Category Archives: SWU 130 Chemical Dependency

F.D.A. Seeks Tighter Control on Prescriptions for Class of Painkillers

They are basically talking about the reclassification of hydrocodone-containing painkillers as “Schedule II” medications from their current classification as “Schedule III” drugs. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended tighter controls on how doctors prescribe the most commonly used narcotic … Continue reading

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Caffeinated Alcoholic Drinks’ Dangers Are Cited

Another clever marketing ploy. This is a similar situation to when wine coolers were first introduced. In that case it was to mine a new market for alcohol but this is especially dangerous because the liver will always process the … Continue reading

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About My Job: The Community College Professor

My friend Dr. X sent me a link to a letter by a community college instructor. It rings true for me. I believe the assumption is that instructors are the product of a liberal-biased education and then we decide to … Continue reading

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Drugs v. Therapy (Dr. X’s Free Associations)

As much as we’d like to think that Drugs and/or Psychotherapy, concurrently or not is the proper course of treatment, Dr. X points out yet again, that when dealing with human beings, there is no definitive answer for all patients. … Continue reading

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MCC’s Vision, Mission and Values

Mesa Community College – Leading the way to success in our local and global community.

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Reaching The Last Technology Holdouts At The Front Of The Classroom

This article in no way describes me but I do find some of my students resisting technology. In any event, I am trying to incorporate social media integration and more technology into my online classes. … a new National Educational Technology … Continue reading

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Why Online Education Needs To Get Social

As social media continues to grow and people see it as integral to their daily routines, online education faculty would be wise to start incorporating it into their classes. Education is the second largest industry in America behind health care, and … Continue reading

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