for whom we care. Everyone needs to learn to be “good patients”. What you need to do may vary from doctor to doctor, but there are some general rules that you can follow to be the best patient possible. READ MORE